Simmons` ton drive Sylhet to 175...

Simmons` ton drive Sylhet to 175

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:18 PM, 28 January 2022   Updated: 08:20 PM, 28 January 2022

Simmons` ton drive Sylhet to 175

Simmons` ton drive Sylhet to 175

Lendl Simmons' 116 off 65 powered Sylhet Sunrisers to 175/5 in the 10th match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram.

Minister Group of Dhaka skipper Mahmudullah Riyad won the toss and asked Sylhet Sunrisers to bat first. Anamul Haque (18 off 16) and Lendl Simmons gave flying start to Sylhet adding 50 runs in 5.5 overs before the former was dismissed by Ebadot Hossain.

Soon after they reduced to 65/3 as Mohammad Mithun (6) and Colin Ingram (0) went out in quick succession. Lendl Simmons and RS Bopara added 63 runs for the fourth wicket stand before the latter being dismissed by run out for 13. 

But Lendl Simmons' 116 off 65 helped Sylhet Sunrisers to 175/5 in 20 overs. His innings were adorned with 14 boundaries and five over boundaries.

For Dhaka, Qais Ahmad, Ebadot Hossain, Andre Russell and Mashrafe Mortaza took one wicket apiece.

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