Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Bangladesh Premier League 2019-20 - Dhaka Platoon v Cumilla Warriors

Shahid Afridi is playing for Dhaka Platoon in this years' BPL
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The 6th match of the Bangladesh Premier League 2019-20 will be played between Dhaka Platoon and Cumilla Warriors at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.

If there was ever a statement to kick off your campaign, Cumilla Warriors made it in the opening match of the season against Rangpur Rangers. With an explosive batting order featuring the likes of Soumya Sarkar, Dawid Malan, Sabbir Rahman and Dasun Shanaka, the Warriors took full toll of the opposition bowling and posted an above-par 173-run total, with Shanaka being the top scorer.

Each of their bowlers then did the job with Al-Amin Hossain standing out with three wickets. The team went on to win the match by a massive margin of 105 runs.

Dhaka Platoon did not have the most impressive start to their BPL 2019-2020 campaign and lost their first match against Rajshahi Royals. They got off to a decent start with opener Anamul Haque scoring a 33-ball 38.

Things were looking in their control by the time wicketkeeper Jaker Ali was batting on 20 odd, but some quick wickets from Ravi Bopara in the middle meant that the team began to stutter.

Had it not been for the crucial contributions from Wahab Riaz and Mashrafe Mortaza towards the end, the team would not have even have reached 134.

Despite that, their bowling seemed ineffective apart from Mahedi Hasan, and the team lost the game by a comprehensive 9-wicket margin with 10 balls remaining.

 

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

Cumilla Warriors - Dawid Malan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Al-Amin Hossain, Dasun Shanaka (c), Abu Hider Rony, Yasir Ali, Sunzamul Islam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mahidul Islam Ankon (wk)

Dhaka Platoon - Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Jaker Ali (wk), Thisara Perera, Shahid Afridi, Laurie Evans, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mahedi Hasan, Wahab Riaz, Ariful Haque, Hasan Mahmud

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - Dhaka Platoon

Who will win? – Cumilla Warriors

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Tamim Iqbal (Dhaka Platoon), Dawid Malan (Cumilla Warriors)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Wahab Riaz (Dhaka Platoon), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Cumilla Warriors)

Most Sixes – Tamim Iqbal (Dhaka Platoon), Dawid Malan (Cumilla Warriors)

Player of the Match –  Dawid Malan

Team Scores Batting first – Dhaka Platoon 160+, Cumilla Warriors 180+

Match Handicap Cumilla Warriors

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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