Cricket Match Predictions: Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020 - Fortune Barishal vs Gemcon Khulna - Match 2
The 2nd match of the Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020 will be played between Fortune Barishal and Gemcon Khulna at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka.
Khulna look a quite well-rounded side with Mahmudullah as their captain. The team bagged Shakib Al Hasan in the player draft which strengthens them.
The all-rounder was banned by the ICC for a year and will play his first match post the suspension. Hasan is likely to return to the top 4 on the back of a stellar run in the 2019 World Cup.
Imrul Kayes at the top of the order and captain Mahmudullah as the finisher provide experience to the team's batting line-up.
The bowling load will be shared by Al-amin Hosain, Hasan Mahmud, Nazmul Islam and Shafiul Islam.
Barishal will be led by Tamim Iqbal who has had some match practice with three hits for PSL franchise Lahore Qalandars, where the batsman scored 18, 30 and 35 but could not go on to convert his starts.
He will get some help from Towhid Hridoy at the top of the order who has been in great form of late.
Their main bowlers will be Abu Jayed and Taskin Ahmed.
Let's have a look at the squads of both teams:
Gemcon Khulna - Shakib Al Hasan , Mahmudullah Riyad, Imrul Kayes, Hasan Mahmud, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Al Amin Hossain, Shamim Patwary, Ariful Haque, Shafiul Haque, Shuvagata Hom Chowdhury, Shahidul Islam, Rishad Hossain, Zakir Hasan, Nazmul Islam Apu, Salman Hossain, Jahirul Islam
Fortune Barishal - Tamim Iqbal, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Taskin Ahmed, Irfan Sukkur, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Abu Jayed, Towhid Hridoy, Tanvir Islam, Sumon Khan, Saif Hassan, Aminul Islam Biplob, Mahidul Islam Ankon, Parvez Hossain Emon, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Abu Sayem, Sohrawardi Shuvo
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Gemcon Khulna
Who will win? – Gemcon Khulna
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Mahmudullah Riyad (Gemcon Khulna), Tamim Iqbal (Fortune Barishal)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shakib Al Hasan (Gemcon Khulna), Taskin Ahmed (Fortune Barishal)
Most Sixes – Shakib Al Hasan (Gemcon Khulna), Tamim Iqbal (Fortune Barishal)
Man of the Match – Shakib Al Hasan
Team Scores Batting first – Gemcon Khulna 175+, Fortune Barishal 165+
Match Handicap Gemcon Khulna
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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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