Match Prediction Bangladesh Premier League 2019-20 - Dhaka Platoon v Rangpur Rangers
The 38th match of the Bangladesh Premier League 2019-20 will be played between Dhaka Platoon and Rangpur Rangers at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet.
Dhaka Platoon have put in decent performances which is why they are placed at the third spot in the leaderboard. Out of their 9 matches, they have won 6 while losing 3 and have 12 points, with a net run rate of + 0.575.
They will be up against Rangpur Rangers who are languishing at the second last spot of the Bangladesh Premier League 2019-20 points table after 10 games. The team has won 4 and lost 6 of their matches. They have 8 points and net run rate of -0.746.
Mohammad Naim has been the highest run-scorer for Rangpur Rangers with 338 runs from 10 innings at an average of close to 38. He has struck at close to 120 and has the best of 78. Naim has got some support from Lewis Gregory who has scored 211 runs at 26.37.
Among the bowlers, Mustafizur Rahman and all-rounder Gregory lead the charts with 16 and 13 wickets respectively.
It is hardly a surprise that Tamim Iqbal is the top run-scorer for Dhaka Platoon with 318 runs from 8 matches at an average of 53. He has the best of 74 but would like to up the ante when it comes to his scoring rate and improve upon his strike rate of 115.21.
Wahab Riaz is the leading wicket-taker for the Platoon with 10 wickets from 7 innings. Hasan Mahmud has picked up 9 wickets from 9 innings, but has conceded runs at 8.93.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Dhaka Platoon - Shahid Afridi, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Tamim Iqbal, Wahab Riaz, Thisara Perera, Mominul Haque, Anamul Haque (wk), Jaker Ali, Shadab Khan, Mahedi Hasan, Hasan Mahmud
Rangpur Rangers - Shane Watson (c), Mohammad Nabi, Jahurul Islam (wk), Lewis Gregory, Cameron Delport, Mustafizur Rahman, Shadman Islam, Sanjit Saha, Fazle Mahmud, Mukidul Islam, Mohammad Naim
Who will win the toss? - Dhaka Platoon
Who will win? – Dhaka Platoon
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Tamim Iqbal (Dhaka Platoon), Mohammad Naim (Rangpur Rangers)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Wahab Riaz (Dhaka Platoon), Mustafizur Rahman (Rangpur Rangers)
Most Sixes – Tamim Iqbal (Dhaka Platoon), Mohammad Naim (Rangpur Rangers)
Player of the Match – Tamim Iqbal
Team Scores Batting first – Dhaka Platoon 180+, Rangpur Rangers 170+
Match Handicap Dhaka Platoon
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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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