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  • 4:10 PM IST

    LIVE – Rangpur Riders 146/8 in 20 overs; Muktar Ali 4: Dhaka Dynamites have won the game by 42 runs and added two more points to their points tally. Sohag Gazi, Ziaur Rahman played well and ensure Rangpur Riders lost with some respect. Abu Jayed was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets to his name while Shakib Al Hasan bowled exceptionally for his two scalps. Dwayne Bravo, Seekkuge Prasanna also had a wicket each to their name. Dhaka Dynamites with this win have managed to stay at the top in the points table.

  • 3:56 PM IST

    LIVE – Rangpur Riders 118/6 in 17 overs; Sohag Gazi 32, Ziaur Rahman 40: Ziaur Rahman, Sohag Gazi putting up a valiant fight and trying their best to carry the team over the line. They target is huge and they have a long way to go. They need more 71 runs to win from 18 deliveries, which is akin to climbing a mountain. Expect some fireworks as both the batsmen are well set and will look to make the most of the death overs.

  • 3:35 PM IST

    LIVE – Rangpur Riders 56/6 in 12 overs; Sohag Gazi 6, Ziaur Rahman 5: Riders have lost wickets in heap and only a miracle can save them from here on. Dynamites have done well in chipping wickets at regular intervals and a win is just around the corner for them. Sohag Gazi, Ziaur Rahman are out in the middle as Riders are placed in hot water after 12 overs of play.

  • 3:09 PM IST

    LIVE – Rangpur Riders 42/3 in 7 overs; Nasir Jamshed 21, Liam Dawson 9: Nothing going at Rangpur Riders way at the moment as they have lost their third wicket in the form of Gihan Rupasinghe. They need a miraculous performance to make a comeback from this stage as the required run-rate keeps on climbing. Liam Dawson has walked out to accompany Nasir Jamshed and has smashed a six to announce his arrival.

  • 2:49 PM IST

    LIVE – Rangpur Riders 11/2 in 3 overs; Nasir Jamshed 7, Gihan Rupasinghe 1: Shahid Afridi was elevated in the batting order but the move has failed miserably as he flounders for a duck. Abu Jayed gets the first wicket for his team and has done a good job with the new ball. Andre Russell is putting in the hard yards from the other end as Dhaka Dynamites are eyeing for quick wickets. Jayed gets another one in the form of Mohammad Mithun as Riders are in all sorts of trouble at the moment. This is some serious attacking from Dynamites as the pressure keeps piling on Riders.

  • 2:19 PM IST

    LIVE – Dhaka Dynamites 188/7 in 20 overs; Mosaddek Hossain 14, Sunzamul Islam 0: Dhaka Dynamites have managed to post a total of 188 after losing their way out in the middle. Mosaddek Hossain played a good hand lower don the order after Rubel Hossain wrecked havoc in the 18th over. Rangpur Riders did a good job in pulling things back after Evin Lewis, Mehedi Maruf did exceptionally well att the top in garnering runs. The target is a challenging one and Dhaka Dynamites have the bowling to defend it. An interesting run-chase around the corner.

  • 1:57 PM IST

    LIVE – Dhaka Dynamites 163/4 in 17 overs; Shakib Al Hasan 21, Dwayne Bravo 6: Shakib Al Hasan , Dwayne Bravo doing the repair work and weathering the storm after losing four wickets quickly. With four overs to go, one can expect them to shift their gears and garner as many runs as possible. Shakib looks good and has smashed a six while Bravo dealing in singles. Rubel Hossain has bowled well and has couple of overs left, his second spell will be interesting to watch.

  • 1:42 PM IST

    LIVE – Dhaka Dynamites 134/4 in 14 overs; Shakib Al HAsan 6, Dwayne Bravo 2: Rangpur Riders are pulling things back as they have scalped four wickets in quick successions. Soumya Sarkar, Ziaur Rahman have made deep inroads in Dhaka Dynamites’ batting line-up and accounted for four wickets between them. They still have six overs to play with Shakib Al Hasan, Dwayne Bravo out in the middle. A total close to 200 is still possible as Dynamites have some batting to come.

  • 1:30 PM IST

    LIVE – Dhaka Dynamites 110/2 in 11 overs; Evan Lewis 64, Andre Russell 3: Sohag Gazi has got his team a much-needed breaktrhough as he got rid of Mehedi Maruf for 40. Lewis at the other end continues his assault on the bowlers and has steered his team to a dominating position. Dynamites have a platform built for the middle-order to capitalise. Seekkuge Prasanna has been sent at three, which was an interesting move but didn’t turn out to be productive as Ziaur Rahman got rid of him for one.

  • 1:09 PM IST

    LIVE – Dhaka Dynamites 101/0 in 9 overs; Mehedi Maruf 39, Evan Lewis 61: Evin Lewis is playing a memorable innings out int the middle and has brought up his fifty in a flash. Dhaka Dynamites look all set for a total of 200 plus as both the openers have come out all guns blazing and taking on the Rangpur Riders’ bowlers. Mehedi Maruf is playing sensibly at the other end and punishing the loose deliveries. Lewis has smacked six maximums so far and looks hungry for more. Riders are running out of options and need a breakthrough desperately.

  • 12:55 PM IST
    LIVE – Dhaka Dynamites 42/0 in 5 overs; Mehedi Maruf 15, Evan Lewis 26: Dhaka Dynamites are off to a good start as Mehedi Maruf Evin Lewis have got the new ball rolling. Shahid Afridi went for runs in his first over as Rangpur Riders are in trouble. Evin Lewis playing well and scoring runs at a brisk rate while Mehedi Maruf playing cautiously at the other end.
  • 12:43 PM IST

    LIVE – Dhaka Dynamites 11/0 in 2 overs; Mehedi Maruf 9, Evan Lewis 1: Rubel Hossain starts off the proceedings for Rangpur Riders on a promising note as he gave away just a solitary run in the very first over. Dhaka Dynamites bat deep and will look to post a massive total on the board after electing to bat first. With Shahid Afridi back into the side, Riders have depth in their bowling as well as batting. Muktar Ali is bowling from the other and has leaked runs in the very first over.

  • 12:15 PM IST

    Toss: Dhaka Dynamites have won the toss and elected to bat first.

Shakib AL Hasan has led the Dhaka Dynamites side well © AFP
Shakib AL Hasan has led the Dhaka Dynamites side well © AFP

Nomoskar! Good evening! Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016.  This is Match No. 34 between Rangpur Riders and Dhaka Dynamites and here you will get all the live updates of the game. The match is being played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur. Rangpur Riders are currently placed at the fifth position in the points table with 10 points from nine encounters so far. With the tournament approaching the business end, one can expect every game to be crucial as each team will give their best to make it to the eliminators. BPL 2016: Points table and team standings    

Darren Sammy has led the side well but has to pull things up if they are eyeing to make the cut. Rangpur Riders have had unfavourable results in the last two encounters. Their latest contest against Rajshahi Kings saw them losing the battle by a massive margin of 49 runs as Riders failed to chase down a mere target of 129 and succumbed at an awful 79. With just three more games in the fixtures for Rangpur Riders, they will be eyeing to better their points tally. Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016: BPL 2016 team and squad details

Dhaka Dynamites are well placed at the top of the points table with 12 points from nine games and have fared well in the tournament so far. Dhaka Dynamites won their previous battle against Barisal Bulls and are high on confidence. They have a well-oiled side and will look to keep up the good run in the remainder of the tournament. Rangpur Riders have a task in hand against the consistent Dhaka Dynamites side and will have to bring their best game out on Wednesday. Expect some intense action when these two teams lock horns to garner two valuable points at Mirpur. Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016: Schedule and Time Table

Squads:

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

Rangpur Riders: Naeem Islam (c), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, Liam Dawson, Shahid Afridi, Ziaur Rahman, Sohag Gazi, Arafat Sunny, Rubel Hossain, Anwar Ali, Elias Sunny, Babar Azam, Richard Gleeson, Mehrab Hossain, Muktar Ali, Nasir Jamshed, Pinak Ghosh, Gidron Pope, Gihan Rupasinghe, Sachithra Senanayake, Shahbaz Chouhan, Dasun Shanaka, Sharjeel Khan, Jupiter Ghosh.