Sabbir, Taskin lead Sixers to successive win
In the 31st match of the Bangladesh Premier League 2019, Sylhet Sixers defeated Khulna Titans by 58 runs.
Sylhet Sixers, on the way to the big stride of making it ahead this year, have managed the consecutive wins comprehensively beating Khulna Titans by 58 runs in the first of double headers in Saturday.
Top order batsmen finely filed a team effort to accumulate a total in near of two hundred. After opting to bat first, Sixers reached 195 for the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs.
Sabbir Rahman, though going through heavy controversies after being selected in the national team for New Zealand tour, turned prodigious slamming a 29 ball 44 for the Sixers.
Following the fruitful opening partnership of 71 between Litton Das and Afif Hossain, Sabbir’s combination of hitting with Mohammad Nawaz tuned on the big day for Sylhet Sixers. Nawaz was unbeaten with 39.
Replying, Khulna Titans survived one ball to the 19th over, losing all wickets at 137. This is their eighth loss of the season in 10 matches, practically diminished all of their chances to get rise.
For Sylhet Sixers, Taskin Ahmed continued to add to his tally of wickets, taken two in the match conceding 6 runs. On the other end, Nabil Samad, literally broke the back of the Titan’s innings snatching Brendon Taylor, Ariful Haq and later Yasir Shah as well.
Sylhet Sixers 195/4 (20 overs),
Afif Hossain 49, Sabbir Rahman 44, Mohammad Nawaz 39
Taijul Islam 3/30, Junaid Khan 1/48
Khulna Titans 137 all out (18.1 overs)
Brendan Taylor 34, Ariful Haq 24, Junaid Siddique 20
Nabil Samad 3/20, Taskin Ahmed 2/6
Result: Sylhet Sixers won by 58 runs.
Man of the Match: Mohammad Nawaz