Comilla Victorians is the best teams when it comes to dominating in the Bangladesh Premier League. It has won the most BPL titles so far in this tournament. Comilla made their BPL debut in 2015-16 and started their stint with title glory. After that they got their hands in 2018-19 and 2021-22 on the titles as well.
In six BPL seasons, they have won three of them. That shows the dominance this team has in this competition. But as always, every strong team goes through some tough times. And this team also holds some unwanted records in this competition. Here we will cover the list of the lowest BPL totals by the three-time winners.
3. Comilla Victorians (96 all out) vs Dhaka Dynamites in 2017
Comilla Victorians registered their third-lowest BPL total in the 2017 season. It came in the first qualifier of that edition against the Dhaka Dynamites at Mirpur Stadium. It started with Dhaka winning the toss and choosing to bat first. They had a good batting performance and reached a competitive total of 191/7 in their first innings. Evin Lewis (47), Joe Denly (32), Keiron Pollard (31) and Shahid Afridi (30) all made significant contributions.
It was a big target to chase in a knockout stage, and that is why the pressure was immense. And under the pressure, Comilla flattered. Skipper Tamim Iqbal looked good for his 31 off 28 balls, but he was the only batter to score over 10 runs in the top 8 batters. As a result, they got all out for their third-lowest total of 96 runs in 18 overs. Comilla faced a horrible defeat by 95 runs.
2. Comilla Victorians (72 all out) vs Rangour Riders in 2019
Both of the lowest totals for Comilla Victorians in the Bangladesh Premier League are registered against Rangpur Riders. Their second lowest came in the 2019 season in the 41st game of the season. Comilla won the toss and decided to bat. But they failed miserably with the bat and registered their second-lowest BPL score. Only three batters crossed the 10-run mark in their innings. The whole team got dismissed for just 72 runs in 16.3 overs.
Ravi Bopara picked up 3/7 for Rangour. It was an easy target to chase and that’s what Rangpur did in their innings. In reply, Chris Gayle (35) and AB de Villiers (34) played two unbeaten innings to help their team win by 9 wickets. They made 76/1 in just 9.3 overs and chased down the target with 63 balls to spare.
1. Comilla Victorians (63 all out) vs Rangpur Riders in 2019
Just like the Comilla Victorians’ second-lowest total, they made their lowest score against the Rangpur Riders in the 2019 season. It came in the sixth game of the tournament at Mirpur Stadium. Rangpur won the toss and elected to field first. Comilla had a nightmare start, losing their first five wickets for just 18 runs. Then, they couldn’t recover from that position at all.
As a result, they registered their lowest and fourth lowest in the al BPL games. Comilla got dismissed for 63 runs in 16.2 overs. Mashrafe Mortaza took 4/11 in the first innings. In response, Rangpur made to the target in just 12 overs and with nine wickets in hand. They made 67/1 and won the game with 48 balls to spare.
Lowest Score in BPL by Comilla Victorians
|63||16.2||1||Riders||Mirpur||8 Jan 2019|
|72||16.3||1||Riders||Mirpur||2 Feb 2019|
|96||18.0||2||Dynamites||Mirpur||8 Dec 2017|
|110/8||20.0||1||Dynamites||Mirpur||22 Nov 2015|
|122/5||20.0||1||Riders||Chattogram||18 Nov 2016|
|123/9||20.0||2||Barishal||Sylhet||7 Feb 2022|
|127||20.0||1||Dynamites||Mirpur||1 Feb 2019|
|129/8||20.0||1||Bulls||Mirpur||11 Nov 2016|
|131/9||20.0||2||Titans||Mirpur||13 Nov 2016|
|131||17.3||2||Dhaka||Chattogram||1 Feb 2022|