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Dhaka beat Shakib's Barishal by five wickets



Photo: Soumya Sarkar

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Dhaka Dominators beat Fortune Barishal by five wickets in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League on Tuesday. 

Mohammad Mithun smashed a 36-ball fifty and Nasir Hossain's sensible batting led Dhaka to chase 157 runs against Barishal with five wickets and seven balls in hand.

Mithun scored 54 runs off 36 balls hitting six boundaries and three sixes while Soumya Sarkar hit 37 off 22 balls with four 4's and couple of sixes.

Nasir was unbeaten on 20 off 16 and Abdullah Al Mamun scored 26 runs in the middle.

Shakib al Hasan failed with the bat but scalped two wickets for Barishal while Sunzamul grabbed two wickets and Karim Janat took one wicket.

Opting to bat first, Barishal posted 156-8 in 20 overs. Anamul Haque top-scored with 42 off 35 balls and Mahmudullah Riyad yielded 39 off 27 balls which featured four boundaries and two sixes.

Amir Hamza picked up two wickets and other took one wicket each for Dhaka.