Bangladesh Premier League Prediction 2019: Cumilla Warriors vs Khulna Tigers
January 10, 2020
Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
The 40th match of the BPL 2019-20 will be played between Cumilla Warriors and Khulna Tigers on Friday.
Cumilla Warriors are still in the race to secure a top 4 spot and will be hoping for a big win as net run rate will be a deciding factor for a SF spot if they win the match.
Khulna Tigers will be riding high on confidence after securing a win over the Warriors in the last outing and will be hoping to secure a SF spot with a win.
Khulna Tigers registered 34 runs to win over Cumilla Warriors when they faced each other last Wednesday.
Cumilla Warriors performance in BPL 2019-20:
Sabbir Rahman looked in an impressive form while chasing 180 runs target against Cumilla Warriors but wickets kept falling from the other end, causing a serious hamper in their road to SF.
Rahman scored 62 runs at almost 159 strike rate and will be hoping to once again provide a strong base to his middle order batsmen.
Warriors’ leading run-scorer and skipper Dawid Malan will hope to bounce back after falling for just 1 run in their last outing.
In the bowling department too, Cumilla Warriors will have to improve a lot. The Warriors conceded 179 runs and picked just 2 wickets in their 20 overs. Mujeeb Ur Rahman will hope to pick wickets along with his economical spell of 4-0-25-0.
Khulna Tigers performance in BPL 2019-20:
Khulna Tigers’ batting has been their strength this season. Najmul Hossain Shanto and Mahidy Hasan will once again hope to give them a quick start and set up the stage for middle order. Rille Rossouw came in at 3 and played a 71* off just 36 balls inning against Cumilla Warriors.
Bowling all rounder Robbie Frylinck picked 5 wickets and will hope to continue his wrath against the similar opposition.
Mohammad Amir and Shahidul Islam also picked two wickets each helping the Tigers secured a thumping 67-run win.
Cumilla Warriors vs Khulna Tigers predicted line-up
Stiaan van Zyl, Sabbir Rahman, Dawid Malan, Soumya Sarkar, Mahidul Islam Ankon (wk), David Wiese, Yasir Ali, Abu Hider Rony, Sunzamul Islam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain
Mehidy Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Rilee Rossouw, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Najibullah Zadran, Shamsur Rahman, Robbie Frylinck, Mohammad Amir, Shafiul Islam, Shahidul Islam, Aliss Islam
Pitch Report for today’s BPL:
During the 4 games played at the venue during the third phase, 2 have been won by the team batting first while the other two were won by team chasing the total.
Of the 8 games played at the venue in the beginning of BPL 2019-20, 5 teams have won while chasing the total and 3 were won by teams batting first.
154 was the average 1st inning score at the venue during those 8 games.
During the 8 games played in the 2nd phase at the venue, 3 games were won by the team batting first while 3 were b the team chasing the total.
163 was the average 1st inning score at the venue during those 8 games.
Cumilla Warriors vs Khulna Tigers: Today’s Match Predictions
- Dawid Malan has scored 436 runs in 10 innings and currently leading the batting charts for BPL 2019-20.
- Rille Rossouw has scored 411 runs in 10 innings and is 2nd highest run getter in BPL 2019-20 season so far. He scored 71 off just 36 balls in their last match.
- Robbie Frylinck has picked 15 wickets at an average of 15.71 and is 4th highest wicket-taker so far this season. He picked 5 wickets and gave just 16 runs in his 4 overs against Cumilla Warriors.
- Sabbir Rahman scored 62 runs off 39 balls at a strike rate of almost 159 against Khulna Tigers.
- 324 runs were scored in their last match and 40 boundaries were scored in that game.