Live Updates

  • 10:09 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: RK 139/4 in 18.1 Ovs. BATTING: Samit Patel 44, Darren Sammy 0: Rajshahi Kings have won the contest by six wickets as they also suffered a blow while being on the brink of a victory. The game had a dramatic victory as Mohammad Shahid bowled a wide when Kings needed one run to win. Sabbir Rahman played a good hand of 31 while Samit Patel played the match-winning innings of an unbeaten 44. This win will certainly bolster Rajshahi Kings’ confidence. Dynamite bowlers faced a torrid time as they didn’t have enough runs on the board to defend.

  • 9:54 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: RK 117/3 in 16 Ovs. BATTING: Sabbir Rahman 28, Samit Patel 26: Rajshahi Kings are cruising towards their target as both the batsmen are playing some sensible cricket. They are punishing the loose deliveries while sneaking a single off the good ones. They have accounted for 50 runs between them and did a good job in getting things done for his side. Dhaka Dynamites will need some miraculous performance to pull things from here. They need 22 runs more to win.

  • 9:35 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: RK 78/3 in 12 Ovs. BATTING: Sabbir Rahman 14, Samit Patel 7: Rajshahi Kings have lost another wicket in the form of Umar Akmal as Dynamites have given themselves another chance. Another wicket or two is what Kings will be eyeing at the moment. With 61 runs needed in eight overs, the game is certainly in Kings’ favour. Samit Patel looks in good touch while Sabbir Rahman will look to anchor the run chase.

  • 9:17 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: RK 57/2 in 8 Ovs. BATTING: Sabbir Rahman 7, Umar Akmal 21: Rajshahi Kings trying to weather the early storm and well on course for the run-chase. Umar Akmal playing a good hand and scoring runs at a good rate. Sabbir Rahman has been watchful at the other end. They need 82 runs from 12 overs with eight wickets in hand, which is quite achievable. Dynamites not helping themselves by chipping more wickets.

  • 9:01 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: RK 32/2 in 4 Ovs. BATTING: Sabbir Rahman 0, Umar Akmal 5: Rajshahi Kings have got off to a flying start as both their openers have come out all guns blazing out in the middle. But Mominul Haque has been run out just when things were looking good for his side. The target is not very challenging and one big partnership is what RK will be eyeing. Dynamites need early wickets or else the match will slip from their grip soon. Rony Talukdar has also been dismissed by Shakib Al Hasan as the game is now evenly poised.

  • 8:25 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: DD 138/5 in 20 Ovs. BATTING: Mosaddek Hossain 59, Dwayne Bravo 13: Dhaka Dynamites have given themselves a fighting chance by positing in their 20 overs. They have done well to recover after losing wickets in heap in the middle. Mosaddek Hossain played a good hand and scored a much needed 50 while Bravo contributed with his 13. Samit Patel, Mehedi Miraz were outstanding with the ball as they chipped two wickets each. There is enough help for the spinners and Rajshahi Kings will have a task in hand to chase down the target.

  • 8:08 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: DD 99/5 in 16 Ovs. BATTING: Mosaddek Hossain 22, Dwayne Bravo 2: Just when things were looking good for the Dynamites, Abul Hasan has scalped a wicket in the form of Ravi Bopara. It’s abhuge blow for the Dynamites as Bopara has a tendency to shift gears and garner quick runs. Dwayne BRavo has walked out to the middle. Bravo will hold the key now as he is known for his maverick approach.

  • 7:52 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: DD 81/4 in 13 Ovs. BATTING: Ravi Bopara 14, Mosaddek Hossain 22: Dhaka Dynamites need a solid partnership and Mosaddek Hossain and Ravi Bopara are doing everything right. The stage is set and they now now think of shifting gears after couple of overs. Bopara can get some quick runs and Dynamites will want him to bat throughout the innings. Rajshahi Kings need a wicket as this partnership has started looking dangerous.

  • 7:41 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: DD 57/4 in 10 Ovs. BATTING: Ravi Bopara 5, Mosaddek Hossain 8: Dhaka Dynamites are trying to weather the storm with Ravi Bopara, Mosaddek Hossain battling it out in the middle. They have lost wickets in quick successions as Rajshahi Kings spinners have picked wickets on a consistent basis. They need to reassess their approach and should try to reach the 150-runs mark.

  • 7:22 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: DD 43/3 in 7 Ovs. BATTING: Shakib Al Hasan 0: OUT!!!! Mohammad Sami has been taken for runs in the first innings as Jayawardene struck a boundary after which Mehedi Maruf scoops him for a six. This is some serious counterattacking from Dhaka Dynamites as this partnership has started looking dangerous. Samit Patel wrecks havoc as he scalps two wickets in the same over and gets rid of Mehedi Maruf and Mahela Jayawardene in the seventh over of the match. Dyanmites are in dep trouble at the moment as they have lost couple of quick wickets.

  • 7:08 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: DD 31/1 in 5 Ovs. BATTING: Mehedi Maruf 19, Mahela Jayawardene 6: Samit Patel has been introduced into the attack but has been welcomed to the boundary with a boundary. Mehedi Maruf is showing no mercy whatsoever and has taken on the Rajshahi Kings bowling with immense confidence. Samit Patel concedes 10 runs in his first over. Dynamites are looking to make the most of the powerplay overs. Mahela Jayawardene looks in good touch and this partnership will hold massive importance for the Dynamites.

  • 7:00 PM IST

    LIVE CRICKET SCORE: DD 13/1 in 2 Ovs. BATTING: Mehedi Maruf 9, Mahela Jayawardene 0 : Dhaka Dynamites have got off to a rocky start as Kumar Sangakkara has been dismissed in the second over of the match. Mehedi Hasan delivered in his very first over and got rid of the Sri Lankan southpaw. Mehedi Maruf has got the ball rolling from the outset. Sangakkara has been silent at the other end.

  • 6:45 PM IST

    Rajshahi Kings have won the toss and elected to field first, Darren Sammy-led side will be chasing the target at Mirpur.

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Good Evening, শুভ সন্ধ্যা! Hello and Welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016, Match 7 between Dhaka Dynamites and Rajshahi Kings, at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka on Friday. I am Ayush Gupta, and I will be bringing to you the live updates from this tie. As of now, Dhaka are currently in the second spot, having played a game, and winning it, thus having a couple of points in their bag, while Rajshahi are placed in the fifth spot, having played a game, and losing it, thus failing to grab a single point as of now. Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016: Points table and team standings

Dhaka Dynamites started their Bangladesh Premier League 2016 (BPL) campaign on a winning note coming out victorious  against Barisal Bulls in Match No.2 of the tournament. Both teams clashed at the Shere Bangla National Stadium at Mirpur, Dhaka where match No.1 also took place. Riding on the a 88-run stand between Kumar Sangakkara and Mehedi Maruf, Dynamites gained an easy 8-wicket win. Maruf had good partnership with Shakib Al Hasan as well, adding 48 runs for the second wicket. Maruf remained unbeaten on 75 off 45 deliveries, hitting as many 5 fours and as many sixes.

Dynamites won the toss and skipper Shakib elected to field first. Impressive batting by Mushfiqur Rahim and Shahriar Nafees. enabled Bulls to reach a 148 runs against a on the mark bowling attack of Dynamites. Rahim remained not-out on 50 while Nafees provided the earlier impetus making 34-ball 55. Mohammad Shahid was the star bowler for Dynamites picking 3 for 21 in his 4 overs. Dwayne Bravo was economical in his 4 over picking 2 for 26. Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016: Schedule and Time Table

Rajshahi Kings is mostly to be led by West Indies T20 winning skipper Darren Sammy under whose captaincy West Indies have 2-titles under their belt.  Mahmudullah will be leading Khulna Titans yet once again with Pakistan’s star Shahid Afridi leading Rangpur Riders for the very first time. The first 16 games of the tournament will be played at the same venue after the next 10 games will be played at Chittagong. The next 20 games including the final will again be played at Mirpur. A total of 46 games will be played in the whole tournament.

Almost every team has their fair share of international T20 superstars, which adds a lot of spice to the tournament. Some of the biggest names in T20 cricket are playing the tournament, which has already begun to get comparisons with its Indian counterpart the Indian Premier League (IPL), as well as Australia’s Big Bash League (BBL) and West Indies’ Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016: BPL 2016 team and squad details

Expect some breathtaking actions for over a month as many overseas players have been drafted in the tournament. The final of the tournament will be played on December 10, 2016 at Dhaka. Each team will be play a total number of 12 games and the top four will get a nod ahead. All the games of the elimination round will be played at the same venue of Dhaka.

Squads:

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

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