BPL 2019, Match 10: Comilla Victorians vs Rajshahi Kings: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

The Rajshahi Kings are expected to register their second consecutive win unless the Comilla Victorians’ batting steps up.

Comilla Victorians
Comilla Victorians. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Comilla Victorians and Rajshahi Kings started their season in the opposite manner – the Victorians won their first game before losing their second by a huge margin while Rajshahi bounced back from a huge defeat with a clinical win. The batting performances have been a worry for the Victorians while their bowling looks settled. Rajshahi too have their flaws but the win against Khulna didn’t expose any of those.

Comilla Victorians will miss their captain Steve Smith for the next two matches at least. The Australian batsman caught up an elbow injury during the first two matches where he scored 16 and 0 respectively. He will be in Sydney for a check-up and is likely to return next week. Smith will undergo an MRI scan and will inform the franchise about his medical status.


Match Details:

The 10th match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2019 will be played between Comilla Victorians and Rajshahi Kings at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.

The match starts at 7:00 PM local time (1:00 PM GMT) (6:30 PM IST).

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

Pitch Condition/Report:

The organizers talked about the slow tracks during the first four match days and a change can be seen on Friday as a sold-out crowd is expected to flock the stands. The night matches in Dhaka have always been high-scoring ones over the last one year except for the ongoing BPL edition.


Comilla Victorians:

Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shoaib Malik, Asela Gunaratne, Liam Dawson, Abu Hider Rony, Anamul Haque, Ziaur Rahman, Shahid Afridi, Thisara Perera, Mosharraf Hossain, Steve Smith, Mohammad Shahid, Shamsur Rahman, Sanjit Saha, Evin Lewis, Waqar Salamkheil, Aamer Yamin.

Rajshahi Kings:

Mominul Haque, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Zakir Hasan, Qais Ahmad, Christiaan Jonker, Soumya Sarkar, Fazle Mahmud, Arafat Sunny, Alauddin Babu, Isuru Udana, Laurie Evans, Marshall Ayub, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Ryan ten Doeschate, Seekkuge Prasanna, Mohammad Hafeez, Shahriar Nafees.

Injury and Availability Updates after the announcement of the squads:

Asela Gunaratne and of Dasun Shanaka of Comilla Victorians and Rajshahi Kings’ Seekkuge Prasanna are part of Sri Lanka’s squad in the tour of New Zealand. Steve Smith will miss 3rd and 4th matches of Comilla.

Power Picks:

Laurie Evans has a lot to offer on the slow tracks of Dhaka. His playing style suits the pitches where he can anchor the innings and go for big shots when needed. The England batsman averaged 65.64 in the T20s in 2018 where he scored 919 runs from 24 matches. He scored as many as ten fifties with a batting strike-rate of 137.98.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

The Rajshahi captain Mehidy Hasan will be ideal for one of the multipliers given the high chances that he bats in the top order. Shahid Afridi has been the Victorians’ best players in both the games. Tamim Iqbal will be hoping to change things with the bat for his team. The left-arm pacers Mustafizur Rahman and Isuru Udana can be considered as vice-captain.

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

Keeper – Anamul Haque

Batters – Laurie Evans, Tamim Iqbal, Mominul Haque, Shoaib Malik

All-Rounders – Mohammad Hafeez, Shahid Afridi (VC), Mehidy Hasan Miraz (C)

Bowlers – Mustafizur Rahman, Isuru Udana, Abu Hider

Playing XI #2 for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Anamul Haque

Batters – Laurie Evans, Evin Lewis, Tamim Iqbal (C), Soumya Sarkar, Shoaib Malik

All-Rounders – Shahid Afridi, Mehidy Hasan Miraz (VC)

Bowlers – Mustafizur Rahman, Isuru Udana, Abu Hider


Expert Advice:

The bowlers’ category consists of Mustafizur Rahman, Isuru Udana, Abu Hider, Qais Ahmed, Arafat Sunny, Mohammad Shahid and Mohammad Saifuddin. All these bowlers are expected to make an impact in the game with Mustafizur and Udana being the main contenders from among them.

Probable Winners:

The Rajshahi Kings are expected to register their second consecutive win unless the Comilla Victorians’ batting steps up.

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