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Mithun, bowlers put Rangpur in the playoffs

Mithun, bowlers put Rangpur in the playoffs

Bangladesh Premier League, Twenty20

Rangpur Riders: 147 for 6 (Mithun 50*, Archer 2-28)

Khulna Titans: 128 for 8 (Klinger 44, Bopara 2-4)

Player of the match: Mohammad Mithun

Rangpur Riders, led by Mohammad Mithun's punchy 50 not out, charged to beat Khulna Titans by 19 runs and seal their place in the playoffs. Despite the loss, Khulna was also through along along Dhaka Dynamites and Comilla Victorians with four league matches still to be played.

Having been inserted, Rangpur limped to 114 for 6 in eight overs before Mithun's late blows helped the side plunder 33 off the last two overs. Chasing 148, Khulna sprinted to 60 for 0 by the eighth over but collapsed to be restricted to 128 for 8.