Lewis-Delport partnership spurs Dynamites to 202/7 against Titans

Lewis-Delport partnership spurs Dynamites to 202/7 against Titans

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Dhaka – Khulna Titans will need to chase a mammoth target of 203 for a win against the holders Dhaka Dynamites in their match of the 5th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium inn Sylhet on Sunday.Sent in to bat first, Dynamites scored 202 for 7 in 20 overs where Evin Lewis and Cameron Delport shared a partnership of 116 off 9 overs in the 2nd wicket stand along with their individual innings of 66 and 64 runs respectively.Starting after the departure of opener Kumar Sangakkara on 38/1 in 4 overs, both the left-handed batsmen — Lewis and Delport — contributed more than the half of the team total in 2nd pair before Lewis was caught by skipper Mahmudullah Riyad off Shafiul Islam to see an end on 154/2 in 13 overs.Shafiul made the 1st breakthrough dismissing Sangakkara (20 off 12b; 2×4; 1×6) –was caught by Chadwick Walton — and then his pace attacks got Evin Lewis to break the 2nd pair. Shafiul concede 41 runs in three overs for two wickets.West Indian batsma Lewis faced 40 balls to fire seven boundaries and three sixes while South African batsman Delport fired four boundaries and five sixes off 31 balls before trapped lbw by Abu Jayed, who bagged two wickets for 29 runs in four overs in the game.Sunil Narine(16 off 11b; 2×6) and Mosaddek Hossain (10* off 11b; 1×4) were the other double digit scorers for the side.Conceding 34-run each, Jofra Archer and Carlos Brathwaite took one wicket apiece.UNB news agency

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