Match Details

FRB vs RGR 3rd Match, BPL 2024

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Fortune Barishal won by 5 wickets 🏆
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M Riyad Logo
M Riyad Jersy



M Riyad
4s: 0
6s: 2
S Malik Logo
S Malik Jersy



S Malik
4s: 2
6s: 0
M Hasan Logo
M Hasan Jersy



M Hasan

Econ: 11.08
17th Over:
= 3
18th Over:
= 9
Last Over:
= 9
This Over:
= 6
FRBFRB - 2nd Innings
6 Over 4251
10 Over 7778
15 Over 111102
RGRRGR - 1st Innings
6 Over 4637
10 Over 6365
15 Over 9795
20 Over 137134


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Inn 2
As the curtains fall on the riveting 3rd match of BPL 2024, cricket enthusiasts, don't wander far! The excitement continues with the second game of today's double-header, featuring Chattogram Challengers against Khulna Tigers. Keep it locked to our network for comprehensive coverage of cricketing actions worldwide, spanning diverse formats. Signing off on behalf of my esteemed co-commentators Ayan Chatterjee, Siddharth Gulati and talented scorer Zeeshan Naiyer, this is Saipavan Janaki, wishing you all a delightful weekend ahead! Stay tuned for more cricketing thrills!
Tamim Iqbal (Fortune Barishal Captain): "Yeah, it’s (Fitness) surprise me also and good thing was prepared well  and batted well in practise gamed too. The toss was very crucial and first ball was. In bowling department we still need to work, quite happy with the results and will concentrate on the tournament. I think I have myself to blame and Miraz as well as we could have run a ball batting but we need to improve."

Khaled Ahmed (Player of the Match): "Thanks to Allah for the efforts. I stuck to discipline and bowled good lines and lengths. Discipline is the key to success. It's good to bowl in pairs and that helped us a lot. Bowling in partnerships helps us a lot to do well. Happy to do well for my team and hope to continue that in the future. Thank you so much."  
Player of the Match: Khaled Ahmed  
Nurul Hasan (Rangpur Riders Captain): "You know it was a tough day for us. We did not bat well and lost wickets in the powerplay. The combination is good, bad day for us and we will come back stronger in the next game. We came back with the bat later on. But we need to bat better in powerplay. Long way to go in the tournament. Hope to come back stronger in the tournament."  
Time for the presentations.  
04.18 PM IST, 04.48 PM Local Time: That's it...Riyad seals the victory in style with a maximum. Fortune Barishal commenced their BPL 2024 campaign on a triumphant note, securing a comprehensive 5-wicket victory over Rangpur Riders. 

Earlier, challenging innings for Rangpur Riders, the early dismissal of Brandon King set the tone, and the team struggled to gain momentum. Skipper Nurul Hasan Sohan contributed 23 runs off 23 balls, while Shamim Hossain Patwari fought with a resilient 34 off 33 balls. Mohammad Nabi added 10 runs, and Mahedi Hasan showcased a commendable innings, scoring 29 off 19 balls. However, Rangpur Riders managed only 134/9 in 20 overs.

Fortune Barishal's bowlers delivered an exceptional performance, with Khaled Ahmed standing out with figures of 4/31 in 4 overs. Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Imran Junior, Dunith Wellalage, and Shoaib Malik all claimed vital wickets.

In pursuit of a target of 135 runs, Fortune Barishal had a solid start with openers Tamim Iqbal and Ibrahim Zadran adding 32 runs for the first wicket. Zadran departed for 12, but Tamim's aggressive innings of 35 off 24 balls set the tone. Mehidy Hasan Miraz joined Tamim, contributing 34 runs for the second wicket.

Despite losing wickets, partnerships between Miraz and Mushfiqur Rahim (27 runs) and Mahmudullah Riyad and Shoaib Malik (25* runs) guided Barishal to victory. Malik played a crucial unbeaten innings of 17 runs, while Riyad contributed an unbeaten 19 runs. Fortune Barishal reached the target, scoring 138/5 in 19.1 overs.

Shakib Al Hasan and Hasan Murad were the key wicket-takers for Rangpur Riders, each claiming 2 wickets. Mohammad Nabi also chipped in with a wicket.

Stick around for the post-match presentation… 

19.1 M Hasan to M Riyad
6 SIX! That's it. That's the end of the game! Riyad finishes things off in style! Fuller length angling into the pads, Riyad swings it away over deep square leg as the ball sails over the ropes and into the stands for the maximum. So, Fortune Barishal wins this game by 5 wickets with 5 balls left to start their campaign with a win. 
Fortune Barishal need 3 runs off the last 6 balls. Is there any twist in the tale ? 
Fortune Barishal
Shoaib Malik
Mahmudullah Riyad
Hasan Mahmud
18.6 H Mahmud to M Riyad
1 Slower ball around off, Riyad carves it away to the cover fielder for a single to end the over and keep the strike for the next over. 
18.5 H Mahmud to M Riyad
0 Back of a length slower ball outside off, Riyad comes down the track and is early into the shot. He swings and misses to the keeper. 
18.4 H Mahmud to S Malik
1 Fuller length around off, Malik steers it down to the short third man fielder for a single. 
18.3 H Mahmud to M Riyad
1 Short and wide with pace off the ball, Riyad cuts it away to the deep point fielder for a single. 
Riyad smoked a maximum and released the pressure! Just one more hit away from win.
18.2 H Mahmud to M Riyad
6 SIX! Fuller length and in the slot, Riyad takes it on and lofts it away over the midwicket region. The ball goes into the second tier for the maximum. What a shot under pressure from Riyad and now, just 6 needed for the win. 
18.1 H Mahmud to M Riyad
0 Over the wicket. Back of a length climbing onto the batter, Riyad lets it go to the keeper. 
Mahmud comes back into the attack!