In a thrilling encounter at the Bangladesh Premier League, Comilla Victorians edged out Khulna Tigers by four runs to strengthen their position in the points table.
Put in to bat first, Comilla scored 165-2 in their allotted 20 overs. Litton Das smashed 50 off 42 balls and Mohammad Rizwan remained unbeaten on 54 off 47 balls.
In reply, Khulna managed to score 161-6 in 20 overs. Andy Balbirnie top scored 38 off 31 balls for them; Shai Hope scored 33 off 32 balls.
Naseem Shah was the standout performer for Comilla, taking two wickets for 29 runs.
The player of the match award went to Rizwan for his unbeaten 54 runs.
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With this win, Comilla secured 10 points from five wins in eight matches. Khulna Tigers earned only four points from seven matches.
Comilla will look to continue their winning ways as they move forward in the tournament. Khulna will be eager to bounce back and make a comeback in their next match.
Source: United News of Bangladesh