Shuvagata’s cameo helps Dhaka to set 190 runs target for Rajshahi

News Desk : Batting allrounder Shuvagata Hom’s unbeaten 38 off 14 helped the hosts to set a challenging total of 190 runs for the Kings during their opening match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday.

Asked to bat first, Dhaka Dynamites made a brilliant start when its two openers added 116 runs for the first wicket.

Afghan left-hander Hazratullah Zazai scored 78 off 41 thanks to four fours and seven sixes while the Caribbean Sunil Narine was dismissed on 38 off 28 featuring four fours and two sixes, by Hafeez.

Dynamites’ Arafat Sunny bagged two wickets for 23 runs in 3 over while Mehedy Hasan Miraz, Kayes Ahmed and Mohammad Hafiz took one wicket apiece.

Youngster Mehedy Hasan Miraz leads Rajshahi Kings while ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan captains the Dynamites.

Dhaka Dynamites was the runner-up of the last edition of BPL.