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Arafat finished with figures of 3 for 8.

Dhaka Dynamites vs Rajshahi kings

Arafat Sunny's four-over spell of 3 for 8 is limited Dhaka Dynamites 116 for 9 in their 137-run chase to hand the hosts their first loss of the season and Rajshahi kings a 20-run victory.

Choosing to bat, Rajshahi, delivery kings, stuttered start. Not only do you have to lose skipper Mehidy Hasan early, but the scoring is applied-rate in the Powerplay. But the 75-run stand between Shahriar Nafees (27-ball 25) and Marshall Ayub (31-ball 45) proved to be crucial, as it laid a solid Foundation, on a playing field, it was difficult for the evaluation.

Once the duo was dismissed in the 12th over of Sunil Narine, the kings were left, with the reconstruction of their recordings. Ryan ten Doeschate and Zakir Hasan came up with useful contributions, but you could only 136 for 6 - a useful sum in demanding conditions.

However, it was too much for Dhaka star-studded line-up. Six thugs managed to score in double figures, but none of them could wear it on for long Sunny things held firmly by one end, except the regular fall of wickets. Other bowlers Isuru Udana, Mehidy, Mustafizur Rahim and Kamrul Islam also chipped in with a goal or two.

Brief Score: Rajshahi kings 136 for 6 in 20 overs (Marshall Ayub 45, Shahriar Nafees 25; Sunil Narine 3-19, Andre Russell 1-17) beat Dhaka Dynamites 116 for 9 in 20 overs (Nurul Hasan, 21, Sheikh Naim 17; Arafat Sunny, 3-8, Mehidy Hasan 2-18) of 20 runs.

Sylhet Sixers vs Rangpur riders

Liton, The 43-ball 70 Sylhet Sixers' 27-run win against Rangpur riders, to take them to their second victory of the season.

David Warner was, however, grabbed the headlines with his 36-ball 61* includes three balls he can hammer in the face of a curve to the right of Chris Gayle, the West Indian offbreaks for a six and two boundaries.

Put in to bat, the Sixers got a solid start courtesy a 73-run opening stand between Liton and Sabbir Rahman. Warner added to the misery of the drivers, with a fine simple act, with his 36-ball knock including six boundaries and two sixes to take the Sixers 187 5. Shaiful Islam was the only impressive bowler, returning three wickets for 31.

In response, the driver in trouble early loss of their top-three with only 11 on the Board. Rilee Rossouw line three boundaries and four sixes in his 32-ball 58, to hunt it again, add Mithun 89 for the fifth wicket with Mohammad. However, Taskin Ahmed's double strike in quick succession - that led to the dismissal of both the set-bat - against shock. Mashrafe Mortaza tries to keep up the fight with his unbeaten 33 proved but against the ever-creeping run-rate, as little as you, only 160 could manage.

Brief Scores: Sylhet Sixers 187/5 in 20 overs (Liton running The 70, David Warner 61; Shafiul Islam 3-31, Benny Howell 1-22) beat Rangpur riders 160/6 in 20 overs (Rilee Rossouw 58, Mohammad Mithun 35; Taskin Ahmed 2-34, Mehedi Hasan, Rana 2-40) 27.

Brief Scores: Sylhet Sixers 187/5 in 20 overs (Liton running The 70, David Warner 61; Shafiul Islam 3-31, Benny Howell 1-22) beat Rangpur-riders 160/6 in 20 overs (Rilee Rossouw 58, Mohammad Mithun 35; Taskin Ahmed 2-34, Mehedi Hasan, Rana 2-40) 27.

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