A much-needed win for the Rangpur, as their top overseas players performed extra-ordinary in a high scoring run-chase.
Khulna posted 181 in their 20 overs as Shanto scored 48, while Farhad Reza picked up four wickets for the Rangpur.
Alex Hales, Chris Gayle and de Villiers made this run-chase an easy task and completed in the 20the over. Hales and Gayles scored 55 runs each while de Villiers contributed to team’s cause with 41.
Yasir Shah picked up 2 wickets for the losing side.
Farhad Reza was awarded as a player of the match on picking up four wickets in a high scoring game.
Match 25, Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 2019
Khulna Titans: 181/6 in 20 overs (Shanto 48, Wiese 35*, B. Taylor 32; Farhad Reza 4/32, Mashrafe 1/23, Gayle 1/23)
Rangpur Riders: 183/4 in 19.3 overs (Hales 55, Gayle 55, de Villiers 41; Yasir Shah 2/47, Mahmudullah 1/28, Junaid Khan 1/37)
Result: Rangpur Riders won by 3 wickets.
Player of the Match: Farhad Reza (Rangpur Riders).