Kolkata Knight Riders have started the IPL with a win against Sunrisers Hyderabad. The Knights won by 10 runs on Sunday night. Although he scored only 3 runs with the bat, Shakib took the wicket with his first ball. Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi in the top order, Dinesh Karthik’s small storm at the end, Russell-Sakib’s light shining with the ball in hand, Morgan’s brilliant captaincy – all in all a great start for the Knights.
Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan has thanked Shakib for starting the IPL with a win. The king of Bollywood wrote on Twitter, ‘It feels very good to win 100 matches. Famous Krishna, Dinesh Karthik, Nitish Rana, Rahul Tripathi, Andre Russell, Harbhajan Singh (although for a short time you liked to see you in Kolkata jersey), Shakib Al Hasan, Pat Cummins — in fact, everyone liked the game. ‘
Kolkata won their 100th match as the third team after Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings on Sunday. Shah Rukh Khan was seen on the field almost all the time during the Kolkata match but was not there last night. Visitors are barred from entering due to corona; However, the reason for Shah Rukh’s absence was not known. Kolkata made 16 runs for 8 wickets after batting first last night. Sunrisers Hyderabad got stuck in 18 runs in reply.
Meanwhile, the Bangladesh cricket team has left Dhaka for Sri Lanka to play a two-match Test series. The Mominuls left for Sri Lanka on a chartered flight of Bangladesh Biman Airlines at 12 noon on Monday.
The Bangladesh team will reach Colombo after a three-hour journey. From there they will be taken to Nigombo. The Tigers will be there in quarantine for three days.
Mominul Bahini will play both the Tests against Sri Lanka in Pallekele. The first Test is scheduled to start on April 21. The second and final test will start on April 29.
Bangladesh squad: Muminul Haque (captain), Liton Kumar Das, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Sadman Islam, Abu Zayed Chowdhury, Taizul Islam, Nazmul Hossain Shant, Mehedi Hasan Miraj, Naeem Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Ibadat Hossain Chowdhury, Saif Hasan, Shariful Islam, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Mukidul Islam, Shubhagat Home Chowdhury, Shahidul Islam, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Yasir Ali Chowdhury