Chattogram Challengers posted a challenging total of 189 for 5 in 20 overs in the Eliminator of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) against Khulna Tigers on Monday at Mirpur.
Chadwick Walton hit an unbeaten 89 with seven fours and as many as sixes while Kennar Lewis and Mehidy Hasan Miraz scored 39 and 36 respectively for Chattogram.
They lost Zakir Hasan and Afif Hossain early, but the other batter displayed some decent cricket to post a big total.
For Khulna, Khaled Ahmed bagged two wickets while Nabil Samad, Ruyel Miah and Mahedi Hasan took one wicket each.
The winner of this match will advance to the second Qualifier and will take on the loser of the first Qualifier which will be played between Fortune Barishal and Comilla Victorians this evening. And the loser of this match will be eliminated from the race.
BCB has allowed a small number of spectators in the play-off phase which included a total of four matches.
The final of this year’s BPL will take place on February 18 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.