BPL 2023: Match 18, FBA vs RAN Match Prediction – Who will win today’s BPL match between Fortune Barishal and Rangpur Riders?
Fortune Barishal are coming into the match after completing their third victory on the trot in the last game.
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Fortune Barishal will take on Rangpur Riders in the 18th match of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Thursday, January 19. Both sides are placed in the top half of the table and are looking to solidify their place in the top four.
Rangpur Riders head into the contest after a damaging defeat at the hands of the Khulna Tigers in their previous outing. They have won two of their four matches so far, holding the third place in the points table. Meanwhile, their opponents, Fortune Barishal, have won three games on the trot after losing their campaign opener against pacesetters Sylhet Strikers.
Venue: Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram
Date & Time: January 19, 6:00 PM IST
Telecast & Live Streaming: FanCode
The surface in Chattogram is usually good for batting with the pitch remaining intact throughout the game. However, the bowelrs are also rewarded for their consistency at this venue. The team winning the toss would be inclined to bowl first on this track.
Probable Playing XIs for FBA vs RAN
Fortune Barishal (FBA):
Anamul Haque (wk), Ibrahim Zadran, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mahmudullah, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Karim Janat, Chaturanga de Silva, Kamrul Islam, Qazi Onik, Sunzamul Islam
Rangpur Riders (RAN):
Mohammad Naim, Rony Talukdar, Mehidy Hasan, Shoaib Malik (c), Parvez Hossain Emon (wk), Mohammad Nawaz, Shamim Hossain, Azmatullah Omarzai, Robiul Haque, Haris Rauf, Rakibul Hasan
Probable Best Performers from FBA vs RAN
Probable best batter: Shakib Al Hasan
Fortune Barishal skipper Shakib Al Hasan is in rollicking form this year despite the controversy surrounding his on-field antics. The southpaw is the leading run scorer for his side in the tournament, with 156 runs to his name in just three innings. He is the sixth highest run-getter this season with an astonishing strike rate of 195.
Probable best bowler: Robiul Haque
Young Bangladeshi pacer Robiul Haque has taken the competition by storm this year, scalping seven wickets in just three outings for Rangpur Riders. He is the joint second leading wicket-taker in the tournament so far and will be looking to dethrone Sylhet Strikers Mashrafe Mortaza, who has nine wickets to his name.
Today's Match Prediction: Fortune Barishal 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.