In the second match of the first day of fourth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016, Dhaka Dynamites have just defeated Barisal Bulls by a convincing margin of 8 wickets At the Sher – E – Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.
Mohammad Shahid was Dhaka’s best bowler as he took 3 wickets for 21 runs in four overs.
Chasing 149, Dhaka Dynamites openers – Kumar Sangakkara and Mehedi Maruf were off to a flying start. 73 runs came in the powerplay without any loss of wicket. The opening pair added 88 in 8.4 overs.
Sangakkara was dismissed by Taijul Islam. He scored 30 runs off 24 balls with 5 fours. Young man Maruf brought up his maiden fifty in 30 balls. Skipper Shakib Al Hasan stayed for 23 balls scoring 20 runs (2 fours).
Mehedi Maruf was the star for Dhaka. He stayed unbeaten for 75 runs from 45 deliveries. He hit 5 fours and 5 sixes in his match-winning knock. Mosaddek Hossain was unbeaten scoring 10 runs. Dhaka Dynamites got their victory in 16 overs with 8 wickets in hand.