Online Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction BPL- Chittagong Vikings v Comilla Victorians

Shahid Afridi has been in great form with bat and ball for the Comilla Victorians

Comilla victorians have received a huge setback in the form of captain Steve Smith who has flown back to Australia for an elbow surgery and would miss the rest of the tournament.

Cricket lovers would also be interested in knowing that the surgery will delay the return of Steve Smith to international cricket.

Chittagong Vikings made a winning start to their Bangladesh Premier League campaign, winning the first match against defending Champions Rangpur Riders by skittling them out for just 98 runs. The Vikings tied their last match against Khulna Titans. Robbie Frylinck then emerged as a hero, batting and bowling for them in the super over and taking them over the line.

Chittagong dropped comeback man Mohammad Ashraful in the last match and replaced him with Yasir Ali who was an instant success and scored a 34-ball 41. Mohammad Shahzad and Cameron Delport will open the innings for the team while Yasir Ali, Mushfiqur Rahim and Sikandar Raza will follow.

Robbie Frylinck has been an absolute find for the team and has been sensational with both bat and ball. Sunzamul Islam and Abu Jayed have also been tidy.

Comilla Victorians will miss Steve Smith but will be buoyed by the return of Thisara Perera who is back from his tour of New Zealand. English spinner Liam Dawson made the cut the last time and impressed with his economical bowling. He will assist the likes of Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Saifuddin and Mahedi Hasan.

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Let's have a look at the probable playing XIs of both teams.

Chittagong Vikings- Mohammad Shahzad, Cameron Delport, Yasir Ali, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sikandar Raza, Mosaddek Hossain, Robbie Frylinck, Nayeem Hasan, Sunzamul Islam, Abu Jayed, Khaled Ahmed

Comilla Victorians- Tamim Iqbal, Amanul Haque, Evin Lewis, Imrul Kayes, Shoaib Malik, Liam Dawson, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Shahid, Abu Hider

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? – Chittagong Vikings

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Tamim Iqbal (Comilla Victorians), Mushfiqur Rahim (Chittagong Vikings)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Shahid Afridi (Comilla Victorians), Robbie Frylinck (Chittagong Vikings)

Most Sixes – Tamim Iqbal (Comilla Victorians), Mushfiqur Rahim (Chittagong Vikings)

Team Scores Batting First – Comilla Victorians 130+, Chittagong Vikings 140+

*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 soon, so stay tuned.

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