Tamim`s century seal 9 wickets victory for Dhaka...

Tamim`s century seal 9 wickets victory for Dhaka

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:07 PM, 28 January 2022   Updated: 10:08 PM, 28 January 2022

Tamim`s century seal 9 wickets victory for Dhaka

Tamim`s century seal 9 wickets victory for Dhaka

Tamim Iqbal's second BPL hundred helped Minister Group Dhaka to seal a comfortable nine wickets victory over Sylhet Sunrisers. With the victory, Dhaka rose to fourth place of the point table.

Batting first Sylhet Sunrisers post 175/5 thanks to Lendl Simmons' 116 off 65. Minister Dhaka chased down the target with 18 balls to spare. 

Chasing the target Dhaka openers Tamim Iqbal and Mohammad Shahzad added 173 for the opening stand. When  Mohammad Shahzad (53 off 39) went out Dhaka wast 3 runs away from victory. Tamim Iqbal left the field remained not out on 111 off 64, his innings adorned with 17 fours and four sixes.

Alauddin Babu (1/32) was the only successful bowler for Sylhet Sunrisers.

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 Dhaka skipper Mahmudullah Riyad won the toss and asked Sylhet Sunrisers to bat first. Anamul Haque (18 off 16) and Lendl Simmons gave a 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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