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  • 4:28 PM IST

    LIVE: Dhaka Dynamites 148 in overs 19.1 | Mohammad Shahid 1(1): Great fightback by the Dynamites as they kept trying till the last delivery. A great innings came from Prasanna who scored a brilliant half-century, hitting 7 sixes. KHULNA TITANS WIN BY 9 RUNS.

  • 4:19 PM IST

    OUT! Seekkugge Prasanna c Ariful Haque b Kevon Cooper 53 (22)

  • 4:15 PM IST

    OUT! Suhrawadi Shuvo run out 2 (3)

  • 4:14 PM IST

    OUT! Sunzamul Islam c Taibur Rahman b Mosharraf Hossain 12 (15)

  • 4:07 PM IST

    LIVE: Dhaka Dynamites 114/7 in overs 16 | Seekkuge Prasanna 27(11), Sunzamul Islam 7(11): Is that a comeback by Dynamites? Sure it is! Prasanna goes big and the hopes are still alive for the Dynamites. Fighting till the end the table-toppers.

  • 3:55 PM IST

    OUT! Mosaddek Hossain c Shuvagata Hom b Mosharraf Hossain 35 (28)

  • 3:55 PM IST

    LIVE: Dhaka Dynamites 76/6 in overs 12 | Mosaddek Hossain 32(23), Sunzamul Islam 1(3): Losing wickets frequently will not help the Dynamites. Sure the target is challenging but there must be one player who holds the innings from one end, which is surely not happening here.

  • 3:36 PM IST

    OUT! Dwayne Bravo c Junaid Khan b Taibur Rahman 4 (6)

  • 3:36 PM IST

    OUT! Shakib Al Hasan b Mosharraf Hossain 8 (13)

  • 3:22 PM IST

    LIVE: Dhaka Dynamites 53/4 in overs 8 | Mosaddek Hossain 17(13), Shakib Al Hasan 5(8): Dynamites somehow still in the match. The team has a long batting line up and even after losing 4 wickets early, have many batsmen to come out and bat.

  • 3:10 PM IST

    OUT! Matt Coles b Shafiul Islam 11 (9)

  • 3:00 PM IST

    LIVE: Dhaka Dynamites 22/2 in overs 4 | Nasir Hossain 7(7), Matt Coles 5(6): A nightmarish start for the strong Dynamites team as both Sangakkara and Maruf depart early. The target is getting tougher. A partnership is needed here and they need to slow down their innings.
    OUT! Nasir Hossain c Shafiul Islam b Kevon Cooper 7 (8)

  • 2:48 PM IST

    OUT! Kumar Sangakkara c Mahmudullah b Junaid Khan 2 (6)

  • 2:48 PM IST

    OUT! Mehedi Maruf lbw b Kevon Cooper 6 (10)

  • 2:20 PM IST

    LIVE: Khulna Titans 157/5 in overs 20 | Taibur Rahman 21(22), Kevon Cooper 1(2): Mahmudullah has played a captain’s knock. After the initial few wickets, the team has put up a good total. 150 at this ground is quite challenging and wthe onus of taking their side to the victory will now be upon the Titans bowlers. Dynamites on the other hand did a good job, restricting the hard-hitting side within 180.

  • 2:15 PM IST

    OUT! Mahmudullah c Dwayne Bravo b Mohammad Shahid 62 (44)

  • 1:57 PM IST

    LIVE: Khulna Titans 122/4 in overs 16 | Taibur Rahman 11(10), Mahmudullah 42 (34): Mahmudullah is on a roll here! The skipper has understood his duty well and will be looking to build up a challenging total. He has alone hit 2 fours and 3 sixes already.

  • 1:45 PM IST

    OUT! Nicholas Pooran c Kumar Sangakkara (wk) b Dwayne Bravo 16 (16)

  • 1:45 PM IST

    LIVE: Khulna Titans 89/3 in overs 12 | Nicholas Pooran 15(12), Mahmudullah 26(24):The runrate has come down just a bit but the two batsmen have ensured they hit boundaries in every over to not the runrate drop below 6. They have good runs on the board and must be confident as long as Mahmudullah is there.

  • 1:12 PM IST

    OUT! Shuvagata Hom b Dwayne Bravo 24 (20)

  • 1:08 PM IST

    LIVE: Khulna Titans 62/2 in overs 8 | Shuvagata Hom 21(15), Mahmudullah 20(17): The captain goes all guns blazing! He is a power-hitter for the Bangladesh side and is playing with the same aggression here as well. 3 sixes already in the innings.

  • 12:53 PM IST

    LIVE: Khulna Titans 23/2 in overs 4 | Shuvagata Hom 2(8): So, an eventful start here at Chittagong! Titans have lost two wickets already, 4 overs into the game. Andre Fletcher showed some fireworks but departed soon. Calm down a bit may be?

  • 12:51 PM IST

    OUT! Andre Fletcher c Nasir Hossain b Sunzamul Islam 20(16)

  • 12:40 PM IST

    OUT! Hasanuzzaman run out 0 (0)

  • 12:40 PM IST

    Dhaka Dynamites XI: Kumar Sangakkara, Nasir Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Dwayne Bravo, Seekuge Prasanna, Matt Coles, Mehedi Maruf, Sunzamul Islam, Mohammad Shahid, Suhrawadi Shuvo

  • 12:38 PM IST

    Khulna Titans XI: Mahmudullah (c), Andre Fletcher, Hasanuzzaman, Nicholas Puran, Shuvagata Hom, Ariful Haque, Kevon Cooper, Mosharraf Hossain, Junaid Khan, Shafiul Islam, Taibur Rahman

  • 12:36 PM IST

    Toss: Khulna Titans won the toss and elected to bat first.

Shakib Al Hasan is leading the Dhaka Dynamites side © Getty Images
Shakib Al Hasan is leading the Dhaka Dynamites side © Getty Images

Good afternoon, শুভ অপরাহ্ন! Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016. The 18th match of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League 2016-17 is scheduled to be played between Dhaka Dynamites and Khulna Titans at Chittagong on Saturday.  Here you will get all the live update of Match No. 18 of the domestic Twenty20 (T20) tournament. The match will be played at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong and one can expect some action-packed moments from this encounter. Dhaka Dynamites are at the top of the points table and will look to maintain their position with another win. Khulna Titans on the other hand are fourth in the points table and have only managed a solitary win in four games so far. Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016: Points table and team standings

Both the teams have some serious batting in their line up and the contest between the two will be interesting to watch. Dhaka Dynamites have been the most consistent side in the tournament and will bank on the likes of Kumar Sangakara, Nasir Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan, Dwayne Bravo, Mehedi Maruf to deliver. Maruf has been interesting to watch in the tournament so far and scored quick runs at the top. His success will be crucial for the Dynamites as he can get some valuable runs in the powerplay overs and is the man in form. Khulna Titans on the other hand will have to come out hard and bring their best game out to beat the high on confidence Dynamites. They have some good players in the form of Mahmudullah, Kevon Cooper, Shafiul Islam, Lendl Simmons but the team need to step on a whole to register a win.

Khulna Titans have won the toss and elected to bat first. They will have to come out fighting and post a big total on the board as the conditions are conducive for batting and Dynamites have depth in their line up. The first six overs will be crucial for Titans as a solid start will ease off the pressure. Expect a thriller here at Chittagong when these two teams lock horns.

Squads: 

Khulna Titans: Mahmudullah(c), Alok Kapali, Ariful Haque, Kevon Cooper, Andre Fletcher, Hasanuzzaman, Benny Howell, Junaid Khan, Ben Laughlin, Mohammad Asghar, Nicholas Pooran(w), Mosharraf Hossain, Naeem Islam jnr, Noor Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Shuvagata Hom, Lendl Simmons, Riki Wessels, Taibur Rahman, Abdul Halim, Abu Sayeem, Abdul Mazid, Nur Alam

Dhaka Dynamites: Shakib Al Hasan(c), Alauddin Babu, Ravi Bopara, Dwayne Bravo, Irfan Sukkur, Mahela Jayawardene, Evin Lewis, Mehedi Maruf, Kumar Sangakkara(w), Mohammad Shahid, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Nasir Hossain, Wayne Parnell, Seekkuge Prasanna, Andre Russell, Suhrawadi Shuvo, Sunzamul Islam, Tanveer Haider, Usama Mir, Abu Jayed, Matt Coles