- hiHello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of Eliminator of BPL 2017-18 between Khulna Titans and Rangpur Riders. We at CricketCountry will be bringing you all the live updates and social happenings of the eliminator. 4 teams will battle it out to find their spot in the final.
Khulna Tigers will be very confident as they defeated the Table toppers Comilla Victorians in their last match with an all-round performance. They will be hoping for Carlos Brathwaite to showcase an all-round performance in the Eliminator. While Rangpur Riders have lost their last game with a big margin against Dhaka Dynamites. Brendon McCullum and Chris Gayle will be expected to play their part and take Riders to victory. Both teams having won one game against each other makes the Eliminator more interesting.
This is the first game in the knockouts after 42 league games. The winner of the Eliminator will play the defeating team of the Qualifiers and the team beaten will be out of the tournament
Michael Klinger (21 off 26), Mahmudullah (20), Ariful Haque (29) and Nicholas Pooran (28) got starts but failed to carry on and put the Riders’ bowlers under pressure. It was Carlos Brathwaite who smashed 25 off nine deliveries late in the innings to prop up the score but it proved too little against Gayle’s might.
Brief scores: Khulna Titans 167/6 in 20 overs (Ariful Haque 29, Carlos Brathwaite 25*; Lasith Malinga 2-49) lost to Rangpur Riders 171/2 in 15.2 overs (Chris Gayle 126*) by eight wickets.
Here is the full video with lots of sixes & fours bpl this match is full of delightful to watch at the end Chris & his team won and khulna out from tournament