Santokie shines for Royal Bengals

MIRPUR – Jamaican left-arm swing bowler and West Indies Twenty20 international Krishmar Santokie took 3 for 18 in four miserly overs for Khulna Royal Bengals as they restricted Duronto Rajshahi to 138 for 9 in the Bangladesh Premier League at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

In response, the Royals made 140 for three in the 20th over. Top scorer and man-of-the-match was Bangladesh international Shahriar Nafees with 71.†It was the Royals first win in five games.

In other BPL action, Trinidad and Tobago’s Kevon Cooper went wicketless in his three overs that cost 18 as his Chittagong Kings beat Sylhet Royals by 119 runs.

Batting first Chittagong made 193 for 4 and bundled out the Royals for 74 in the 14th over.†

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