BPL 2017: Comilla Victorians beat Misbah-led Chittagong Vikings

  • Posted at: 08 Nov, 2017, in Sports

Jos Buttler scored 48 to help Comilla Victorians beat Chittagong Vikings by eight wickets in a match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet, Bangladesh, on Tuesday.Buttler struck two 6s and three 4s in his 48 off 42 balls before giving his wicket to Subashis Roy. Imrul Kayes and and West Indian batsman Marlon Samuels joined hands to steer Comila Victorians to a comfortable win with 16 balls to spare and 8 wickets intact.Also read: Earlier, Misbah ul Haq-led Chittagong Vikings could manage only 143 runs in their allotted 20 overs.Luke Wright top scored for Vikings with 21-ball 40 runs.=======================================================================Comilla Victorians beat Chittagong Vikings by eight wickets17.2 – Subashis Roy to Samuels, FOUR,17.1 – Subashis Roy to Samuels, FOUREND OF OVER:17 | 17 Runs | CV: 136/2 (8 runs required from 18 balls, RR: 8.00, RRR: 2.66)END OF OVER:16 | 6 Runs | CV: 119/2 (25 runs required from 24 balls, RR: 7.43, RRR: 6.25)END OF OVER:15 | 10 Runs | CV: 113/2 (31 runs required from 30 balls, RR: 7.53, RRR: 6.20)END OF OVER:14 | 7 Runs 1 Wkt | CV: 103/2 (41 runs required from 36 balls, RR: 7.35, RRR: 6.83)END OF OVER:13 | 6 Runs | CV: 96/1 (48 runs required from 42 balls, RR: 7.38, RRR: 6.85)END OF OVER:12 | 11 Runs | CV: 90/1 (54 runs required from 48 balls, RR: 7.50, RRR: 6.75)END OF OVER:11 | 4 Runs | CV: 79/1 (65 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 7.18, RRR: 7.22)END OF OVER:11 | 4 Runs | CV: 79/1 (65 runs required from 54 balls, RR: 7.18, RRR: 7.22)END OF OVER:10 | 7 Runs | CV: 75/1 (69 runs required from 60 balls, RR: 7.50, RRR: 6.90)END OF OVER:9 | 6 Runs | CV: 68/1 (76 runs required from 11 overs, RR: 7.55, RRR: 6.90)END OF OVER:8 | 8 Runs | CV: 62/1 (82 runs required from 12 overs, RR: 7.75, RRR: 6.83)END OF OVER:7 | 5 Runs | CV: 54/1 (90 runs required from 13 overs, RR: 7.71, RRR: 6.92)END OF OVER:6 | 3 Runs | CV: 49/1 (95 runs required from 14 overs, RR: 8.16, RRR: 6.78)END OF OVER:5 | 4 Runs 1 Wkt | CV: 46/1 (98 runs required from 15 overs, RR: 9.20, RRR: 6.53)END OF OVER:4 | 16 Runs | CV: 42/0 (102 runs required from 16 overs, RR: 10.50, RRR: 6.37)END OF OVER:3 | 13 Runs | CV: 26/0 (118 runs required from 17 overs, RR: 8.66, RRR: 6.94)END OF OVER:2 | 12 Runs | CV: 13/0 (131 runs required from 18 overs, RR: 6.50, RRR: 7.27)END OF OVER:1 | 1 Run | CV: 1/0 (143 runs required from 19 overs, RR: 1.00, RRR: 7.52) =========================================================================Chittagong Vikings managed to score just 143 with the loss of seven.In the end, what should’ve been 200 plus has been kept to 143.Saifuddin gave excellent account of himself, troubling the batsmen with his accuracy and minute changes in pace as Chittagong couldn’t bring out the big hits.The batsmen also didn’t help their cause by trying some outrageous strokes – two of them falling to attempted scoops of slower deliveries to short fine leg.Chittagong Vikings couldn’t get a single boundary for the last 12 overs and a bit of their innings, partly due to the discipline of the bowlers, who mixed their variations up nicely.END OF OVER:20 | 10 Runs 1 Wkt | CHV: 143/7 | RR: 7.15END OF OVER:19 | 5 Runs 1 Wkt | CHV: 133/6 | RR: 7.00END OF OVER:18 | 4 Runs | CHV: 128/5 | RR: 7.11END OF OVER:17 | 5 Runs | CHV: 124/5 | RR: 7.29END OF OVER:16 | 5 Runs 1 Wkt | CHV: 119/5 | RR: 7.43END OF OVER:15 | 7 Runs | CHV: 114/4 | RR: 7.60END OF OVER:14 | 3 Runs 2 Wkts | CHV: 107/4 | RR: 7.64END OF OVER:13 | 2 Runs | CHV: 104/2 | RR: 8.00END OF OVER:12 | 5 Runs 1 Wkt | CHV: 102/2 | RR: 8.50END OF OVER:11 | 6 Runs | CHV: 97/1 | RR: 8.81END OF OVER:10 | 6 Runs | CHV: 91/1 | RR: 9.10END OF OVER:9 | 5 Runs | CHV: 85/1 | RR: 9.44END OF OVER:8 | 9 Runs | CHV: 80/1 | RR: 10.00END OF OVER:7 | 8 Runs | CHV: 71/1 | RR: 10.14END OF OVER:6 | 9 Runs 1 Wkt | CHV: 63/1 | RR: 10.50END OF OVER:5 | 15 Runs | CHV: 54/0 | RR: 10.80END OF OVER:4 | 12 Runs | CHV: 39/0 | RR: 9.75END OF OVER:3 | 13 Runs | CHV: 27/0 | RR: 9.00END OF OVER:2 | 7 Runs | CHV: 14/0 | RR: 7.00END OF OVER:1 | 7 Runs | CHV: 7/0 | RR: 7.00SYLHET: Mohammad Nabi, the Comilla Victorians captain, chose to bowl first against Chittagong Vikings in Sylhet.Vikings are playing their first game of the tournament while Comilla have the same XI that lost their opening game to Sylhet Sixers.Chittagong, led by Misbah-ul-Haq, picked Luke Ronchi, Dilshan Munaweera, Luis Reece, the England allrounder, and Sikandar Raza, the in-form Zimbabwe allrounder, as their four overseas players.Comilla’s foreign line-up comprised Nabi and his Afghanistan team-mate Rashid Khan, along with West Indies’ World T20 winners Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo.Chittagong Vikings managed to score just 143 with the loss of seven, which Comilla Victorians achieved for two wickets in 18th over.

Comilla Victorians: 1 Liton Das (wk), 2 Imrul Kayes, 3 Marlon Samuels, 4 Jos Buttler, 5 Alok Kapali, 6 Mohammad Nabi (capt), 7 Dwayne Bravo, 8 Mohammad Saifuddin, 9 Rashid Khan, 10 Arafat Sunny, 11 Al-Amin HossainChittagong Vikings: 1 Anamul Haque, 2 Soumya Sarkar, 3 Luke Ronchi, 4 Misbah-ul-Haq, 5 Dilshan Munaweera, 6 Luis Reece, 7 Sikandar Raza, 8 Subashis Roy, 9 Suhrawadi Shuvo, 10 Sunzamul Islam, 11 Taskin Ahmed. 

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