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Kings assure 33-run win over Vikings


Kings assure 33-run win over Vikings

Rajshahi Kings 157 for 6 (Sammy 40, Mushfiqur 31, Reece 3-33)

Chittagong Vikings 124 (Onik 4-17, Mustafizur 2-18) by 33 runs

Rajshahi Kings kept their capability hopes alive with a crushing win over Chittagong Vikings at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. While Rajshahi rose to fifth position with the win, Chittagong's defeat knocked them out of the 2017-18 BPL.

Qazi Onik enjoyed a brilliant debut, taking four wickets as Rajshahi defended 157 for 6 after electing to bat first. Chittagong was bowled out for 124 in 19.2, becoming the first team to exit the tournament. Onik, the left-arm pacer, took the key wickets of Anamul Haque and Stiaan van Zyl, before adding Sunzamul Islam and Tanbir Hayder to complete impressive figures of 4 for 17 in 3.2 overs.

When Rajshahi batted, they reborn from 86 for 4 with the help of Darren Sammy, who top-scored with 40 off 25 balls, muscling two fours and three sixes.

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