BPL 2019, Match 40: Chittagong Vikings vs Sylhet Sixers: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

While the Vikings are into the playoffs, the Sixers are already out of the race.

Chittagong Vikings
Chittagong Vikings. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The Chittagong Vikings and the Sylhet Sixers will play their last league game of BPL 2019 on Friday. While the Vikings are into the playoffs, the Sixers are already out of the race. Though, this game is an extremely critical one for the Vikings. They’ll definitely fancy their chances of making it to the top two so that they get an additional life in the playoffs.

However, their net-run-rate isn’t great. More than just registering a win, the focus will be to register a victory with a big margin. The team is on a roll at the moment having won both its last two games. The Sixers, on the other hand, only managed to register 4 wins in 11 games. They would be looking for a consolation victory in their final game of this season.


Match Details:

The 40th match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2019 will be played between Chittagong Vikings and Sylhet Sixers at the Sher-e-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 average first innings score is just 154 at Dhaka in the last three Night games. This shows that the pitch isn’t the best one to bat on during at night. It gets slightly tougher to bat in the second innings.

Average first innings score: 154 (Last three night T20 matches)

Record of chasing: Won – 1, Loss – 2

Probable XI:

Chittagong Vikings:

Mohammad Shahzad (WK), Yasir Ali, Mushfiqur Rahim (C), Cameron Delport, Sikandar Raza, Dasun Shanaka, Mosaddek Hossain, Nayeem Hasan, Sunzamul Islam, Abu Jayed, Khaled Ahmed.

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

Sylhet Sixers:

Jason Roy, Liton Das (WK), Sabbir Rahman, Afif Hossain, Mohammad Nawaz, Nicholas Pooran, Alok Kapali (C), Sohail Tanvir, Ebadat Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Nabil Samad.

Bench – Nasir Hossain, Gulbadin Naib, Wayne Parnell, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Al-Amin Hossain, Mohammad Irfan, Jaker Ali, Patrick Brown, Towhid Hridoy.

Injury and Availability Updates:

Sandeep Lamichhane is part of the Nepal team to face UAE. Robbie Frylinck is not yet fit.

Power Picks:

All-rounder Afif Hossain is opening for the Sixers. His recent scores are 29, 28, 49, 29 and he seems to be in decent touch. He would be looking forward to converting these starts into something bigger in the game against the Vikings.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman and Liton Das are the three players from who you can pick your captain and vice-captain. The second tier picks can include anyone among Cameron Delport, Nicholas Pooran, and Alok KapaliAfif Hossain, Mohammad Nawaz are the other alternatives.

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

Keeper – Liton Das

Batters – Sabbir Rahman, Nicholas Pooran, Mushfiqur Rahim (c), Cameron Delport, Yasir Ali

All-Rounders – Afif Hossain, Alok Kapali (vc)

Bowlers – Taskin Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Abu Jayed

Playing XI #2 for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Mohammad Shahzad

Batters – Sabbir Rahman, Nicholas Pooran, Mushfiqur Rahim (vc), Cameron Delport, Yasir Ali

All-Rounders – Afif Hossain (c), Alok Kapali

Bowlers – Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Nawaz, Abu Jayed


Expert Advice:

Amongst the all-rounders, the best picks are Afif Hossain and Alok Kapali. Based on the recent form, you can go for Mosaddek Hossain. You can also take a gamble with Dasun Shanaka and Sikandar Raza, but they will be risky picks.

Probable Winners:

The Chittagong Vikings are predicted to 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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