Tharanga, Fletcher set up Sylhet's tense win

Sylhet Sixers 148 for 6 (Tharanga 51, Fletcher 36, Bravo 2-34) beat Comilla Victorians 145 for 6 (Samuels 60, Taijul 2-22, Santokie 2-30) by four wickets
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Nurul Hasan‘s unbeaten 11off 3 balls wrapped up Sylhet Sixers’ chase of 146 with one ball and four wickets to spare. With Sylhet needing 10 off the last over, Dwayne Bravo bowled Shuvagata Hom off the first ball. He could have dismissed Nurul off second ball had Rashid Khan at long-on not dropped a catch and parried the ball over the boundary. Nurul then drilled the third ball to cover to reduce the equation to three off three balls. The fourth ball was a slower ball from Bravo, and Liam Plunkett managed a single before Nurul edged the fifth past short third man, sparkling wild celebrations in the Sylhet camp.

Sylhet had another strong start to their chase with Upul Tharanga and Andre Fletcher adding 73 for the opening stand. But Comilla Victorians captain Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan claimed combined figures of 8-0-40-2 to stall the hosts. Nurul, however, hung on in the end to give the hosts their second win in two days.

Earlier, Marlon Samuel’s 60 off 47 balls hauled Comilla to 145 for 6 on a dry pitch where run-scoring wasn’t easy. Krishmar Santokie and Taijul Islam led the bowling for Sylhet by taking two wickets each.

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Source: ESPN Crickinfo

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