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Chattogram Challengers vs Khulna Tigers, free match prediction 04 Jan 2020

04 Jan 2020 | 13:00 | Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet, Bangladesh
124/4 in 18.1 6.83 winner
121/10 in 19.5 6.10

Chattogram Challengers Vs Khulna Tigers betting odds

CGC

2.10

KNT

1.68

Toss Winner - Chattogram Challengers won the toss and chose to bowl first

winner Chattogram Challengers beat Khulna Tigers by 6 wickets

Chattogram Challengers look to take the lead in the points table.

  • Chattogram Challengers have 12 points from 9 matches so far this season with 6 wins and three losses
  • Khulna Tigers have 10 points from 8 matches so far this season with 5 wins and three losses so far
  • Khulna Tigers beat Chattogram Challengers by 8 wickets in their earlier encounter this year

Chattogram Challengers will win the match!

  • Tournament: Bangladesh Premier League 2020
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • Toss: To Bat

Bangladesh Premier League 2020

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Dhaka Platoon 9 6 3 0 0 12 0.575
Rajshahi Royals 9 6 3 0 0 12 0.281
Chattogram Challengers 9 6 3 0 0 12 0.087
Khulna Tigers 8 5 3 0 0 10 0.559
Comilla Warriors 9 4 5 0 0 8 0.213
Rangpur Rangers 10 4 6 0 0 8 -0.746
Sylhet Thunder 10 1 9 0 0 2 -0.734
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
12 0.575 9 6 3 0 0
12 0.281 9 6 3 0 0
12 0.087 9 6 3 0 0
10 0.559 8 5 3 0 0
8 0.213 9 4 5 0 0
8 -0.746 10 4 6 0 0
2 -0.734 10 1 9 0 0
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Match Preview

BPL 2019-20 season is almost at the end of the league phase with every team having just 2-3 more matches to play. This is one of the closely contested seasons with the top three teams separated by only NRR and top 6 teams separated by just 6 points at the end of the almost 9 matches for all teams.

Chattogram Challengers are one among the top three teams that will equal points and are placed third on the basis of NRR. Chattogram challengers will leapfrog the other teams if they manage to win this match.

Khulna Tigers are closely following the other teams in the fourth position and they too have a chance to top the points table if they manage to win this match.

Teams Preview

Chattogram Challengers Preview

Chattogram Challengers have 2 losses in their last 3 matches after winning 4 matches on a trot earlier. Skipper Chadwick Walton and Imrul Kayes are very consistent with the bat scoring 274 & 289 run so far. Lendl Simmons and Junaid Siddique added 100 run opening partnerships in 11 overs but the failure of middle-order saw them finishing with an average score of just 159 runs on board.

They were unlucky to loss the match as Liam Plunkett failed to defend 17 runs in the last over with a four of the last ball to win the match. Rubel Hossain and Ryan Burl were the star performers with the ball with figures of 2/16 & 1/9 respectively.

Key Players:

Lendl Simmons – Simmons came up with a 34-ball 54 to give a good start to their team with the bat. He put on 104-run opening partnership with Junaid Siddique before middle-order wasted the advantage.

Rubel Hossain – Rubel Hossain has 10 wickets at an economy of 7.5 RPO this season. He bowled the crucial 17th over last match giving away just 1 run and took 2 wickets to put their team ahead.

Chattogram Challengers Predicted Playing XI:

Lendl Simmons, Junaid Siddique, Rubel Hossain, Chadwick Walton (c), Ryan Burl, Nurul Hasan (wk), Nasum Ahmed , Zia-ur-Rehman, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Pinak Ghosh, Kesrick Williams

Chattogram Challengers Key Players From Previous Game Of Bangladesh Premier League 2020

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
L Simmons 54 34 5 2 158.82
M Junaid Siddique 45 37 6 0 121.62
Z Rahman 34 21 0 4 161.9
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Hossain 4.0 0 16 2 4
M Hasan Rana 3.0 0 31 1 10.33
L Plunkett 4.0 0 46 1 11.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
R Hossain 4.0 0 16 2 4
M Hasan Rana 3.0 0 31 1 10.33
L Plunkett 4.0 0 46 1 11.5

Chattogram Challengers Actual Playing XI:

M Junaid Siddique, Chadwick Walton, LMP Simmons, Rubel Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Kesrick Williams, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Ziaur Rahman, Nurul Hasan, Imrul Kayes, Asela Gunaratne

Khulna Tigers Preview

Khulna Tigers come into this match after a 12-run loss to Dhaka Platoon. Mushfiqur Rahim waged a lone battle with his 34-ball 63 in the chase of 173 runs. Rille Rossouw is their leading run-scorer with 292 runs but he having quite 3-4 matches off late. Mehdi Hasan has been promoted to open the batting as a surprise move. Young Shadiul Islam is having an impressive season with 12 wickets at an economy rate of 8.7 RPO. Robbie Frylinck, Mohammed Amir, and Shafiul Islam has contributed with wickets at regular intervals and kept the scoreboard on the check.

Key Players:

Mushfiqur Rahim – Rahim has made 2 fifties in the last three matches and is looking in good form and momentum. He has scored 280 runs this season at a strike rate of 144.

Mohammed Amir – Mohammed Amir has 7 wickets so far at an economy rate of 7.2 RPO He is an experienced T20 player who has represented various teams across the globe.

Khulna Tigers Predicted Playing XI:

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

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

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
M Rahim 64 33 6 4 193.94
N Zadran 31 29 3 2 106.9
R Rossouw 18 13 3 0 138.46
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Amir 4.0 0 27 2 6.75
S Islam 4.0 0 44 1 11
A Islam 2.0 0 15 1 7.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Amir 4.0 0 27 2 6.75
S Islam 4.0 0 44 1 11
A Islam 2.0 0 15 1 7.5

Khulna Tigers Actual Playing XI:

RR Rossouw, Alauddin Babu, Tanvir Islam, Aliss Islam, Mehidy Hasan, Robbie Frylinck, Aamer Yamin, Shafiul Islam, Mushfiqur Rahim, Hashim Amla, Shamsur Rahman

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

Sylhet 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

Sylhet is one of the average scoring grounds in Bangladesh and ball may onto come to bat easily here. We can expect an average score of 160 runs.

Toss: To Bat

Teams batting first has won all the matches played here this season including the super over finish.

Winning Prediction

Chattogram Challengers have a good batting line up with contributions from different players but Khulna Tigers batting is heavily depended of Rossouw and Rahim. Khulna Tigers have an experienced bowling attack compared to Chattogram Challengers with the T20 stars like Amir and Frylinck. But, Chattogram has the form and momentum with them based on recent performances and we predict them to win this match.

Chattogram Challengers will win the match!

Author: Dhinesh Kumar