BPL T20 Live Match Khulna Tigers Vs Rangpur Rangers 2019

Khulna Tigers is the only unbeaten team thus far in the Bangabandhu BPL. Moreover, Mushfiqur Rahim and Co have played the least matches and also have the best net run rate of Plus 1.765. Hence it can be said that the Tigers have been the most formidable unit until now in the T20 league.

BPL T20 Live Match Khulna Tigers Vs Rangpur Rangers 2019

Their next game is against Rangpur Rangers in the first of Friday’s doubleheader in Chattogram The Rangers, on the contrary, are the cellar dwellers, having lost their first three matches.

BPL T20 Live Match Khulna Tigers Vs Rangpur Rangers 2019

Their net run rate of -2.078 is the worst. In the last contest, Mohammad Nabi’s men gave Cumilla Warriors a run for their money, but couldn’t defend 181. Needless to say, that the Rangers need to play out of their skins and the Tigers look like having the upper hand going into the next encounter.

 

Team Combination

Khulna Tigers

The Tigers’ batting has been an explosive one. After Rahmanullah Gurbaz’s 19-ball 50, it was skipper Mushfiqur’s 51-ball 96 that stole the show against the Rajshahi Royals. Mushfiqur is also their leading run-scorer, having notched 124 runs at an average of 124 and striking at a decent 169.86.

Gurbaz will be looking to make amends after faltering last time. Rilee Rossouw has stood like a rock. Shanto’s form remain a concern as he has only four runs from two outings. Frylinck has been their standout bowler, having picked two wickets at 6.25. The rest has economy in the 8s and 9s.

Probable XI

Najmul Hossain Shanto, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rilee Rossouw, Mushfiqur Rahim (C & WK), Shamsur Rahman, Robbie Frylinck, Shahidul Islam, Aminul Islam Biplob, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Shafiul Islam, Mohammad Amir

Rangpur Rangers

Shahzad and Naim have gotten a half-century each. But apart from the openers, the rest of the Rangers’ batting has looked off colour, to say the least. The middle order hasn’t displayed any sort of consistency. Nabi, Tom Abell and Lewis Gregory have scored in the 20s, but those haven’t been enough.

Nabi’s tactic has been hard to comprehend while marshalling the bowling troops. After under-using Taskin for two games, he was dropped. Sunny, being a specialist spinner, didn’t get to bowl last time. Nabi himself has been impressive with three wickets at 6.27. Mustafizur is also not in great form.

Probable XI

Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Mohammad Naim, Tom Abell, Al-Amin, Mohammad Nabi (C), Lewis Gregory, Nadif Chowdhury, Jahurul Islam, Arafat Sunny, Mustafizur Rahman, Mukidul Islam

Probable Top Performers

Rilee Russouw– Khulna Tigers|Mohammad Shahzad– Rangpur Rangers

Broadcast Details

Match Timings – 13:30 PM IST, and 14:00 PM local time

The prediction is for Khulna Tigers to win the match. 

Top Picks:

Khulna Tigers-

Mushfiqur Rahim’s 51-ball 96 and Rilee Rossouw’s 35-ball 42 were at the heart of their five-wicket win over Rajshahi Royals. Coming together at 2-25, the duo stitched a brilliant stand to revive the innings before Rahim pull the hammer down on the Royals. The duo, along with Nazmul Shanto and Rahmanullah Gurbaz will be the ones to watch out for, as far as the batting is concerned.

Rangpur Rangers- 

Mohammad Naim scored a whirlwind 78 off 54 balls while Mohammad Shahzad has racked up a 27-ball 67 in the last two games. They will be the key to Rangpur fortunes in the batting department while all-rounder’s Lewis Gregory and Mohammad Nabi could prove to be the X-factors.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain : Mushfiqur Rahim, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rilee Rossouw

Vice-Captain :  Mohammad Shahzad, Mohammad Nabi, Lewis Gregory

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper :  Mushfiqur Rahim (C), Rahmanullah Gurbaz

BatsmenTom Abell, Mohammad Naim, Rilee Rossouw

All-Rounders : Mohammad Nabi (VC), Robert Frylinck, Lewis Gregory

Bowlers : Arafat Sunny, Shafiul Islam, Shahidul Islam

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper : Mohammad Shahzad (C)

Batsmen : Tom Abell, Mohammad Naim (VC), Rilee Rossouw, Shamsur Rahman

All-Rounders :Mohammad Nabi, Robert Frylinck, Mehidy Hasan Miraz

Bowlers : Aminul Islam, Mohammad Amir, Shahidul Islam

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