In the second match of the day of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Comilla Victorians have defeated Rajshahi Kings in a convincing way.
Comilla after winning the toss elected to field first and Rajshahi were in trouble right from the beginning. Due to Comilla’s consistent good bowling, Rajshahi only managed to score 115 runs in their 20 overs losing 7 wickets.
Opener Lendl Simmons scored 40 runs and it was the highest individual score for Rajshahi. Comilla Victorians skipper Mohammad Nabi led from the front and picked up 3 wickets.
In reply, Rajshahi lost an early wicket but then Imrul Kayes and Jos Butler guided all the way through to victory for Comilla. Butler was unbeaten for 50 while Imrul Kayes was unbeaten for 44 runs.
With this win, Comilla have now 2 matches out of 3 and on the other hand Rajshahi only managed to win 1 match out of 4.
- Rajshahi 115/7 (20 ov) | Simmons 40*, Farhad 25* | Nabi 3/15
- Comilla 120/1 (15.1 ov) | Butler 50*, Kayes 44* | Farhad 1/31
Result: Comilla Victorians won by 9 wickets