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Barishal Clinches Maiden BPL Crown with Clinical Victory! | Fortune Barisal won the 10th edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Cricket. Barisal defeated four-time champions Comilla Victorians by 6 wickets in the final of the tournament yesterday. For the first time, Tamim-Mushfiq-Mahmudullah's Barisal won the BPL crown.Batting first against Barisal in the final, Comilla Victorians scored 154 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. For the team, Mahidul Islam scored 38 and Andre Russell of West Indies scored an unbeaten 27 off 14 balls. In reply, Barisal beat Mate with 1 over to spare to win the title. Kyle Myers scored 46 and captain Tamim Iqbal scored 39 runs for the team.Barisal captain Tamim Iqbal won the toss and invited Comilla to bat first in the title-deciding match at Mirpur Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Comilla defeated three top-order batsmen to score 49 runs in the power play.In the first over, Barisal's pacer Kyle Myers of West Indies took the fifth delivery of Comilla's opener Caribbean Sunil Narine after scoring 5 runs on his compatriot Obed McCoy's great catch.England's pacer James Fuller sent off Tawheed Hriday who scored 15 runs off 10 balls for the first time in the fourth over. Mahmudullah took a great catch at third man. Hriday added 24 runs off 15 balls with Comilla captain Liton Das for the second wicket.Fuller struck again in the Comilla camp in the sixth over. Lytton, who scored 16 off 12 balls for 3 boundaries, was caught by Mahmudullah at third man.Then West Indies' Johnson Charles and wicketkeeper Mahidul Islam tried to relieve Comilla of pressure. They separated by adding 23 runs from 23 balls in the fourth wicket. Charles became McCoy's first victim by scoring 15 runs in the tenth over.Comilla lost the fifth wicket for a respectable 79 runs when England's Moeen Ali was run out at number six. In this situation, the pair of 36 runs from 29 balls in the sixth wicket of Comilla crossed the 100 runs of Rakhan and Zaker Ali. He scored 38 runs off 35 balls with 2 four-sixes before being bowled by Barisal pacer Mohammad Saifuddin.Andre Russell of West Indies came to the crease and attacked the bowlers of Barisal in the 17th over. Russell gave Comilla 21 runs with 3 sixes in the 19th over by Fuller. However, Russell and Zaker could not take more than 7 runs from Saifuddin's last over. Still, Comilla managed to collect 154 runs for 6 wickets.Russell scored an unbeaten 27 off 14 balls with 4 sixes. Zaker played an excellent innings of 20 runs off 23 balls. Barisal's Fuller took 2 wickets, Myers-Saifuddin and McCoy took 1 wicket each.Barisal's two openers Tamim Iqbal and Mehdi Hasan Miraj got off to a great start with a target of 155 runs. They scored 59 runs in the power play taking the team's run half-century in 5 overs. At this time, Tamim-Miraj scored 24 runs with 1 and 2 sixes.After hitting 1 consecutive six and 2 fours in the eighth over by Comilla's spinner Moeen, Tamim was bowled. Captain Tamim scored 39 runs off 26 balls with 3 boundaries and over boundaries. He made a partnership of 76 runs from 48 balls with Mirage.Moeen's second victim in the tenth over was Miraj who scored 29 runs off 26 balls with 1 four and 2 sixes.Myers and Mushfiqur Rahim tied the pair after the departure of the two openers in 82 runs. Myers got his life with a personal catch of 8 and 20 off Moeen.He attacked the bowlers of Comilla with life. Myers scored 21 runs with 2 fours and sixes from Russell's 15th over. In the 17th over, Moin was caught by Mustafizur Rahman in the 17th over, raising the possibility of a half-century, playing an important innings of 46 runs from 30 balls with 5 fours and 2 sixes.Mustafiz stopped Mushfiq (13) in the over of returning Myers.Mushfiqur got out to be 11 runs away from the team's victory. Mahmudullah Riyad and South Africa's David Miller fulfilled the remaining needs of the team in the fifth wicket pair. Miller sealed Barisal's victory with a four in the last ball of the 19th over. Mahmudullah 7 and Miller remained unbeaten on 8 runs. Comilla's Mustafiz and Moeen took 2 wickets each.Summary Score:Comilla Victorians: 154/6, 20 overs (Ankan 38, Russell 27*, Fuller 2/43).Fortune Barisal: 157/4, 19 overs (Myers 46, Tamim 39, Moeen 2/28).Result: Fortune Barisal won by 6 wickets.

Fortune Barisal won the 10th edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Cricket. Barisal defeated four-time champions Comilla Victorians by 6 wickets in the final of the tournament yesterday. For the first time, Tamim-Mushfiq-Mahmudullah’s Barisal won the BPL crown.
Batting first against Barisal in the final, Comilla Victorians scored 154 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. For the team, Mahidul Islam scored 38 and Andre Russell of West Indies scored an unbeaten 27 off 14 balls. In reply, Barisal beat Mate with 1 over to spare to win the title. Kyle Myers scored 46 and captain Tamim Iqbal scored 39 runs for the team.
Barisal captain Tamim Iqbal won the toss and invited Comilla to bat first in the title-deciding match at Mirpur Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Comilla defeated three top-order batsmen to score 49 runs in the power play.
In the first over, Barisal’s pacer Kyle Myers of West Indies took the fifth delivery of Comilla’s opener Caribbean Sunil Narine after scoring 5 runs on his compatriot Obed McCoy’s great catch.
England’s pacer James Fuller sent off Tawheed Hriday who scored 15 runs off 10 balls for the first time in the fourth over. Mahmudullah took a great catch at third man. Hriday added 24 runs off 15 balls with Comilla captain Liton Das for the second wicket.
Fuller struck again in the Comilla camp in the sixth over. Lytton, who scored 16 off 12 balls for 3 boundaries, was caught by Mahmudullah at third man.
Then West Indies’ Johnson Charles and wicketkeeper Mahidul Islam tried to relieve Comilla of pressure. They separated by adding 23 runs from 23 balls in the fourth wicket. Charles became McCoy’s first victim by scoring 15 runs in the tenth over.
Comilla lost the fifth wicket for a respectable 79 runs when England’s Moeen Ali was run out at number six. In this situation, the pair of 36 runs from 29 balls in the sixth wicket of Comilla crossed the 100 runs of Rakhan and Zaker Ali. He scored 38 runs off 35 balls with 2 four-sixes before being bowled by Barisal pacer Mohammad Saifuddin.
Andre Russell of West Indies came to the crease and attacked the bowlers of Barisal in the 17th over. Russell gave Comilla 21 runs with 3 sixes in the 19th over by Fuller. However, Russell and Zaker could not take more than 7 runs from Saifuddin’s last over. Still, Comilla managed to collect 154 runs for 6 wickets.
Russell scored an unbeaten 27 off 14 balls with 4 sixes. Zaker played an excellent innings of 20 runs off 23 balls. Barisal’s Fuller took 2 wickets, Myers-Saifuddin and McCoy took 1 wicket each.
Barisal’s two openers Tamim Iqbal and Mehdi Hasan Miraj got off to a great start with a target of 155 runs. They scored 59 runs in the power play taking the team’s run half-century in 5 overs. At this time, Tamim-Miraj scored 24 runs with 1 and 2 sixes.
After hitting 1 consecutive six and 2 fours in the eighth over by Comilla’s spinner Moeen, Tamim was bowled. Captain Tamim scored 39 runs off 26 balls with 3 boundaries and over boundaries. He made a partnership of 76 runs from 48 balls with Mirage.
Moeen’s second victim in the tenth over was Miraj who scored 29 runs off 26 balls with 1 four and 2 sixes.
Myers and Mushfiqur Rahim tied the pair after the departure of the two openers in 82 runs. Myers got his life with a personal catch of 8 and 20 off Moeen.
He attacked the bowlers of Comilla with life. Myers scored 21 runs with 2 fours and sixes from Russell’s 15th over. In the 17th over, Moin was caught by Mustafizur Rahman in the 17th over, raising the possibility of a half-century, playing an important innings of 46 runs from 30 balls with 5 fours and 2 sixes.
Mustafiz stopped Mushfiq (13) in the over of returning Myers.
Mushfiqur got out to be 11 runs away from the team’s victory. Mahmudullah Riyad and South Africa’s David Miller fulfilled the remaining needs of the team in the fifth wicket pair. Miller sealed Barisal’s victory with a four in the last ball of the 19th over. Mahmudullah 7 and Miller remained unbeaten on 8 runs. Comilla’s Mustafiz and Moeen took 2 wickets each.
Summary Score:
Comilla Victorians: 154/6, 20 overs (Ankan 38, Russell 27*, Fuller 2/43).
Fortune Barisal: 157/4, 19 overs (Myers 46, Tamim 39, Moeen 2/28).
Result: Fortune Barisal won by 6 wickets.

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