Thursday, February 22, 2024

Burners shock holders to stay alive

Barisal Burners kept their hopes alive for a place in the last four of the Bangladesh Premier League when they handed holders Dhaka Gladiators a seven-wicket thrashing in Dhaka on Tuesday. Azhar Mahmood and Alauddin Babu shared six wickets between them to dismiss Gladiators for a bellow-par 114 before Brad Hodge smashed an unbeaten 70 off ... Read more

Hodge, Azhar steer Burners to win

Half-centuries from Brad Hodge and Azhar Mahmood propelled Barisal Burners to a simple seven-wicket win over Khulna Royal Bengals, giving the struggling side some boost in Dhaka on Monday. Set a simple target after their bowlers had restricted Royal Bengals to 145-7, Burners reached 148-3 in 17.5 overs for their most convincing win this season, ... Read more

Coventry, Tamim set up Duronto win

Openers Charles Coventry and Tamim Iqbal set up a four-run victory for Duronto Rajshahi over Barisal Burners to revive their semi-final hopes after three consecutive defeats in the Bangladesh Premier League in Chittagong on Monday. Coventry lifted the morale of the side with some lusty blows to make 62 from 25 balls

Counting on NOCs

Preview: Barisal Burners Counting on NOCs Barisal Burners were one of the most hyped teams during the inaugural edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) for a number of reasons. From acquiring the services of Chris Gayle, albeit for a short period of time, to being on the winning end of the ‘semifinal controversy’ last ... Read more