BPL 2023: Match 16, COV vs SYL Match Prediction – Who will win today’s BPL match between Comilla Victorians and Sylhet Strikers?

Sylhet Strikers are the pacesetters in the ongoing edition of the BPL with five wins in five matches to their name.

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In a fascinating clash of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League season, table toppers Sylhet Strikers will take on defending champions Comilla Victorians, who are lurking at the other end of the table. The Strikers head into the clash on the back of five consecutive victories this season, taking their tally to five wins in five matches. 

Check out: COV vs SYL, 16th Match Live Score

On the other hand, Comilla Victorians have looked clueless in their outings so far and will need to compile a herculean effort to upend the pacesetters. With three losses in their opening three matches, their losing streak does not seem to be ending anytime soon. They will need to rediscover last season's form when they take on the league leaders in Chattogram on Tuesday, January 17.

Match Details:

Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram

Date & Time: January 17, 6:00 PM IST

Telecast & Live Streaming: FanCode

Pitch Report:

The surface in Chattogram favored the batters in the initial part of the tournament. But recent matches at the venue has seen the bowlers enjoy their time in the middle as the pitch offers some assistance for both the spinners and the pacers. The team winning the toss would be inclined to bowl first at this surface.

Probable Playing XIs for COV vs SYL

Comilla Victorians (COV):

Mohammad Rizwan, Litton Das(w), Imrul Kayes(c), Jaker Ali, Chadwick Walton, Mosaddek Hossain, Khushdil Shah, Hasan Ali, Tanvir Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman

Sylhet Strikers (SYL):

Mohammad Haris, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Zakir Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Thisara Perera, Imad Wasim, Akbar Ali, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mohammad Amir, Nazmul Islam, Rubel Hossain

Probable Best Performers from COV vs SYL

Probable best batter: Towhid Hridoy

Young Bangladeshi dasher Towhid Hridoy has made a sensational start to the BBL this season. The top-order batter has amassed 195 runs in just four outings for his side and is the top run-getter this season. His ability to score quick runs has proven to be an invaluable asset to the team and he will be looking to add to his tally of three half-centuries in the upcoming match.

Probable best bowler: Imad Wasim

Veteran Pakistani cricketer Imad Wasim has finally found his grove in the tournament and was pivotal in his side's victory last time around, when he returned with brilliant bowling figures of 3/20, making him the joint-highest wicket-taker of the tournament with seven scalps to his name.

Today's Match Prediction: Sylhet Strikers to win the match

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

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