PREVIEW

 

Rajshahi Kings will lock horns with Chittagong Vikings in an epic encounter of the BPL 2019 at Shere Bangla National Stadium. Vikings have had a stellar season so far in this season. They defeated the Dhaka Dynamites in their last encounter by three wickets. Vikings would be hoping to win this contest and secure the top spot as they are tied with Dhaka Dynamites with 10 points.

Rajshahi Kings are currently at the fifth position in the points table with 8 points on the board. They have won four games and lost three out of their seven league matches. Kings defeated Comilla Victorians by 38 runs in their last encounter. They have to win most of the remaining games if they want to stay alive in this tournament.

 

GAME DETAILS

 

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Time: 1 PM IST

Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

League: Bangladesh Premier League 2019

Live Telecast: DSPORT

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

Ground Stats T20

 

Total Matches 39
Matches won batting first 19
Matches won bowling first 20
Average 1st Inns scores 150
Average 2nd Inns scores 129
Highest total recorded 211/4 (20 Ov) by BAN vs WI
Lowest total recorded 72/10 (17.1 Ov) by AFG vs BAN
Highest score chased 194/4 (16.4 Ov) by SL vs BAN
Lowest score defended 129/8 (20 Ov) by SL vs UAE

 

 

TEAM NEWS

 

Chittagong Vikings:

  • Sunzamul Islam can be replaced by Robiul Haque.

Rajshahi Kings:

  • Monimul Haque and Soumya Sarkar can return to the starting lineup in place of Nafees and Marshall Ayub.

 

 

SQUADS

 

Chittagong Vikings:

Mohammad Shahzad(w), Cameron Delport, Yasir Ali, Mushfiqur Rahim(c), Dasun Shanaka, Najibullah Zadran, Mosaddek Hossain, Nayeem Hasan, Shadman Islam, Khaled Ahmed, Abu Jayed, Luke Ronchi, Robbie Frylinck, Mohammad Ashraful, Robiul Haque, Nihaduzzaman, Sikandar Raza, Sunzamul Islam

Rajshahi Kings:

Mehidy Hasan(c), Shahriar Nafees, Marshall Ayub, Ryan ten Doeschate, Zakir Hasan(w), Christiaan Jonker, Seekkuge Prasanna, Isuru Udana, Arafat Sunny, Mustafizur Rahman, Kamrul Islam, Mominul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, Qais Ahmad, Fazle Mahmud, Alauddin Babu, Laurie Evans

KEY PLAYERS

 

Chittagong Vikings

  • Mohammad Shahzad(w)
  • Mushfiqur Rahim(c)
  • Robbie Frylinck

Rajshahi Kings

  • Mehidy Hasan(c)
  • Laurie Evans
  • Qais Ahmad

 

Probable Playing 11

 

Chittagong Vikings

  1. Mohammad Shahzad
  2. Cameron Delport
  3. Yasir Ali
  4. Mushfiqur Rahim (c and wk)
  5. Dasun Shanaka
  6. Mosaddek Hossain
  7. Nayeem Hasan
  8. R Frylinck
  9. Sunzamul Islam/Robiul Haque
  10. Abu Jayed
  11. Khaled Ahmed.

 

Rajshahi Kings

  1. Mominul Haque/S Nafees/S Sarkar
  2. Laurie Evans
  3. Mehidy Hasan (c)
  4. Soumya Sarkar/Marshall Ayub
  5. Ryan Ten Doeschate
  6. Zakir Hasan (wk)
  7. C Jonker
  8. Arafat Sunny
  9. Kamrul Islam
  10. Mustafizur Rahman
  11. Qais Ahmad

 

 

FUNTUSH SAFE XI

 

 

 

FUNTUSH RISKY XI

 

 

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