Rangpur Riders beat Khulna Titans by 8 wickets in the eliminator encounter at the Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the ongoing AKS Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2017.
By this win, Rangpur Riders ensured second Qualifier berth to be played with loser team of first the qualifier between Comilla Victorians and Dhaka Dynamites.
Gayle stroke an unbeaten ton of 126 off 51 by hitting 14 sixes and 6 fours.
Rangpur Riders have won the toss and their skipper Mashrafe Mortaza asked Khulna Titans to bat first.
Playing XI’s of two teams-
Khulna Titans: Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Michael Klinger, Mahmudullah(c), Afif Hossain, Nicholas Pooran(w), Ariful Haque, Carlos Brathwaite, Jofra Chioke Archer, Mohammad Irfan, Abu Jayed, Tanvir Islam
Rangpur Riders: Chris Gayle, Johnson Charles, Brendon McCullum, Mohammad Mithun(w), Ravi Bopara, Nahidul Islam, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Sohag Gazi, Nazmul Islam, Lasith Malinga, Rubel Hossain.