With this victory, Dhaka has risen from the bottom of the points table to fifth place in the points table by collecting 6 points from 10 matches. On the other hand, Barisal is in second place in the points table after collecting 12 points from 9 matches. Mohammad Mithun-Soumya Sarkar’s opening partnership of 74 runs laid the foundation for the win. Soumya got out after playing a stormy inning of 37 runs off 22 balls with 4 fours and 2 sixes but Mithun made his fifty.
He scored a maximum of 54 runs off 36 balls from his bat. His innings consisted of 6 fours and 3 sixes. Nasir scored 20 runs and left the field winning the team. Apart from this, Abdullah Al Mamun scored 26 runs and Alex Blake scored 15 runs. Shakib and Sanjamul took the maximum of 2 wickets each for Barisal. Earlier, Barisal’s run rate decreased after losing a few doors after coming down to bat.
Fortune Barisal overcame the shock with Mahmud Ullah’s cameo at the end after Enamul Haque Vijay’s maximum run. The target is 157 runs. Barisal scored 42 runs without losing any wickets in the power play. Barisal lost their first wicket two balls after the end of the power play. Then 4 wickets for 66 runs. Barisal had no less difficulty in handling this shock. Enamul Haque Vijay departed after scoring 42 runs in the innings. After losing the fifth wicket for 92 runs, Mahmudullah and Salman Hossain continued to increase the score by batting. Their run in 17 overs is 111 for 5 doors. There was apprehension about the challenging score raising. But the storm came in the next two overs. Salman and Mahmudullah picked up 19 runs off Salman Irshad in the 18th over. In the next over, Mahmudullah was out after hitting the fourth four. His innings of 39 from 27 balls also had two sixes. However, Karim raised a storm as soon as Janat came down. Shariful hit Islam with two sixes and a four in three consecutive balls. 20 runs came in the 19th over. Salman returned with 14 runs off 12 balls in the first ball of the last over. Mohammad Wasim and Karim could not capitalize on the remaining five balls, only 6 runs came in that over for another wicket. Karim was run out in the last ball, he scored 17 runs in 5 balls at a strike rate of 340. There were 1 four and 2 sixes in the innings.