Anamul, Mahmudullah take Barishal to 156-7 against Dhaka

Dhaka Dominators captain Nasir Hossain celebrates with teammates after taking a wicket during their BPL9 match against Fortune Barishal at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on 31 January, 2023Dhaka Dominators Facebook page

Anamul Haque and Mahmudullah made contributions and Karim Janat chipped in with a brisk five-ball 17 to take Fortune Barishal to a competitive 156-7 against Dhaka Dominators in their Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2023 match at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

Anamul made 42 off 35 balls while Mahmudullah scored 39 off 27 balls on a day when both skipper Shakib Al Hasan and Iftikhar Ahmed misfired for Barishal.

Shakib made five off four while Iftikhar made a run-a-ball 10 before getting dismissed by Muktar Ali and Nasir Hossain respectively.

Thankfully for Barishal, Anamul, Mahmudullah and Janat stepped up and made sure they posted a competitive total.

For Amir Hamza was the pick of the bowlers, finishing with 2-22.

Earlier, Barishal won the toss and opted to bat first.