Mashrafe's Rangpur Riders clinch BPL title

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12 December, 2017 22:00 PM

Mashrafe's Rangpur Riders clinch  BPL title

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The batsmen of Dhaka Dynamites, led by Bangladesh Test Captain Shakib Al Hasan, could not overcome the mountainous figure of run left by the Carribean giant Chris Gayle and Kiwi batsman Brendon McCullum, resulted an easy victory for the Rangpur Riders. 

Rangpur Riders' Skipper and also Bangladesh ODI Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, who already reached the plateau of the popularity, has bagged the champion trophy of Bangladesh Premier League four times among a total of five tournaments held in the country. 

Rangpur Riders, led by Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, thrashed Dhaka Dynamites by 57 runs in the fifth season of Bangladesh Premier League-2017 at Mirpur Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium. 

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Earlier, Rangpur Riders set a 207-run target for Dhaka Dynamites in the final match of Bangladesh Premier League-2017 on Tuesday. 

Caribbean Miracleman Chris Gayle scored 146 runs off 69 balls smashing 18 sky-high sixes and 5 stunning boundaries in the tournament while Brendon McCullum added 51 runs off 43 balls for the Rangpur Riders.

Chasing 207-run target, the fellows of Shakib Al Hasan wrapped up when the total score was 149 on the scoreboard of Dhaka. 

Jahurul Islam 50, Shakib Al Hasan 26 and Evin Lewis added 15 runs for the Dhaka Dynamites while Isuru Udana, Nazmul Islam and Sohag Gazi trapped two wickets each.