Opener Johnson Charles hammered a blistering ton as Mashrafe Mortaza led Rangpur Riders stormed into the final of AKS Bangladesh Premier League T20 beating Comilla Victorians by 36 runs in the second qualifier held on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur here.
Rangpur will now play the final against defending champions Dhaka Dynamites in the title deciding-final match scheduled to be held tomorrow (Tuesday) at 6 pm.
Brief Score: Rangpur Riders 192 for 3 (Charles 105*, McCullum 78) beat Comilla Victorians 155 (Liton 39, Rubel 3-34) by 36 runs.
Toss:Comilla Victorians , elected to field first
Player of the match: Johnson Charles 105(63)
Comilla Victorians Squad: Tamim Iqbal (c), Liton Das (wk), Jos Buttler, Imrul Kayes, Marlon Samuels, Shoaib Malik, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Saifuddin, Graeme Cremer, Mahedi Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain
Rangpur Riders Squad: Chris Gayle, Johnson Charles, Brendon McCullum, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Ravi Bopara, Nahidul Islam, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Rubel Hossain, Nazmul Islam, Isuru Udana, Sohag Gazi