Fortune Barishal 221 for two (Parvez 100*, Tamim 53, Saifuddin 1-40) beat Minister Rajshahi 220 for 7 (Shanto 109, Emon 69, Rabbi 4-49) by eight wickets
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details
Fortune Barishal aced a tall chase of 221 towards Minister Rajshahi, a sport that lit up the Bangabandhu T20 Cup. Rajshahi could be questioning what they must do to show their fortunes round after struggling their fourth straight defeat, regardless of their captain Najmul Hossain Shanto hitting 109. Nevertheless it was Parvez Hossain Emon, the Below-19 World Cup-winner, who struck the profitable runs with a cover-driven boundary, that took him to his maiden century and Barishal residence with 11 balls to spare.
Having arrived on the crease within the fifth over, Emon had a rampant Tamim Iqbal on the different finish, who had already added 44 runs in 4.three overs with Saif Hassan, the latter blasting 27 off 15 balls. Emon struck 9 fours and 7 sixes in his 42-ball hurricane that contained loads of power-hitting down the bottom, in addition to well-timed cross-bat pictures. He did not let up on choosing up those and twos.
Tamim later mentioned that when Emon struck Farhad Reza for 3 sixes and a 4 within the 13th over, decreasing the runs required to win to 62 from 86, he brisk hitting bought Barishal again within the sport. Emon’s batting was notably spectacular after Tamim’s dismissal, when Barishal nonetheless wanted 60 runs in 6.Four overs.
Tamim, who had struck 5 fours and a six in his 37-ball 53, whereas including 117 runs for the second with Emon, fell within the 14th over. It was adopted by Emon and Afif Hossain including 60 runs for the unbroken third-wicket stand, with the latter contributing an unbeaten 26 off 16 balls.
Rajshahi had posted the formidable 220 for 7 in 20 overs following a 131-run opening stand. Shanto equalled Tamim’s document of 11 sixes in a Bangabandhu T20 Cup match, most by a Bangladeshi batsman, throughout his 55-ball 109. His opening associate Anisul Islam Emon made 69 off 39 balls with seven fours and three sixes, earlier than Kamrul Islam Rabbi took his first T20 hat-trick within the final over.
Barishal and Rajshahi at the moment are stage on factors with one place of the playoff nonetheless undecided.