Fortune Barishal beat Chattogram Challengers by four wickets in first match of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Friday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.
In the low-scoring affair, Chattogram batted first after winning the toss. They posted only 125 for eight, and Barishal chased it down in 18.4 overs and won the match by four wickets.
While starting the chase, Barishal lost Najmul Hossian Shanto early, but Shykat Ali was firm, and he posted 39 off 35 balls to guide the team to a comfortable win.
Right before the end of the match, it looked tough for Barishal, but Ziaur Rahman hit two fours and one six to seal the match in style. He remained unbeaten for 19 off 12 balls.