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Comilla beat Dhaka in last ball thriller

  Sports Desk

 Published: 06:21 PM, 1 February 2019  

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Comilla Victorians beat Dhaka Dynamites by 1-run in the last ball thriller. 

Dhaka Dynamites needed 13 runs in the last over but they lost Rubel Hossain in the first ball. Mohammad Saifuddin has given just one run in the first 4-ball and Dhaka needed 12 in the last two balls Russell hit six and four in the 5th and 6th ball respectively but it wasn't enough.

Chasing the target of 12, Dhaka 3 wickets to 17 and 4th wicket to 29. Sp Narine (22), KA Pollard 34 off 33 and AD Russell 30 off 24  tried hard but they lost the match by 1-run. 

Mohammad Saifuddin bagged 4 wickets for 22. Mahedi Hasan took 2 for 22. 

Earlier, Dhaka Dynamites won the toss and elected to field first. Comilla Victorians post 127/10 in 20 over. Comilla got a good start as opener Tamim Iqbal scored 38 off 20. But they lost wickets in the regular interval. All their batsmen went out to a single digit but Shahid Afridi made 18 off 17. At one stage they lost 8 wickets to 87 but Mahedi Hasan 20 off 15 and Wahab Riaz 16 off 12 help Victorians to post 127 after 20 over.

Rubel Hossain bagged 4 for 30. SP Narine and Shakib Al Hasan took 2 wickets each. 

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