Bangladesh Premier League Prediction 2019: Comilla Warriors vs Rajshahi Royals
December 24, 2019
Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram
The 20th match of BPL 2019-20 will be played between Comilla Warriors and Rajshahi Royals on Tuesday.
Comilla Warriors are currently placed 5th in the BPL 2019-20 points table with two wins in five games. The Platoon are coming on the back of a 5-wicket loss to Dhaka Platoon and will be keen to bounce back to winning ways.
Rajshahi Royals, on the other hand, are coming off a comfortable 7-wicket win over Khulna Tigers. The Royals have won three of the four games played in BPL 2019-20 and are currently placed 2nd in the points table.
Comilla Warriors’ performance in BPL 2019:
Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 96 off 65 balls against Dhaka Platoon but the Warriors were let down by other batsmen as they posted just 160 runs on the scoreboard. Dawid Malan scored just 9 runs off 17 balls and will be keen to improvise his strike rate against the Royals.
Yasir Ali will once again handle the middle order duties but the Warriors will also ask an improvisation in the strike rate from him. He scored 30* off 27 balls.
Mujeeb Ur Rahman will be leading the bowling attack and will be responsible to provide the Warriors some early wickets. He picked two wickets against the Platoon and gave just 22 runs including a maiden.
Rajshahi Royals’ performance in BPL 2019:
Skipper Andre Russell led the Royals with his all-round performance against Khulna Tigers. He picked 4 wickets to restrict the Tigers at 146 while also scored 28* off 19 balls. Wicket keeper Liton Das scored a well managed 55 runs inning against the Tigers.
Russell will continue in his all rounder role as will Ravi Bopara. Bopara picked 2 wickets and scored 13* runs against Khulna Tigers.
Mohammad Irfan will be key in the Royals bowling department while the Royals will also expect a similar bowling figure from Kamrul Islam. Islam picked 2 wickets and gave 23 runs in the 3 overs he bowled against Khulna Tigers.
Comilla Warriors vs Rajshahi Royals Predicted line-up
Liton Das (wk), Alok Kapali, Afif Hossain, Shoaib Malik, Ravi Bopara, Andre Russell, Nahidul Islam, Farhad Reza, Abu Jayed, Mohammad Irfan, Kamrul Islam
Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Dawid Malan, Yasir Ali, Dasun Shanaka (c), Mahidul Islam Ankon, Robiul Islam, Sumon Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain
Pitch Report for today's BPL:
The average first innings score at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram before the 2019-20 BPL season was 145 runs and the average second inning score is 128 runs. This venue has the highest total recorded of 196 runs in 20 overs.
However, the average first inning at the venue in the BPL 2019-20 season has rose to 180 after 10 games.
5 times a score of 200 plus has been put on the scoreboard in those games.
7 of the 10 games have been won by the team chasing the total.
Out of 30 T20 matches played at the venue,
Teams batting first have won 13 games and teams chasing a total have won 17 games.
Comilla Warriors vs Rajshahi Royals: Today's Match Predictions
- Andre Russell picked 4 wickets and gave 37 runs in his 4 overs against Khulna Tigers. He also scored 28* runs off 19 balls.
- Liton Das scored 58 runs at a strike rate of 131.82. His inning included 5 fours and 2 maximums.
- Ravi Bopara picked two wickets and gave just 20 runs in his 3 overs against Khulna Tigers.
- Bhanuka Rajapaksa score 96* off 65 balls against Dhaka Platoon. His inning included 4 fours and 7 maximums.
- Mujeeb Ur Rahman picked 2 wickets and gave just 22 runs in his 4 overs including a maiden over against Dhaka Platoon.
- Cumilla Warriors have lost 3 of their last 4 games while Rajshahi have won 3 of the last 4.