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Taskin's four help Sylhet to beat Chittagong

Sports Desk Daily-Bangladesh.com
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Pacer Taskin Ahmed bagged 4 wickets for 28 as Sylhet Sixers beat Chittagong Vikings by 5-run in last ball thriller at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today.

After winning the toss Sylhet Sixers elected to bat first and Posted 168/5 in 20 overs.

Sylhet lost 3 wickets on 6. But with the help of Skipper David Warner's 59 off 47, Affif Hossain's 45 off 28 and N Pooran's 52* off 32 they posted a fighting total.

R Frylinck bagged 3 for 26-run, off spiner Nayeem Hasan took 1 for 20.

In reply, Chittagong Vikings lost Mohammad Shahzad early in the day as Taskin strikes in his very first over of the innings. Then, Mohammad Ashraful, Cameroon Daleport was repairing the innings. Chittagong lost Delport (38) to 63.

After losing the wicket of Ashraful (22) to 69 runs, Chittagong got under pressure.

From here, Sikandar Raza 37 off 28 and R Frylink 44 off 24 give hope to Vikings but they needed 24-run in last over. Frylink strikes two sixes but it was not sufficient to chase the target. But they able to managed 163/7 in 20 overs.

Daily Bangladesh/Sohug

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