Comilla Victorians on the Rise in 2023 BPL

On January 24 at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, the Comilla Victorians won by 60 runs against the Dhaka Dominators (Minister Group Dhaka). With this victory, the Victorians overtook the Rangpur Riders for third in the standings. The Victorians now have 8 points with a net run rate of +0.423.

The Dhaka Dominators had won the toss in the match and chose to field. While Mohammad Rizwan did not start strong with a batting score of 3 runs from 7 balls, Litton Das picked up the pace with 20 runs from 20 balls. In the later innings, Johnson Charles’s (32) and Khushdil Shah’s (30) efforts resulted in a combined score of 62 runs.

While only three batters managed to hit over 20 runs for the Comilla Victorians, the team ended with a total of 164/6 in 20 overs.

The Dhaka Dominators, meanwhile, had scored 5 wickets when they bowled. Nasir Hossain was the top bowler of the match for the Dominators. He had taken 2 wickets in 3 overs and had the batter conceding at 19 runs.

When the Dhaka Dominators had gone to bat, only one player was able to score over 20 runs. That player was Usman Ghani, who scored 33 runs from 34 balls. The second-highest score that the team managed was 17 runs by Nasir Hossain. Other than these two, Ariful Haque had scored 11 runs from 15 balls while the rest of the batters only managed run-scores in the single digits. At the end of their innings, the Dominators had a total of 104/9.

When the Victorians bowled, they took 9 wickets, with Naseem Shah taking 4 wickets in 4 overs.


This match marks the Victorians’ fourth win in the tournament. It is also the second time that the Victorians won against the Dhaka Dominators. The first time the Victorians and Dominators faced each other was for the 17th match of the 2023 tournament on January 19. The Victorians won the game by 33 runs.

Prior to winning against the Dominatos on the 19th, the Victorians made the Sylhet Strikers lose for the first time in 2023 BPL tournament on January 17.

After this match, the Comilla Victorians will play against the Khulna Tigers on January 28. It will be the first time the teams will play against each other in the tournament. Currently, the Khulna Tigers are 5th in the standings with 2 wins, 4 losses, and a net run rate of -0.210.

The Dhaka Dominators, on the other hand, will have their next match against the Rangpur Riders on January 30. This match will also the first time the teams will play against each other in the 2023 tournament, and it will be the 29th match of the 2023 BPL.

Before this, the Dominators had played against the Khulna Tigers for the 24th match of the tournament on January 24. The Dominators won the match by 24 runs. Currently, the Dominators are 6th in the standings with 2 wins and 6 losses with a net run rate of -1.029.

The next match of the tournament is between the Sylhet Strikers and the Rangpur Riders on January 27. It will be the 25th match of the 2023 BPL tournament and the first time the two will play against each other.

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