Live Updates

  • 9:48 PM IST

    DD WIN!!!! That’s it, the Dynamites could not even get to their 100-run mark and have been bundled for mere 96. Tamim remains the highest scorer with 31 runs, while Shahid Afridi claimed three for 16. Nevertheless, the Victorians still have a chance in Qualifier 2 against the Titans, while the Dynamited become the first team to enter the final.

  • 9:35 PM IST

    CV 85/8 in 15 ovs. 107 more needed off 30. A couple of wickets more are down and the Dynamites have more or less done it. The Victorians can only target for playing out the remaining overs from hereon.

  • 9:18 PM IST

    CV 55/6 in 10 ovs. Three more setbacks for the Victorians, as Marlon Samuels (6), Tamim Iqbal (31) and Mohammad Saifuddin (0) depart as well. An underweight performance from the Victorians indeed as this match seems to be gone from their hands.

  • 8:54 PM IST

    CV 30/3 in 5 ovs. Three quick wickets for the Dynamites, and they are right into the game, as the dew does not seem to bother the bowlers. Liton Das (0), Jos Buttler (5) and Imrul Kayes (9) are the victims so far. Mosaddek Hossain has so far claimed a couple. Can the Victorians make a turnaround?

  • 8:19 PM IST

    DD 191/7 in 20 ovs. That’s it, a commendable performance by the Dynamite batsmen, as they set a target of 192 for the Victorians. three more wickets were lost in the past five overs in the form of Shakib Al Hasan (9), Mosaddek Hossain (3), Shahid Afridi (30). As for the Victorians, Hasan Ali claimed three for 16. Is a proper chase on the cards? Stay tuned.

  • 7:50 PM IST

    DD 144/4 in 15 ovs. A couple of wickets more in the form of Pollard (31) and Denly (32) have rattled the Dynamites, but there is nothing to panic for now as Afridi and Shakib take charge. 200 still on the crads.

  • 7:23 PM IST

    DD 95/2 in 10 ovs. Another one goes down as Lewis departs for a healthy 47, while Kieron Pollard makes his way in. Can DD tough the 200 mark?

    OUT! Evin Lewis b Shoaib Malik 47 (32)

  • 6:59 PM IST

    DD 49/1 in 5 ovs. Just a harm done so far, as Mehedi Maruf is the only man to be dismissed for mere six, while Evin Lewis and Joe Denly are batting stead for now. A tight content so far.

    OUT! Mehedi Maruf c Saifuddin b Hasan Ali 6 (6)

  • 6:37 PM IST

    Teams:

    Dhaka Dynamites: Sunil Narine, Evin Lewis, Shahid Afridi, Joe Denly, Kieron Pollard, Jahurul Islam (wk), Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Maruf, Abu Hider Rony, Saddam Hossain.

    Comilla Victorians: Tamim Iqbal (c), Liton Das (wk), Imrul Kayes, Jos Buttler, Marlon Samuels, Shoaib Malik, Dwayne Bravo, Mohammad Saifuddin, Hasan Ali, Mahedi Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain.

  • 6:37 PM IST

    Toss: Dhaka Dynamites (Bat)

It is surely going to be an interesting tie © Getty Images (File Photo)
It is surely going to be an interesting tie © Getty Images (File Photo)

Good Evening, শুভ সন্ধ্যা! Hello and Welcome to the live blog session of Qualifier 1 of the 2017 Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) play-offs between Comilla Victorians and Dhaka Dynamites at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday. Both the teams managed to finish at the top two spots of the league table, respectively. While the Dynamites were tied on 15 points along with Khulna Titans, the previous progressed on a better net run-rate. Meanwhile, Rangpur Riders beat the Titans in the Eliminator, progressing to the Qualifier 2, and the winner between the Victorians and the Dynamites would be facing the Titans.

Tom Moody expects BPL to have IPL-like impact on Bangladesh's domestic circuit
Tom Moody expects BPL to have IPL-like impact on Bangladesh's domestic circuit

The Victorians are being led by veteran Tamim Iqbal, while it has big names like Liton Das, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mahedi Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Enamul Haque as the local lads, while the overseas players range from Marlon Samuels to Shoaib Malik, Hasan Ali, Graeme Cremer, Darren Bravo, and many more. As for the Dynamites, the team is led by their star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, along with Mosaddek Hossain, while it has tons of overseas talent, ranging from Sunil Narine, Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard, Mohammad Aamer, and many more. Therefore, it is surely going to be an interesting tie.

Squads

Comilla Victorians: Tamim Iqbal (c), Liton Das (wk), Imrul Kayes, Marlon Samuels, Shoaib Malik, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Saifuddin, Raqibul Hasan, Graeme Cremer, Mahedi Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain, Darren Bravo, Solomon Mire, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Rumman Raees, Fahim Ashraf, Imran Khan jnr, Arafat Sunny, Alok Kapali, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Enamul Haque, Dwayne Bravo, Fakhar Zaman, Enamul Haque jnr, Mujeeb Zadran, Jos Buttler.

Dhaka Dynamites: Sunil Narine, Evin Lewis, Joe Denly, Jahurul Islam (wk), Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Maruf, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Kieron Pollard, Mohammad Amir, Abu Hider Rony, Saddam Hossain, Kumar Sangakkara, Cameron Delport, Kevon Cooper, Rovman Powell, Ronsford Beaton, Shahid Afridi, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Shahid, Nadif Chowdhury, Saqlain Sajib, Akeal Hosein, Khaled Ahmed, Shadman Islam, Noor Hossain, Adil Rashid.