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Mashrafe star as Rangpur beat Comilla by 9 wickets

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 Published: 08:54 PM, 8 January 2019   Updated: 09:06 PM, 8 January 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Skipper Mashrafe Mortaza bagged 4 for 11 as Rangpur Riders beat Comilla Victorians by 9 wickets in the 6th match of BPL 2019 at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today.

After winning the toss Mashrafe Mortaza send Comilla Victorians to bat first. Comilla Victorians bowled out to 63 in 16.2 overs.  Rangpur Riders chase down the target with 9 wickets and 48 balls in hand. 

Chasing the target Comilla lost CH Gayle (1 off 6) on 14. But Rangpur chased the target easily with Mehedi Maruf and RR Rossouw's unbeaten 53-stand in 2nd wickets. Mehedi Mafruf scored 36 off 39 and RR Rossouw 20 off 28. 

Earlier, Tamim Iqbal and Evin Lewis open the innings for Comilla. After losing Tamim Iqbal on 10. Comilla losing their wickets in the regular interval. Only Shahid Afridi made double figure 25 off 18 and Comilla bowled out to 63 keeping 3.4 overs in hand.

Rangpur joins Dhaka Dynamites at the top of the table on four points, although they have played one more match than Dhaka. Comilla sits even with Chittagong Vikings in third place with two points, though Vikings have a game in hand.

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