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Comilla Warriors vs Khulna Tigers, free match prediction 10 Jan 2020

10 Jan 2020 | 18:30 | Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh
126/9 in 20.0 6.30
218/2 in 20.0 10.90 winner

Toss Winner - Comilla Warriors won the toss and chose to bowl first

winner Khulna Tigers beat Comilla Warriors by 92 runs

Cumilla Warriors look for a miraculous qualification to play-offs!

  • Khulna Tigers has 12 points from 10 matches so far this season with 6 wins and 4 losses
  • Cumilla Warriors has 10 points from 11 matches with 5 wins and six losses
  • Khulna Tigers beat Cumilla Warriors by 34 runs in their last encounter this season

Khulna Tigers will win the match!

  • Tournament: Bangladesh Premier League 2020
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Toss: To Bat

Bangladesh Premier League 2020

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Chattogram Challengers 11 8 3 0 0 16 0.238
Dhaka Platoon 10 7 3 0 0 14 0.827
Rajshahi Royals 11 7 4 0 0 14 0.357
Khulna Tigers 10 6 4 0 0 12 0.507
Comilla Warriors 11 5 6 0 0 10 0.056
Rangpur Rangers 11 4 7 0 0 8 -0.957
Sylhet Thunder 12 1 11 0 0 2 -0.822
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
16 0.238 11 8 3 0 0
14 0.827 10 7 3 0 0
14 0.357 11 7 4 0 0
12 0.507 10 6 4 0 0
10 0.056 11 5 6 0 0
8 -0.957 11 4 7 0 0
2 -0.822 12 1 11 0 0
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Match Preview

BPL 2019-20 season`s league phase has almost ended and three teams Chattogram Challengers, Dhaka Platoon, and Rajshahi Royals already qualified for play-offs. Khulna Tigers are expected to the other team to enter into play-offs but Cumilla Warriors are the only team that is on its way.

Cumilla Warriors must beat Khulna Tigers buy a good margin so there NRR gets below them and then expect Dhaka Platoon win their match against Cumilla warriors. Cumilla Warriors will look to win this match and improve their chances to finish in the top 2 places so they have an extra chance to qualify for the finals. This match will play a big role in determining the 4th team to qualify for play-offs.

Teams Preview

Comilla Warriors Preview

Cumilla Warrior's chances of qualification have taken a beating after their loss in the previous match. Their 3-match winning streak also came to an end with that. Sabbir Rahman finally came good and put on a 39-ball 62 in the match to lead their chase.

Yasir Ali and Soumya Sarkar came up with 20+ cameos but were never going to threaten the target. Their bowling unit had a bad day as they took just 2 wickets and gave away 179 runs with the ball. Mujeeb Ur Rahman was played with caution and he ended with figures of 4-0-25-0. Soumya Sarkar and David Wiese took a wicket each while other bowlers did not trouble the opposition by any means.

Key Players:

Dawid Malan – Malan returned to the playing XI and took over captaincy duties too. He is the leading run-scorer this with 435 runs at a strike rate of 147. He will look to put his best performance to give his team a chance to qualify for the next stage.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman – Mujeeb is spinning a web around the batsmen with his variations and tight line and lengths. He has 14 wickets at an economy of just 5 RPO this season. He is the most economical bowler of the season.

Comilla Warriors Predicted Playing XI:

Stiaan van Zyl, Sabbir Rahman, Dawid Malan (c), Soumya Sarkar, Mahidul Islam Ankon (wk), David Wiese, Yasir Ali, Abu Hider Rony, Sunzamul Islam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain

Comilla Warriors Key Players From Previous Game Of Bangladesh Premier League 2020

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
S Rahman 62 39 7 2 158.97
Y Ali Choudhary 27 15 1 2 180
S Sarkar 22 17 2 1 129.41
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Sarkar 4.0 0 39 1 9.75
D Wiese 3.0 0 30 1 10
S Islam 3.0 0 23 0 7.67
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Sarkar 4.0 0 39 1 9.75
D Wiese 3.0 0 30 1 10
S Islam 3.0 0 23 0 7.67

Comilla Warriors Actual Playing XI:

Soumya Sarkar, Upul Tharanga, Sabbir Rahman, Abu Hider, Sumon Khan, Yasir Ali Choudhary, Fardeen Hasan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Ifran Hossain, Stiaan van Zyl, Dawid Malan

Khulna Tigers Preview

Khulna Tigers will look to seal the spot in the playoffs with a win in this match. Openers Najmul Shanto (38 runs) and Mehdi Hasan (39 runs) set the perfect platform with a 71-run partnership for the middle order to charge in the latter half. Rilee Rossouw then played a blinder scoring 71 runs off 36 balls to take their team to a good total of 179 runs. Robbie Frylinck came up with his best figures of 5/18 to dismantle Cumilla Warriors. Mohammed Amir and Shadiul Islam chipped in with 2 wickets each to bowl out the opposition for 145 runs. Their victory margin of 34 runs against Khulna Tigers will do a world of good for their team on a longer run.

Key Players:

Rilee Rossouw – Rossouw is their leading run-scorer with 411 runs at a strike rate of 162 so far. His 36-ball 71 runs compensated for a slow start by the openers and helped his team to finish on a high. Robbie Frylinck – Frylinck kept taking wickets last match in his evry over to finish with match figures of 4-1-18-5. He has 15 wickets in this season and will look to add more to his tally.

Khulna Tigers Predicted Playing XI:

Mehidy Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Rilee Rossouw, Mushfiqur Rahim (c & wk), Najibullah Zadran, Shamsur Rahman, Robbie Frylinck, Mohammad Amir, Shafiul Islam, Shahidul Islam, Aliss Islam

Khulna Tigers Key Players From Previous Game Of Bangladesh Premier League 2020

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
R Rossouw 71 36 6 4 197.22
M Hasan 39 39 2 2 100
N Hossain 38 29 4 1 131.03
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Frylinck 4.0 1 16 5 4
M Amir 3.2 0 18 2 5.4
S Islam 4.0 0 34 2 8.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Frylinck 4.0 1 16 5 4
M Amir 3.2 0 18 2 5.4
S Islam 4.0 0 34 2 8.5

Khulna Tigers Actual Playing XI:

RR Rossouw, Aminul Islam, Shamsur Rahman, Mohammad Amir, N Zadran, Mehidy Hasan, Robbie Frylinck, Shafiul Islam, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shahidul Islam, Nazmul Hossain

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

Dhaka will have a hot and bright climate on the match day with no rain possibilities. We will have a full quota of overs without any interruption in this match.

Venue Details

Dhaka pitch is on the slower side with a lot of matches played on it. Run scoring has become difficult and we expect average scores in range of 140-150 runs.

Toss: To Bat

The pitch is expected to slow down as the match progresses and it will tough to chase in second innings. Any score over 160 will be tough to chase.

Winning Prediction

Cumilla Warriors have a weak bowling unit and rely heavily on Mujeeb to take wickets. Khulna Tigers have a solid batting line-up with top 4 batsmen amongst runs and a good bowling attack with likes of Frylinck and Amir in their ranks.

They also have a psychological advantage with Cumilla Warriors needing to win by a big margin.

We expect Khulna Tigers to win this match!

Khulna Tigers will win the match!

Author: Dhinesh Kumar