Beximco Dhaka collected their first factors within the Bangabandhu T20 Cup, beating Fortune Barishal by seven wickets. Dhaka made it slightly tight in direction of the top of their 109-run chase, however Yasir Ali settled the conest with two sixes within the penultimate over to finish the win.
Dhaka had been put into a powerful place after Robiul Islam Robi’s four for 20 helped them prohibit Barishal to 108 for 8. Robi, the 30-year previous offspinner, trapped Saif Hassan lbw after the batsman missed a sweep within the fifth over. Subsequent ball, Parvez Hossain Emon mistimed one to long-on, earlier than Afif Hossain joined him again within the dugout by providing catch to long-off, within the subsequent over.
When the captain Mushfiqur Rahim introduced Robi again for his final over within the 12th over, he had Tamim Iqbal, batting on 31 with three fours and a six, caught on the midwicket boundary.
Barishal discovered it arduous to maintain Robi away from the sport even after his spell was over. The subsequent two dismissed batsmen, Irfan Sukkur and Towhid Hridoy, who top-scored with a run-a-ball 33, had been each caught by Robi.
Aside from Robi’s four-wicket haul, left-arm paceman Shafiqul Islam took two wickets whereas Nayeem Hasan and Rubel Hossain had one apiece. Barishal completed on 108 for Eight in 20 overs, a complete properly beneath the common rating for groups batting first within the afternoon video games throughout this competitors.
Dhaka took a gradual method of their chase, particularly after shedding Robi and Mohammad Naim in 6.four overs. Rahim held it collectively along with his unbeaten 23, and after Tanzid Hasan fell for 22, it was left to Yasir Ali to take them residence. He struck three fours and two sixes in his unbeaten 30-ball 44.