Bangladesh Premier League

In the 20th game of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League 2024, Sylhet Strikers (SYL) will face off against Rangpur Riders (RAN) at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Saturday, February 3. The match is scheduled to commence at 6:00 PM (IST).

Team Standings and Form: Rangpur Riders have had a commendable run in the tournament so far, winning three out of their five games and securing the third spot in the standings with six points. On the other hand, Sylhet Strikers have faced a tough time, failing to secure a single victory in their five matches and currently occupying the bottom spot in the table.

Match Details:

  • Match: Sylhet Strikers vs Rangpur Riders, Bangladesh Premier League 2024
  • Venue: Sylhet International Cricket Stadium
  • Date & Time: Saturday, February 3, 6:00 PM (IST)

Live Broadcast and Streaming: Cricket enthusiasts can catch the live action on the FanCode app or website, ensuring that they don’t miss out on any thrilling moments of the game.

Pitch Report and Conditions: The pitch at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium is expected to be well-balanced, offering assistance to both pacers and spinners. Opting to bowl first could be advantageous due to the early assistance for pacers.

Head-to-Head Record: In the past encounters between these two teams, Rangpur Riders have dominated, winning eight out of the ten matches played, while Sylhet Strikers have managed to secure victory in only two matches.

Predicted Playing XIs: Sylhet Strikers: Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shamsur Rahman, Zakir Hasan (wk), Ryan Burl, Ariful Haque, Samit Patel, Benny Howell, Nayeem Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Richard Ngarava, Rejaur Rahman Raja

Rangpur Riders: Rony Talukdar, Babar Azam, Brandon King, Shamim Hossain, Azmatullah Omarzai, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Nabi, Nurul Hasan (wk/c), Mahedi Hasan, Ripon Mondol, Hasan Mahmud

Probable Top Performers:

  • Best Batter: Zakir Hasan from Sylhet Strikers, with 265 runs in his last 10 matches, will be crucial for his team’s batting lineup.
  • Best Bowler: Hasan Mahmud from Rangpur Riders, with 11 wickets in his last 10 matches, will play a pivotal role in maintaining the team’s winning streak.

Today’s Match Prediction: Considering the form and head-to-head record, Rangpur Riders are predicted to emerge victorious in this encounter, aiming for their fourth win of the season and continuing their positive momentum in the tournament.

By Suraj Mahto

Suraj Kumar Mahto is currently working as a freelance content writer and is always interested in a challenge. Reach out to t20cricketprediction@gmail.com to connect!