In the 23rd match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Sylhet Strikers defeated Fortune Barisal by 2 runs after a thrilling encounter.
In pursuit of 174 runs by the Sehalt Strikers, Fortune Barisal’s team managed to score 171 runs for 8 wickets.
Ibrahim Zadran scored 42 runs, Shakib Al Hasan scored 29 runs and Karim Jannat scored 21 runs.
Rehman Raja took 3 wickets, Mohammad Amir and Rasghan Hasan took 2 wickets and 2 wickets respectively for Sehalt.
Earlier, Sylhet Strikers scored 173 runs for 5 wickets in the allotted 20 overs while batting first.
Opener Najamul Hussain played an unbeaten innings of 89 runs while Tom Moores scored 40 runs, Thisara Perera scored 21 runs.
Mohammad Waseem Jr took three wickets for Fortune Barisal.