Sylhet Sixers beat the defending title holder of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) by 9 wickets in the BPL-5 opener. After batting first Dhaka set a total of 136-7 with Kumar Sangakkara’s 32, Evin Lewis 26. Nasir Hossain, the skipper of Sylhet gave 21 runs to take 2 crucial wickets from his allotted 4 overs. Abul Hasan and L Plunkett aslo picked up two wickets each.
In reply, Fletcher and Upul Tharanga gave Sylhet a flying start. Their 109 runs partnership in the opening stand helped the Sixers to get an easy win over the mighty Dhaka. Fletcher scored 63 and Tharanga was not out on 69 off 48 balls with 5 fours and 2 sixes at the end of the match as he was adjudged as ‘Man of the Match’>