Bangladesh Premier League

Durdanto Dhaka has had a tough run in the tournament so far, losing six out of their seven matches. With inconsistent performances, they will be eager to turn their fortunes around in this encounter. On the other hand, Fortune Barishal has shown promise with three wins in seven matches. Sitting in fifth place, Barishal will look to capitalize on their momentum and secure a crucial victory.

Head-to-Head Record:

  • Matches Played: 4
  • Durdanto Dhaka Won: 2
  • Fortune Barishal Won: 2

Probable Playing XIs:

  • Durdanto Dhaka: Mohammad Naim, Sabbir Hossain, Saim Ayub, Lasith Croospulle, Alex Ross, Irfan Sukkur (wk), Saif Hassan, Arafat Sunny, Usman Qadir, Taskin Ahmed (c), Shoriful Islam
  • Fortune Barishal: Tamim Iqbal(c), Ahmed Shehzad, Shoaib Malik, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Imran, Taijul Islam, Akif Javed, Khaled Ahmed

Key Players to Watch:

  • Mushfiqur Rahim (FBA): With 238 runs in the tournament so far, Rahim’s consistent performances make him a vital asset for Barishal.
  • Shoriful Islam (DD): With 13 wickets in seven matches, Islam’s impressive form with the ball adds depth to Dhaka’s bowling attack.

Pitch Report: The surface at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium favors both pacers and spinners, offering assistance to bowlers. Batsmen will need to be patient, and opting to bowl first after winning the toss could be advantageous.

Prediction: With both teams eager for a victory, Fortune Barishal is tipped to come out on top in this encounter, backed by their recent form and balanced squad. Expect a closely contested match with Barishal emerging victorious in BPL 2024 Game 28.

By Suraj Mahto

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