BPL 2019, Match 36: Rangpur Riders vs Rajshahi Kings: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
With four of the best T20 batsmen in their eleven, the Riders look to be an unstoppable force.
Published - Jan 28, 2019 9:20 pm | Updated - Jan 28, 2019 9:20 pm
The Rangpur Riders will play matches on back-to-back days in the BPL within a span of 24 hours. They are all set to face the Rajshahi Kings for the 36th game of the tournament that will be played on Tuesday. The Riders are placed in a very good position on the points table at the moment. However, they’ll have only one game left in the league stages after this match.
Hence, they will want to strengthen their hold in the top four with an impressive win against the Kings. At the same time, this game will also be the penultimate game in the league stages for Rajshahi. The competition for the top four is very intense and hence the Rajshahi Kings will need to win both the games they’ll play. It is all about holding their nerve and outshining the opposition for these two teams in this must-win encounter.
The 36th match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2019 will be played between Rajshahi Kings and Rangpur Riders at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.
The match starts at 6:30 PM local time (1:00 PM GMT) (6:00 PM IST).
This game will be telecasted live on DSport in India.
The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong witnessed high scores in most of the BPL games that were played this year. The average first innings score is 187.5 and teams batting first have found a great deal of success. Having variations is extremely important as a bowler who will be bowling at this venue.
Average first innings score: 187.5 (Last eight night T20 matches)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Loss – 5 (Last seven Night T20 matches until Match 34)
Laurie Evans, Soumya Sarkar, Jason Charles (WK), Mominul Haque, Fazle Mahmud, Ryan ten Doeschate, Christiaan Jonker, Mehidy Hasan Miraz (C), Arafat Sunny, Mustafizur Rahman, Kamrul Islam.
Bench: Isuru Udana, Zakir Hasan, Qais Ahmad, Seekkuge Prasanna, Shahriar Nafees, Alauddin Babu, Marshall Ayub.
Chris Gayle, Alex Hales, AB de Villiers, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Mithun (WK), Nahidul Islam, Farhad Reza, Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Sohag Gazi, Shafiul Islam, Nazmul Islam.
Bench: Sean Williams, Nadif Chowdhury, Ravi Bopara, Benny Howell, Abul Hasan, Sheldon Cottrell, Mehedi Maruf, Fardeen Hasan.
Injury and Availability Updates:
Isuru Udana of Rajshahi Kings is still part of the unofficial ODI series between Sri Lanka A and Ireland A.
Farhad Reza has picked up pace after a mediocre outing in the first seven matches of the tournament. In those games, he only accounted for six wickets. However, in the last three games, he registered a four-wicket haul followed by two two-wicket hauls. This aggregates to a total of 8 wickets in three games and he is expected to continue with the good show with the ball.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Rilee Rossouw is still a valuable pick in your eleven even though he bagged a duck against the Dhaka Dynamites. Along with Laurie Evans and Ryan Ten Doeschate, he can be one of the choices as the captain of your side. You can pick any one player between Jason Charles, Alex Hales and AB de Villiers as the vice-captain. Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza and Chris Gayle can be your alternative picks as multipliers.
Playing XI #1 for Head to Head/Small Leagues:
Keeper – Mohammad Mithun
Batters – Laurie Evans (VC), Rilee Rossouw, Alex Hales (C), Jason Charles
All-Rounders – Ryan ten Doeschate, Mehidy Hasan, Farhad Reza
Bowlers – Arafat Sunny, Mustafizur Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza.
Playing XI #2 for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Mohammad Mithun
Batters – Mominul Haque, Laurie Evans, AB de Villiers, Rilee Rossouw (VC), Alex Hales
All-Rounders – Ryan ten Doeschate (C), Farhad Reza
Bowlers – Mustafizur Rahman, Kamrul Islam, Shafiul Islam.
In batsmen’s category – Alex Hales, Rilee Rossouw, Laurie Evans and AB de Villiers (Johnson Charles if needed) can be picked at best given their consistency. Considering outside these five will be a risk.
The Rangpur Riders are predicted to win the game.
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