2016 Bangladesh Premier League Final

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2016 Bangladesh Premier League Final
Event 2016 Bangladesh Premier League
Dhaka Dynamites Rajshahi Kings
159/9 103
20 overs 17.4 overs
Dhaka Dynamites won by 56 runs
Date 9 December 2016
Venue Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Player of the Match Kumar Sangakkara
Umpires Khalid Mahmood (PAK)
Mahfuzur Rahman (BAN)
Attendance 25,000[1]
2015
2017

The 2016 Bangladesh Premier League Final was a day/night Twenty20 cricket match played between the Dhaka Dynamites and the Rajshahi Kings on 9 December 2016 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka to determine the winner of the 2015 Bangladesh Premier League, a professional Twenty20 cricket league in Bangladesh.[2][3] It ended as the Dynamites defeated the Kings by 56 runs.[4][5]

The Dynamites, captained by Shakib Al Hasan, topped the group stage table, whereas the Kings, led by Darren Sammy, stood at the fourth position. Dynamites beat Khulna Titans in the Qualifier 1 and went to final. Kings defeated Chittagong Vikings and Khulna Titans respectively in Eliminator and Qualifier 2 of semi-finals and went to final.

Winning the toss, Kings' captain Sammy elected to field first. The Dynamites scored 159 runs in 20 overs with a loss of 9 wickets. They made 23 runs in the opening partnership. Evin Lewis top scored for the Dynamites with 45 runs. Kings' bowler Farhad Reza took 3 wickets for 28 runs. The Kings failed to build a good opening partnership. After scoring 60, they started losing wickets and couldn't hold on. The Dynamites won the match and their 1st title by a wide margin of 56 runs. Kumar Sangakkara was named the man of the match.[4] This is the 3rd title for a Dhaka franchise in BPL

Khulna Titans' skipper Mahmudullah was made the player of the tournament since he scored the second most runs and defended less than 7 runs in the last over of the 2nd innings more than one instance.

References

  1. ^ "Glimpse of Final". Daily Prothom Alo. 10 December 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Revised itinerary released for Bangladesh Premier League 4". The Daily Star. 6 November 2016. Retrieved 13 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "2016 BPL Fixture". Daily Prothom Alo. 8 November 2016. Retrieved 13 November 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "ঢাকা ডায়নামাইটসের বিপিএল জয়". Daily Prothom Alo. 9 December 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Dynamites crowned BPL kings". The Daily Star. 9 December 2015. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
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