Comilla Victorians the defending champions of AKS Bangladesh Premier League- BPL played their 11th match today. This was a must win game for them to remain alive in the hunt for the next round. (নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ মাহমুদউল্লাহর অনুরোধেই বেশি ছয় মারেননি মাশরাফি)
They succeeded in defeating Khulna Titans at Mirpur Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium today. The captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza led the team from the front with both bat and ball helping his team to win the match by 5 wickets.
Mashrafe surprised everyone in the press conference at the end of the match. Khulna Titans captain Mahmudullah Riyad was already in the press conference. Soon the Mashrafe also joined him saying we would have press conference together today. There media manager also responded to them.
There were seven sixes in the whole matches, four of them were scored by Comilla. Their captain himself struck alone three sixes. The reporters asked about this to Mahmudulla, who conceded two sixes to his rival captain. Mahmudullah was about to answer but Mashrafe instead decided to answer.
He said, “I hit the Sixes exactly as Riyad asked me to hit. When he took the ball to bowl, he said to me not to hit more than two sixes. But I had to show my team that I was trying more, that is how I went out with a top edge.”
Khulna Titans captain Mahmudullah Riyad decided to bowl the 12th over of the innings. Mashrafe was able to hit two sixes in that over during the second and fifth bowl of the over.
Riyad also admitted that he had to conceded six to Mashrafe even in the nets during national duty, “Mashrafe plays big shots against me very well always. That is why I tried to bowl the wide yorker, but still, I failed. He smashed me six showing his great ability.”