Comilla Victorians vs Rajshahi Kings, free match prediction

21 Jan 2019 | 13:00 | Shere Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka Shere Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
138/10 in 18.2 7.53
176/3 in 20.0 8.80 winner

Rajshahi Kings beat Comilla Victorians by 38 runs

Comilla Victorians to win the Match
  • Comilla Victorians have an excellent head-to-head record against Rajshahi Kings
  • Earlier this season, Comilla Victorians beat Rajshahi Kings by 5 wickets.
  • Comilla Victorians lost their previous game played at Shere Bangla Cricket Stadium in Dhaka.

Our Prediction is Comilla Victorians to win!

  • Tournament: Bangladesh Premier League 2019
  • Format: Twenty20
  • Venue: Shere Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
  • Toss: To Bowl
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Bangladesh Premier League 2019 Group

Name M Won Lost Tied NR PTs NRR
Rangpur Riders 12 8 4 0 0 16 1.018
Comilla Victorians 12 8 4 0 0 16 0.066
Chittagong Vikings 12 7 5 0 0 14 -0.293
Dhaka Dynamites 12 6 6 0 0 12 0.974
Rajshahi Kings 12 6 6 0 0 12 -0.518
Sylhet Sixers 12 5 7 0 0 10 0.066
Khulna Titans 12 2 10 0 0 4 -1.259
PTs NRR M Won Lost Tied NR
16 1.018 12 8 4 0 0
16 0.066 12 8 4 0 0
14 -0.293 12 7 5 0 0
12 0.974 12 6 6 0 0
12 -0.518 12 6 6 0 0
10 0.066 12 5 7 0 0
4 -1.259 12 2 10 0 0
Name
Rangpur Riders
Comilla Victorians
Chittagong Vikings
Dhaka Dynamites
Rajshahi Kings
Sylhet Sixers
Khulna Titans

Match Preview

Comilla Victorians will be keen to continue their winning streak when they take on Rajshahi Kings in the 23rd game of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in Dhaka on Monday.

In their previous meeting between two teams this season, Comilla Victorians comfortably brushed aside Rajshahi Kings courtesy of a splendid all-round performance from Shahid Afridi.

Comilla Victorians will be keen to continue good form in this game as well. The side has managed to win four games out of six played so far this season. They will a chance to go the top of the table if they manage to beat Rajshahi Kings in this game.

On the other hand, Rajshahi Kings have suffered from inconsistently and would be keen to make amends for their mistakes made so far this season. In their previous game, Kings put in a disciplined show with bat and ball to beat Dhaka Dynamites by 20 runs.

Teams Preview

Comilla Victorians Preview

The franchise main’s strength has been their strong bowling lineup that consists of the likes of Shahid Afridi, Mahedi Hasan and Mohammad Saifuddin, who delivered crucial breakthroughs for the side this season.

Imrul Kayes will be pleased that the batting lineup raised their game against Khulna Titans and chased down a score of 181 runs. Opener Tamim Iqbal found form with the bat against Titans and put on a 115-run partnership with Anamul Haque.

Iqbal scored 73 runs off 42 balls with the help of twelve fours and a six to help Comilla Victorians register their fourth win of the competition. He was well supported by the likes of Anamul Haque and Imrul Kayes, who chipped in with crucial scores for the side.

The side has destructive players like Thisara Perera and Shahid Afridi that can certainly change the situation of the game in a space of few overs.

Shahid Afridi was the standout bowler for Victorians in the previous game with three wickets. Left-arm quick Wahab Riaz also picked two wickets against Khulna Titans. Medium pacer Mohammad Saifuddin has topped the bowling charts for Victorians so far this season with 9 wickets to his name.

Comilla Victorians Predicted Starting XI:

 Imrul Kayes (c), Anamul Haque (wk), Shahid Afridi, Wahab Riaz, Mahedi Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Shamsur Rahman, Thisara Perera, Liam Dawson, Ziaur Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin.

Rajshahi Kings Preview

Mehedi Hasan Miraaz will be determined to make sure that the side can produce consistency with bat and ball in the next couple of games in the competition. Kings have managed to win three games out of six played so far this season.

Kings made changes to their lineup in the previous game as Marshall Ayub and Shahriar Nafees replaced out of form Mominul Haque and Laurie Evans in the playing XI. All-rounder Marshall Ayub delivered the goods with the bat and scored 45 off 31 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes.

Shahriar Nafees also chipped in with crucial score for Kings in the previous game. Ryan Ten Doeschate and Zakir Hasan also produced brisk cameos in the game played against Dhaka Dynamites. Captain Mehedi Hasan has shown good form with the bat and contributed well to the team’s cause in this year’s competition.

Left-arm orthodox spinner Arafat Sunny was the standout performer with the ball in the previous game played against Dhaka Dynamites. He is leading wicket-taker for the side this season with 8 wickets from six games at an average of 11.75. Off-spinner Mehedi Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman and Isuru Udana are premier bowling options for the side this season.

Rajshahi Kings Predicted Starting XI:

Mehedi Hasan (c), Shahriar Nafees, Zakir Khan (wk), Christiaan Jonker, Marshall Ayub, Ryan Ten Doeschate, Seekkuge Prasanna, Arafat Sunny, Isuru Udana, Kamrul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman.

Pitch And Weather Conditions

The wicket for the game will be excellent for batting. The quick bowlers might some assistance in the initial few overs. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Monday will be sunny skies.

Venue

The venue has hosted so far 14 games in this year’s competition. The previous game was played between Comilla Victorians and Chittagong Vikings.

Toss: To Bowl

The toss will not play a big role as the wicket at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium tends to remain the same throughout the duration of the game. 

Winning Prediction

Host Comilla Victorians will be confident of doing well against Rajshahi Kings. The side has world-class players like Tamim Iqbal, Wahab Riaz and Shahid Afridi in their ranks. Rajshahi Kings will need to show consistency with bat and ball to upstage Comilla Victorians in this contest.

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Author: Shoaib Z.