BPL 2019, Eliminator: Chittagong Vikings vs Dhaka Dynamites: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

BPL 2019, Eliminator: Chittagong Vikings vs Dhaka Dynamites: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

The Dhaka Dynamites have got a terrific record in the playoffs but have lost both the games against Vikings this season.

Chittagong Vikings, BPL 2019
Chittagong Vikings. (Photo Source: Twitter)

By winning their last league game, the Dhaka Dynamites successfully made it into the playoffs of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL 2019). However, to see them finish fourth on the points table after the dominating performances initially was slightly disappointing. Though, the team has a wonderful opportunity ahead to make up for the losses in the second half of the tournament.

They will take on the Chittagong Vikings in the Eliminator and both these teams will draw their fortunes. The winner will proceed to the second Qualifier while the loser is knocked out of the tournament. The Vikings emerged victorious on both the instances when they took on the Dynamites this season. While they’ve got a psychological advantage, the Dhaka team has the home advantage.

Match Details:

The Eliminator of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2019 will be played between Chittagong Vikings and Dhaka Dynamites at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.

The match starts at 1:30 PM local time (7:30 AM GMT) (1:00 PM IST).

This game will be telecasted live on D Sport in India.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Dhaka track has been slightly unpredictable in the tournament. While a few teams have registered massive scores, the other teams collapsed leading to severe embarrassment. The batsmen will have to be extremely cautious with their shot selection and should avoid playing across the line unless they’re very confident about the same.

Average first innings score: 142.6 (Last five day T20 matches in Dhaka)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 3, Loss – 2

Probable XI:

Chittagong Vikings:

Cameron Delport, Mohammad Ashraful, Yasir Ali, Mushfiqur Rahim (C & WK), Sikandar Raza, Dasun Shanaka, Mosaddek Hossain, Nayeem Hasan, Hardus Viljoen, Abu Jayed, Khaled Ahmed.

Bench – Mohammad Shahzad, Luke Ronchi, Sunzamul Islam, Nihaduzzaman, Shadman Islam, Robiul Haque, Robbie Frylinck, Najibullah Zadran.

Dhaka Dynamites:

Mizanur Rahman, Upul Tharanga, Rony Talukdar, Shakib Al Hasan (C), Sunil Narine, Nurul Hasan (WK), Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard, Qazi Onik, Shuvagata Hom, Rubel Hossain.

Bench – Heino Kuhn, Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Naim, Darwish Rasooli, Andrew Birch, Mohor Sheikh, Shahadat Hossain, Ian Bell, Aliss Islam, Rovman Powell, Qazi Onik, Asif Hasan.

Injury and Availability Updates:

There is no update regarding Robbie Frylinck’s fitness.

Power Picks:

Hardus Viljoen returned with the figures of 4/25 on his BPL debut. He has been in great form of late in T20 leagues across the world. In the T10 League 2018, he accounted for 18 wickets in 9 matches at an average of 7.77 and an S/R of 6. He was leading wicket-taker in the tournament.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

The first preference as your captain or vice-captain should be among Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan and Andre Russell. You can consider Sunil Narine, Upul Tharanga and Kieron Pollard as the possible options for the vice-captain. Cameron Delport, Rony Talukdar and Hardus Viljoen are the other options from whom you can pick a multiplier.

Playing XI #1 for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Mushfiqur Rahim (vc)

Batters – Upul Tharanga, Mizanur Rahman, Yasir Ali

All-Rounders – Shakib Al Hasan (c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine

Bowlers – Qazi Onik, Hardus Viljoen, Abu Jayed, Khaled Ahmed

Playing XI #2 for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Mushfiqur Rahim (c)

Batters – Upul Tharanga, Mizanur Rahman, Yasir Ali, Mosaddek Hossain

All-Rounders – Shakib Al Hasan, Andre Russell, Cameron Delport

Bowlers – Qazi Onik, Hardus Viljoen (vc), Abu Jayed

Expert Advice:

Options available in the all-rounder’s category:

Best picks – Shakib Al Hasan

Safe picks – Sunil Narine, Andre Russell

Risky picks – Cameron Delport, Sikandar Raza, Dasun Shanaka

Probable Winners:

The Dhaka Dynamites might win the match.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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