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Khulna bat first vs Rajshahi

Gemcon Khulna have opted to bat first against Minister Group Rajshahi in match No.3 of Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020 at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur.    

Khulna have made one change to their playing XI. Leg-spinner Rishad Hossain comes in for pacer Hasan Mahmud. Meanwhile, Rajshahi have retained the same combination with which they played against Beximco Dhaka in the opening match.

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Both teams won their respective first matches. All-rounder Mahedi Hasan’s off-spin in the last over secured a thrilling two-run win over Dhaka. Mahedi earlier made 50 runs with the bat, supported by Nurul Hasan Sohan’s quickfire 39 and Anisul Islam Emon’s 35 at the top.

Ariful Haque did a Carlos Brathwaite to seal four-wicket over Fortune Barishal in the second match on Tuesday. Ariful, who was struggling to get bat on ball, clubbed four sixes in five balls off Mehidy Hasan Miraz to pull of a miracle.

Playing XIs:     

Gemcon Khulna: Anamul Haque (wk), Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad (captain), Jahurul Islam, Shamim Hossain Patwary, Ariful Haque, Shafiul Islam, Shahidul Islam, Rishad Hossain, Al-Amin Hossain

Minister Group Rajshahi: Najmul Hossain Shanto (captain), Anisul Islam Emon, Rony Talukdar, Mohammad Ashraful, Fazle Mahmud Rabbi, Nurul Hasan Sohan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Farhad Reza, Arafat Sunny, Mukidul Islam Mugdho, Ebadat Hossain,

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