BPL 2017: Fletcher, Tharanga guide Sylhet to third straight win

  • Posted at: 08 Nov, 2017, in Sports

SYLHET: Sylhet Sixers beat Rajshahi Kings by 33 runs to register their third straight win of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sylhet in Bangladesh on Tuesday.Chasing a massive target of 206, Rajshahi Kings could manage only 172/8 in 20 overs.3 matches won at our home ground! Congratulations! — Sylhet Sixers (@SylhetSixersBpl) Sylhet Sixers winFarhad Reza6 (6b)71 runs needed from 30 balls.

Daren Sammy and James Franklin are on the crease! — Rajshahi Kings (@RKingsOfficial) Congratulations on his brilliant half-century! — Rajshahi Kings (@RKingsOfficial) Kings keep fighting. Let’s hope we can win the game.. — Rajshahi Kings (@RKingsOfficial) Come on boys! Rajshahi Kings on 79 and 3 wickets down! — Sylhet Sixers (@SylhetSixersBpl) Luke Wright and Mominul Haque played a very good 50 runs opening partnership against Sylhet Sixers! — Rajshahi Kings (@RKingsOfficial) =======================================================================This is the time for the Kings to show their batting power. Lets make it happen.

Keep supporting the Kings! — Rajshahi Kings (@RKingsOfficial) SCORE UPDATE after the first innings!Good score! — Sylhet Sixers (@SylhetSixersBpl) Sixer debut by and what a superb one indeed! — Sylhet Sixers (@SylhetSixersBpl) Farhad Reza to Plunkett, FOURGreat start from Sylhet Sixers!

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iOS: — BPLT20 (@Official_BPLT20) Rajshahi Kings captain Darren Sammy won the toss and chose to bowl first against Sylhet Sixers in the sixth match of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet, Bangladesh, on Tuesday. Sylhet have made two changes in the final eleven. Shuvagata Hom and Krishmar Santokie have been left out for Kamrul Islam Rabbi and Danushka Gunathilaka.Sixers captain Nasir Hossain says it looks like a very good batting wicket. “We will look for something around 170-180 and then defend it.”The match got under way at 6pm PST (7pm local time and 13:00 GMT).Sylhet Sixers have already staged two victories in as many matches while Rajshahi, who lost their first encounter, will be looking to open their account on the point table.Sylhet is led by Bangladesh all-rounder Nasir Hossain while Darren Sammy will lead Kings.In the first match of the day, Comilla Victorians thrashed Misbah ul Haq-led Chittagong Kings by eight wickets in a one-sided contest.Where to watch BPL matchesThe BPL matches can be watched live on following channels: Channel 9 Bangladesh, Geo Super Pakistan, MTV Sports Sri Lanka, Premier Sports, Channel 9 UK, ESPN USA, Sports Max Caribbean Islands, beIN sports Middle-East, NEO Prime India, NepalSquadsSylhet Sixers: Sabbir Rahman, Babar Azam, Chaturanga de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Nasir Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Nabil Samad. Ghulam Mudassar, Mohammad Sharif, Imtiaz Hossain, Sharifullah, Krishmar Santokie, Usman Khan, Barry McCarthy. Andre Fletcher, Davy Jacobs, Liam Plunkett, Ross Whiteley, Wanidu Hasaranga, Taijul Islam, Abul Hasan, Shuvagata Hom, Kamrul Islam Rabbi.Rajshahi Kings: Mushfiqur Rahim, Lendl Simmons, Farhad Reza, Samit Patel, Rony Talukdar, Usama Mir, Raza Ali Dar, Hossain Ali, Naeem Islam jnr, Kazi Anik, Darren Sammy, Kesrick Williams, Malcolm Waller, James Franklin, Luke Wright, Mohammad Sami, Mominul Haque, Mustafizur Rahman, Zakir Hasan, Nihaduzzaman. – SAMAA 

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