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Comilla Victorians win BPL title riding on Tamim’s ton

Published: February 08, 2019 23:04:42 | Updated: February 11, 2019 12:43:05


A swashbuckling 141 by Tamim Iqbal has propelled the Comilla Victorians to their second Bangladesh Premier League title with a 17-run win over the Dhaka Dynamites.

Chasing 200 for a win, Shakib Al Hasan’s Dhaka managed 182 for nine in 20 overs at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital on Friday, reports bdnews24.com.

Earlier, after winning the toss and bowling first, the Dhaka Dynamites got off to an ideal start by dismissing Comilla opener Evin Lewis in the second over of the match.

But Tamim, playing in his first BPL final, stamped his mark on the big stage by hitting 10 boundaries and 11 sixes in a blistering 61-ball century.

Anamul Haque finished as the innings’ second highest scorer with 24 runs off 30 deliveries.

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