Upul-Tharanga Sylhet sixers

Sylhet Sixers beat defending champion Dhaka Dynamites by 9 wickets in the opening match of fifth edition of Bangladesh Premier League T20 held on Saturday at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet.

Sylhet chased down a target of 137 for 1 in 16.5 overs where Tharanga Upul Tharanga was selected player of the match for his match winning unbeaten knock of 69.

Sri Lankan left-hand batsman Tharanga played his match winning unbeaten knock of 69* off 48 balls.

Brief Score:

DHAKA DYNAMITES 136/7(20 OVERS)
• KC Sangakkara 32 (28)
• E Lewis 26 (24)
• LE Plunkett 2/20 (4.0)
• Nasir Hossain 2/21 (4.0)

SYLHET SIXERS 137/1(16.5 OVERS)
• WU Tharanga*69 (48)
• ADS Fletcher 63 (51)
• Shakib Al Hasan 0/23 (4.0)
• AU Rashid 1/31 (4.0)

Toss: Sylhet Sixers , elected to field first

Player of the match: Upul Tharanga

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