Live Updates

  • 8:51 PM IST

    LIVE Comilla Victorians 125/2 in 18.4 overs; Marlon Samuels 55*, Khalid Latif 7*: Samuels has been awesome this innings, guiding his team to a 8-wicket win. Samuels also brought up his half century with a massive six over mid-off. This has been a critical show by the Comilla Victorians in all departments. Ahmad Shehzad played a brilliant hand in guiding his team to victory. Making 46 off 45 balls, before failing victim to Reza.

  • 8:29 PM IST

    LIVE Comilla Victorians 103/1 in 14.1 overs; Marlon Samuels 42*, Ahmed Shahzad 44*: Marlon Samuels and Ahmed Shehzad have showed their worth in runs. Samuels in particular has been on the offensive against Kings bowlers. So far he has hit 2 boundaries and 3 massive six’s. Shehzad has been good with the bat as well, in particular taking quick .

  • 7:59 PM IST

    LIVE Comilla Victorians 51/1 in 8 overs; Marlon Samuels 6*, Ahmed Shahzad 29*: Ahmed Shehzad has soon picked up the run-rate striking at over 120. Victorians will be hopeful that Marlon Samuels plays a similar innings like he did a night ago. Samit Patel and Adul Hasan will be eying a few wickets for themselves.

  • 7:36 PM IST

    LIVE Comilla Victorians 16/1 in 4 overs; Marlon Samuels , Ahmed Shahzad 2* : Marlon Samuels comes out in the middle will hope to guide his team to a win for the second time around in as many matches. Shehzad has looked unconvincing for far.

    OUT! Imrul Kayes goes for 9. Just the start Kings would have hoped for. Hasan’s overs will be the key for Rajshahi Kings. This should be an easy chase for Comilla Victorians if their openers Imrul Kayes and Ahmed shehzad.

  • 6:59 PM IST

    LIVE Rajshahi Kings 124/7 in 20 overs; Abul Hasan 4* , James Franklin 44* : Rajshahi Kings set a target of 125 runs for the Comilla Victorians to win.

    Shahadat Hossain will bowl the final over for Victorians. Franklin goes big first ball, and carts it into the stand. Second ball Franklin shoots the ball past the bowler for another four. Third ball gets the same treatment as the first ball but this time it is straight down the ground. Final ball goesss into the stands, this is even bigger by Franklin.

    Rashid Khan comes on to bowl his last over, starts off with juicy half folly for 2 runs and ends wih 5 runs from it. Franklin has managed to get some crucial runs for his team.

    Abul Hasan is out in the middle along with James Franklin. OUT! this has been a pathetic display of batting by the Rajshahi Kings. Farhad Reza could not do much adding just 13 runs, before handing Mortaza his second wicket.

  • 6:33 PM IST

    LIVE – Rajshahi Kings 78/6 in 15 overs; Farhad Reza 13* , James Franklin 7* : Rashid Khan has been the star of Comilla Victorians so far. Rajshahi Kings on the other hand, have just not managed to get going with the bat. James Franklin will be under pressure to get his team past the 100-run mark. Farhad Reza has looked good with the bat so far, getting a boundary to his name.

  • 6:18 PM IST

    LIVE – Rajshahi Kings 59/6 in 11 overs; Farhad Reza 0* , James Franklin 1* : 2 runs, and 2 wickets in an over for Saifuddin. OUT! Darren Sammy goes without disturbing the stumps. OUT! Saifuddin it is again. Mehedi Hasan goes for just 7 runs. Hasan charges down the track and gets a thick edge into the keeper’ gloves.

  • 6:02 PM IST

    LIVE – Rajshahi Kings 52/4 in 9 overs; Mehedi Hasan 1* : OUT! Samit Patel goes for just 4. Mohammad Saifuddin add salt to Kings wound. Onus was on Samit Patel to guide his team to a decent total. Mehedi Hasan Miraz is out in the middle. OUT! Sabil Samad gets the most dangerous batsmen in Sabbir Rahman. Rahman could not get any elevation as he was early into the shot. Rahman made just 8 runs.

  • 5:51 PM IST

    LIVE – Rajshahi Kings 46/1 in 6.3 overs; Sabbir Rahman 7* ,Samit Patel 0* : Birthday boy, Samit Patel is out in the middle. OUT! Mashrafe Mortaza gets back into the attack, and gets his first scalp. Nurul Hasan in an attempt to hit over mid-on hands Rashid Khan a simple catch. Hasan added 17 runs to the teams cause

  • 5:43 PM IST

    LIVE – Rajshahi Kings 40/1 in 5 overs; Sabbir Rahman 1* , Nurul Hasan 17* : Excellant over by Rashid. SUPER TIGHT! Sabbir Rahman is out in the middle, will be crucial if Kings have to put up a big total on the board. Rashid Khan comes on to bowl and gets the key wicket of Mominul Haque on his very first ball. The ball skidded on the batsmen which crashed into the batsman’s pad, Haque added 20 runs.

  • 5:34 PM IST

    LIVE – Rajshahi Kings 35/0 in 3.3 overs; Mominul Haque 18*, Nurul Hasan 16* : Super start by Kings so far, Mominul Haque has been the aggressor so far. Nurul has ably supported Haque. Kings will want both these openers to keep the momentum going. Skipper Morataza has been expensive in his two overs.

  • 5:19 PM IST

    Rajshahi Kings
    XI: Mominul Haque, Nurul Hasan(wk), Sabbir Rahman, Samit Patel, Mehedi Hasan, James Franklin, Darren Sammy(c), Farhad Reza, Abul Hasan, Mohammad Sami, Nazmul Islam

    Comilla Victorians XI : Imrul Kayes, Ahmed Shehzad, Marlon Samuels, Khalid Latif,
    Liton Das(wk), Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Rashid Khan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Nabil Samad, Shahadat Hossain

  • 5:09 PM IST

    TOSS: Rajshahi Kings have won toss, have opted to bat.

Masrafe-Bin-Mortaza-of-Bangladesh-celebrates-2

Good Evening, শুভ সন্ধ্যা! Hello and Welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of Match 35 of the ongoing Bangaladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016, between Comilla Victorians and Rajshahi Kings at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday. We at Cricket Country will be bringing to you the live updates from this tie. Comilla have been unlucky in the tournament so far as they are seated at the bottom of the table with just four points from nine games, registering just two wins. Rajshahi, on the other hand, are currently at the No. 3 spot, with 10 points from nine games, registering five wins. This tie would be really imprtant for Comilla if they stand any chance to challenge themselves for the top-four phase of the table. BPL 2016: Points table and team standings

The fourth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League 2016 has been on a rock and roll segment, which features seven teams. The tournament is being played over a span of over month with the final being played on December 10. The two new teams making its debut this season — Khulna Titans and Rajshahi Kings with new ownership, after the original franchises missed out the 2015 edition. The tournament is expected to be a thriller and the seven teams to participate in this are Comilla Victorians, Rajshahi Kings, Rangpur Riders, Khulna Titans, Barisal Bulls, Chittagong Vikings, and Dhaka Dynamites. Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016: BPL 2016 team and squad details

The fourth season of the tournament has seen a number of high- profile players movements from one team to other. These included transfers between competing teams and due to the suspension of the Sylhet Super Stars and the introduction of two new teams, Khulna Titans and Rajshahi Kings. Transfers included the move of Barisal Bulls captain Mahmudullah Riyad to the Khulna Titans, Chris Gayle from the Barisal Bulls to the Chittagong Vikings, the signing of Shahid Afridi as team captain of Rangpur Riders from the Sylhet Super Stars and Shakib Al Hasan as team captain of Dhaka Dynamites from Rangpur Riders and Mashrafe Bin Mortaza set for Comilla Victorians. Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016: Schedule and Time Table

Squads:

Rajshahi Kings: Abul Hasan, Ebadat Hossain, Farhad Reza, Darren Sammy (c), Mehedi Hasan, Umar Akmal (wk), Mohammad Sami, Mominul Haque, Nazmul Islam, Nurul Hasan, Samit Patel, Raqibul Hasan, Rony Talukdar, Sabbir Rahman, Salman Hossain, Milinda Siriwardana, Upul Tharanga, Delwar Hossain, Kesrick Williams, Junaid Siddique

Comilla Victorians: Abdullah Al Mamun, Al-Amin, Ashar Zaidi, Liton Das (wk), Jason Holder, Imad Wasim, Imrul Kayes, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Khalid Latif, Nuwan Kulasekara, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mohammad Sharif, Nabil Samad, Nahidul Islam, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Rovman Powell, Rashid Khan, Shahzaib Hasan, Sohail Tanvir, Ahmed Shehzad, Marlon Samuels, Shykat Ali, Ryan ten Doeschate, Mohammad Jashimuddin, Habibur Rahman, Shahadat Hossain.