Sylhet Sixers spent one more ball than 11 overs of their innings to complete the overhauling 10 wicket victory against Chittagong Vikings, the last team in the table of BPL 2017.
Mohammad Rizwan and Andre Fletcher checked respective thirties to take the team into victory lap half way through the innings.
The two openers of Sylhet Sixers were unbeaten scoring 36 and 32 runs. Rizwan’s 36 came off 33 balls with 6 shots of four and Fletcher scored 32 off 34 with 4 fours and a six.
In the early part of the match, Sylhet Sixers’ skipper Nasir Hossain strangled Chittagong Vikings claiming a fifer. His five for 31 devastated the Vikings’ batting line up as they were bundled out scoring 67 runs in 12 overs.
Nabil Samad took 3 wickets for Sixers while Sharifullah bagged 2.
Luis Reece, Stiaan Van Zyl and Irfan Sukkur were only batsmen to touch the double digit in Chittagong Vikings’ innings. 15 was the highest in the Vikings’ innings scored by Irfan Sukkur.
Watch the video of Nasir Hossain’s 5-wicket haul against Chittagong Vikings-
Chittagong Vikings 67 all out (12 overs)
Irfan Sukkur 15, Stiaan Van Zyl 11, Luis Reece 12
Nasir Hossain 5/31, Nabil Samad 3/7, Sharifullah 2/23
Sylhet Sixers 68/0 (11.1 overs)
Mohammad Rizwan 36*, Andre Fletcher 32*
Result: Sylhet Sixers won by 10 wickets.
Toss: Sylhet Sixers.