Bangladesh Premier League

The Bangladesh Premier League 2024 is set to kick off on 19th January in Mirpur, and in the 3rd game of the competition, Fortune Barishal will lock horns with Rangpur Riders on 20th January at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. Let’s delve into the head-to-head record, live streaming details, team previews, toss prediction, pitch conditions, and match predictions for this intriguing contest.

Head-to-Head Record: Fortune Barishal and Rangpur Riders have clashed five times in the Bangladesh Premier League, with Barishal holding a slender lead of 3-2 in these encounters.

Live Streaming and Broadcast: While the Bangladesh Premier League won’t be available on Indian TV, cricket enthusiasts in India can catch the live streaming of this game on the FanCode app and website. Bangladeshi fans can tune in to TSports and GTV to watch the game on their TV sets.

Team Previews:

Fortune Barishal: In their first game of the competition, Fortune Barishal boasts a strong batting lineup with Iftikar Ahmed, Shakib Al Hasan, and Anamul Haque. Iftikar Ahmed has been in terrific form, scoring 251 runs in his last seven games at an average of 62.75. The bowling department, led by Mohammad Wasim and Khaled Ahmed, will look to provide crucial breakthroughs.

Playing XI not yet available.

Rangpur Riders: Rangpur Riders, led by leading run-scorer Rony Talukdar, will rely on him, along with Nurul Hasan and Shamim Hossain, for substantial contributions with the bat. Hasan Mahmud, Azmatullah Omarzai, and Haris Rauf form a formidable bowling trio, aiming to secure key wickets for the Riders.

Playing XI not yet available.

Toss Prediction: With a historical trend of the team batting second winning 125 out of 233 games at Shere Bangla National Stadium, the captain winning the toss is likely to opt for fielding first.

Pitch and Conditions: Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur is known for favoring spinners as the game progresses, making shot-making gradually challenging. Expect patient batting from both teams. The weather forecast indicates sunny conditions with temperatures around 25 degrees Celsius, and no chances of rain interruptions.

Betting Tips: In their first game of the competition, both teams are adjusting to the dynamics. Despite missing players due to schedule clashes with the domestic T20 competition in Pakistan, Fortune Barishal is expected to have the edge in this contest.

Disclaimer: Betting tips are based on analysis and predictions; actual outcomes may vary.

By Suraj Mahto

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