Comilla’s thrilling win with Touhid Hriday’s brilliant century


Comilla Victorians started the tournament by losing to the great Dhaka in the opening match of this season of BPL. The reigning champions took revenge by blowing away the capital team in the second match. Coach Salahuddin’s disciples defeated Dhaka by 4 wickets with the great century of Touhid Hriday, one of the heroes of the victory in the match.

After winning the toss and batting on Friday (January 9), Dhaka gave Comilla a big target of 176 runs. In response, Liton-Hridayara won with 1 ball and 4 wickets in handComilla stumbled in the beginning chasing a big target. The defending champions lost two openers for 18 runs. Will Jack was run out for 9 runs when Shariful Islam’s delivery was caught leg before by 8 runs off 5 balls. Imrul Kayes could not spread light with the bat that day. This left-handed batsman got out with 1 run off 3 balls

But Tawheed Hridiya led the Comilla camp with David Guest on the fourth wicket. Comilla started to run on the way to victory with the great batting of the two. Hriday picked up a fifty off 32 balls. After that, Comilla’s run rate remained somewhat when the guest got out with 34 runs from 35 balls with regret of fiftyWhen Raimon Raefer got out for 6 runs off 4 balls, Tawheed Hriday started scoring runs with boundary-over boundaries keeping one end in check. Comilla needed 31 runs to win in the last three overs

Hriday is not in control of the match after taking Shariful in the 18th over for 15 runs. At the same time, this tiger batsman took the first century of T20 career in 53 balls. In the end, Comilla reached the port of victory with 1 ball and 4 wickets in hand after losing 108 runs in his 57-ball inningsShariful Islam took the maximum two wickets for Dhaka. Apart from this, Arafat Sunny and De Silva took one wicket each.

Earlier, Naeem Sheikh got off to a good start along with Chaturanga de Silva. But De Silva could not increase the innings. This Lankan batsman was caught out after scoring 14 runs off 13 ballsHowever, Naeem continued to score runs with Saif Hasan. This left-handed batsman took his fifty off 31 balls. Saif gave him worthy company. Saif also completed his half-century with 39 balls. The team from the capital started moving towards a big collection with the batting skills of the two. Saif Hasan returned to Sajghar after scoring 57 runs off 42 balls. The right-handed batsman was caught out to bowl Matthew Ford.

Naeem Sheikh was also dismissed in the same over. The left-handed batsman hit the stumps directly with the bat as he bowled Ford over wicketkeeper Lytton’s head. He scored 64 runs off 45 balls. Then Andrew McCarthy was called out. At the end, Alex Ross tried to score runs with Mehrab. Mehrab’s 12 runs and Rose’s 21-run cameo innings made a huge capital of 175 runs. Matthew Ford took three wickets for Comilla Victorians. Apart from this, Alis Al Islam took one wicket.


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