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Vikings win after first ever BPL super over

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 Published: 05:52 PM, 12 January 2019   Updated: 07:48 PM, 12 January 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Bangladesh primer League (BPL) has been witnessed first ever super over in the 11th match between Khulna Titans and Chittagong Vikings. Where Chittagong Vikings beat Kulna Titans by 1-run.

Chittagong Vikings won the toss and elected to field first. Khulna Titans manage to score 151/6 (DJ Malan 45(43), Mahmudullah 33(31); Chittagong Vikings also able to manage 151/8 after 20 over; (Yasir Ali 41, Mushfiqur Rahim 34, Frylinck 23) and match tied.

In super over, Batting first Vikings set 12 to win for Titans. Delport and Frylinck hit a four each but they able to manage only 11/1. In reply, Titans start with the single but Malan hit 4 in the 2nd ball and 2 in the 3rd ball but after losing CR Brathwaite, Paul  Stirling takes 2 in the 5th ball. They needed 3 runs in the final delivery but Stirling could not able to connect bat with the ball. It was wide from round the wicket and Stirling misses the ball. They run for a bye and it is not enough, Stirling gets run out, just walking out after completing the single.

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