Shahid Afridi finished with the figures of 4 for 12    AFP
Shahid Afridi finished with the figures of 4 for 12 AFP

In the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League 2016-17 (BPL) Mahmudullah lead Khulna Titans have locked horns with Shahid Afridi lead Rangpur Riders in the match no. 5 which is being played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. Bowling first, the Rangpur Riders have bundled up the Khulna Titans for a puny total of 44 in the first innings. Afridi has been the best bowler for his team as the captain leading from front finished with the figures of 3-0-12-4 while he had the perfect partner in the form of Arafat Sunny who finished with exceptional figures of 2.4-2-0-3. Richard Gleeson and Sohag Gazi got one wicket each. Full Cricket Update, Khulna Titans vs Rangpur Riders, BPL 2016, Match 5 at Dhaka

Having registered such a puny score in the firs innings, the Khulna Titans have set a number of records that they definitely would not want against their name which is as follows. Having just accumulated 44 runs in their first innings, the Khulna Titans ow hold the record of being the No. 3 team to register the lowest score in any form of cricket. the list is headed by Tripura when they scored 30 runs against Jharkhand in 2009 in a Twenty20 competition.

Team Score Overs RR Inns Opposition Ground
Tripura 30 11.1 2.68 1 v Jharkhand Dhanbad
Netherlands 39 10.3 3.71 1 v Sri Lanka Chittagong
Khulna Titans 44 10.4 4.4 1 v Rangpur Riders Dhaka
Boland 44 14.4 3 2 v North West Potchefstroom
Leeward Is 44 12.5 3.42 2 v Trinidad & T North Sound
Assam 44 12.1 3.61 1 v Delhi Vadodara

Moreover, with just 44 runs on the board, the Khulna Titans has now become the No. 4 team who’s innings was completed in the shortest of the time.

Team Score Overs Balls RR Inns Opposition Ground
Mohammedan 45 8.4 52 5.19 2 v Prime Bank Sylhet
Essex 82 10.3 63 7.8 2 v Somerset Chelmsford
Netherlands 39 10.3 63 3.71 1 v Sri Lanka Chittagong
Khulna Titans 44 10.4 64 4.14 1 Rangpur Raiders Dhaka
Namibia 55 10.4 64 5.15 2 v Scotland Windhoek

Khulna Titans had won their previous match in a nail-biting thriller against Darren Sammy lead Rajshahi Kings by just three runs which the Titans skipper Mahmudullah clinched in the last ball thriller, but in this contest, the Titans have sure been outclassed by their opponents as they lost the encounter as the Rangpur Riders won the match by 9 wickets in just 8 overs.