Chattogram Challengers beat Sylhet Thunders in the opening match of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur of the capital on Wednesday.
Two national team players Imrul Kayes and Mohammad Mithun faced a nightmare during India tour as the bats of them did not smile at that time. But, both of them showed their real face in the opening match of BPL today. Imrul Kayes scored 61 runs while Mithus took 84 runs.
However, the team of Mithun lost today’s game. Imruls' half century and Chadwick Walton's unbeaten 30-ball 49 propelled Chattogram Challengers chase down the 162 for four posted by Sylhet Thunders with five wickets and six balls to spare.
Earlier, Chattogram Challengers won the toss and invited Sylhet Thunder to bat first in the match.
Day's second match between Cumilla Warriors and Rangpur Rangers will start at 6:30pm today.