Watch: Litton Das Drops Easy Catch in 2024 BPL Match

During a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match between Comilla Victorians and Chattogram Challengers, a noteworthy incident occurred involving Litton Das and Matthew Forde. Comilla Victorians’ captain, Litton Das, collided with his teammate, Matthew Forde, resulting in a dropped catch of Tanzid Hasan. The match took place at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Tuesday (February 13).

Litton Das Drops Easy Catch in 2024 BPL Match

In the fourth over of Chattogram Challengers’ run-chase, bowler Tanvir delivered a flighted delivery that Hasan mistimed towards the covers. Das went for the catch without communicating with his teammates, leading to a collision with Forde, who was also attempting to catch the ball.

Despite Das initially securing the catch, the collision caused the ball to spill out of Forde’s hands. Fortunately, neither player sustained serious injuries, but the skipper appeared displeased with the missed opportunity.

Match Summary

Despite the dropped catch, Hasan’s innings didn’t prove too costly as he eventually got out for 41 runs off 24 balls. Chattogram ended up losing the game, with Comilla Victorians emerging victorious by 73 runs.

Comilla Victorians’ Dominant Performance

Batting first, Comilla posted an imposing total of 239/3 in their allotted 20 overs. Will Jacks played a stellar innings, scoring an unbeaten 108 runs off just 53 balls, which included 10 sixes and five boundaries. Litton Das contributed 60 runs off 31 balls, while Moeen Ali remained not out with 53 runs off 24 balls. Shohidul Islam was the most successful bowler for Chattogram, picking up two wickets, while Shykat Ali managed to take one wicket.

Chattogram’s Response

In response, Chattogram struggled to build partnerships and were eventually bowled out for 166 runs in 16.3 overs. Moeen Ali’s remarkable bowling performance, including a hat-trick, with figures of 4/23, played a significant role in Comilla’s victory. Rishad Hossain also impressed with four wickets, while Mustafizur Rahman took two wickets. Despite decent contributions from Hasan (41 off 24), Josh Brown (36 off 23), and Shykat Ali (36 off 11), Chattogram fell short of the target.

Points Table Standings

With this win, Litton Das’ Comilla Victorians climbed to the second spot in the 2024 BPL points table, while Chattogram Challengers dropped to third place following the defeat.

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Upcoming BPL Match

Comilla Victorians are scheduled to play against Khulna Tigers at the same venue on Wednesday (February 14), aiming to maintain their winning momentum in the tournament.

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