Skipper David Warner lead the way for the Sixers but it was also Afif Hossain, his batting partner at the other end, who really gave Sylhet the momentum for a big score as they posted 168 for the loss of five wickets.
David Warner and Mushfiqur Rahim during the toss. Warner's Sylhet are still looking for their first win in ht tournament.
For Sabbir Rahman, it was another opportunity to impress the national selectors but he once again fell to a low score.
Vikings were celebrating as Sylhet were three down for just 6 runs.
Afif played freely during his 28-ball 45, wresting momentum back from Chittagong after the early loss of wickets.
The 71-run partnership between Afif and Warner laid the foundation for a big score.