Sammy, Anik secure Rajshahi’s 4th victory in BPL


PV Sports Desk : A captaincy knock by Darren Sammy followed by Kazi Anik’s fierce bowling spells saw Rajshahi Kings to register a 33-run victory over Chittagong Vikings in the 33rd match of the AKS Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 held on Wednesday at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.

Anik finished his spell with an impressive figure of 4 for 17 in 3.2 overs to dismiss Chittagong Vikings after Rahshahi Kings set a winning target of 158 for Chittagong.

Chittagong suffered early batting jolt and they lost their wickets in regular intervals in the face of disciplined bowling attacks by the Rajshahi Kings bowlers and eventually dismissed at 124 in 19.2 overs.

Stiaan van Zyl top scored with 27 runs followed by Anamul Haque (23), Sikandar Raza (17), Soumya Sarkar (13) and Tanvir Haider (13) as neither any Vikings batsman failed to build any effective partnership to chase the total.