Mehedi’s spin helps Comilla earn emphatic victory in BPL

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SYLHET, Jan 15, 2019 (BSS)- Mehedi Hasan produced a force bowling spell,
which helped Comilla Victorians earn an overwhelming eight-wicket victory
over Sylhet Sixers in the 16th match of Bangladesh Premier League T20 held at
Sylhet International Cricket Stadium today.

Chasing Sylhet’s 68-run, Comilla stared their chase badly as they lost
both their openers, but a solid unbeaten 67-run for the third wicket stand
between Shamsur Rahman and skipper Imrul Kayes steered Comilla to the coast
safely with 53 balls to spare.

Shamsur composed 34-runs off 37-ball laced with five boundaries while Kayes
made 22-ball off 30-run hitting two boundaries and two over boundaries.
Sohail Tanvir took the lone Comilla’s wicket conceding 10 runs.

Earlier, a fierce bowling spell by Mahedi Hasan saw Sylhet Sixers
dismissed at a paltry total of 68 in 14.5 overs after they were forced to bat
first.

Only Alok Kapali was able to reach the double figure making unbeaten 33
runs as Sylhet lost wickets in regular intervals in the face of devastating
bowling attacks by the Comilla Victorians bowlers.

Mehedi finished his impressive spells with a figure of 4 for 22 runs while
Wahab Riaz supported him with 3 for 15.

Besides, Liam Dawsom bagged two Sixers wickets giving away four runs. With
this win, Comilla Victorians secured six points from five matches while
Sylhet Sixers remained at their previous credit of two points plying four
outings.

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