We will witness Rangpur Riders take on Comilla Victorians at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. The defending champions will look to get back on winning ways when they face Comilla Victorians for their BPL league match on Tuesday. Currently, they have lost one match and won one in their two matches.

Rangpur Riders last the opening match against Chittagong Vikings by three wickets. In the next match, Riders came back stronger and won a close encounter against Khulna Titans by 8 runs. The team will be ecstatic with the return of ‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle.

Comilla Victorians, on the other hand, have started the tournament on a winning note and will look to maintain their winning form. They won their last game against Sylhet Sixers by 4 wickets. Tamim Iqbal leads the team well and has a good bowling attack to threaten any batting side.



Date: Tuesday, January 08, 2019.

Time:  06:30 PM IST

Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

League: Bangladesh Premier League 2019, 6th T20

Live Telecast: DSPORT

Online Streaming: Rabbitholebd Sports YouTube Channel to live stream BPL matches in India

Team News

Rangpur Riders

Chris Gayle is likely to play against Victorians, who couldn’t feature in first two encounters due to NOC issues.

Comilla Victorians

Victorians are expected to keep the same playing eleven and not change the winning combination.




Rangpur Riders – Chris Gayle, Alex Hales, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Nazmul Islam, AB de Villiers, Sean Williams, Nadif Chowdhury, Ravi Bopara, Shafiul Islam, Benny Howell, Sohag Gazi, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Abul Hasan, Sheldon Cottrell, Farhad Reza, Mehedi Maruf, Nahidul Islam, Rilee Rossouw, Fardeen Hasan

Comilla Victorians- Shoaib Malik, Aamer Yamin, Ziaur Rahman, Shahid Afridi, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Shahid, Mosharraf Hossain, Imrul Kayes, Shamsur Rahman, Steven Smith, Liam Dawson, Anamul Haque, Abu Hider Rony, Evin Lewis, Mohammad Saifuddin, Sanjit Saha, Thisara Perera, Mahedi Hasan, Waqar Salamkheil


Probable Playing XI


Rangpur Riders

  1. Mashrafe Mortaza (C)
  2. Rilee Rossouw
  3. Chris Gayle or Mehidy Maruf
  4. Alex Hales
  5. Mohammad Mithun
  6. Ravi Bopara
  7. Nazmul Islam
  8. Shafiul Islam
  9. Farhad Reza
  10. Benny Howell
  11. Sohag Gazi.


Comilla Victorians

  1. Tamim Iqbal (C)
  2. Evin Lewis
  3. Imrul Kayes
  4. Steve Smith
  5. Shoaib Malik
  6. Amanul Haque
  7. Shahid Afridi
  8. Mohammad Saifuddin
  9. Mahedi Hasan
  10. Mohammad Shahid
  11. Abu Hider