Bangladesh Premier League

The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) for the 2024 season is in full swing, and the upcoming 7th game in the league stages will witness a clash between Sylhet Strikers and Rangpur Riders at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. This preview will delve into the head-to-head record, live streaming details, team previews, toss prediction, and the pitch and weather conditions for the encounter.

Head-to-Head Stats

In the previous encounters between Sylhet Strikers and Rangpur Riders, the latter has had the upper hand, securing seven wins out of nine. Sylhet Strikers have managed to emerge victorious on two occasions.

Live Streaming and Broadcast

While Indian cricket fans won’t have access to TV broadcasts, the FanCode app and website will provide live streaming. Bangladesh viewers can catch the action on GTV and TSports.

Team Previews

Rangpur Rangers: Having played their opening game against Fortune Barishal, Rangpur Riders set a target of 134 runs. Despite the loss, notable performances from Nurul Hasan, Shamim Hossain, and Mehdi Hasan contributed to their score. Shakib Al Hasan, with 2 wickets for 16 runs, led the bowling attack. With the playing XI yet to be announced, Rangpur Riders aim for a comeback.

Sylhet Strikers: In their previous game against Chattogram Challengers, Sylhet Strikers posted a challenging total of 177/2, with Zakir Hasan being the top run-scorer. However, their bowlers faced challenges as Chattogram chased down the target with seven wickets in hand. Zakir Hasan’s form is crucial for Sylhet Strikers as they aim to bounce back in the tournament.

Toss Prediction

With the Shere Bangla National Stadium favoring teams batting second, the captain winning the toss is likely to choose to field.

Pitch and Conditions

Anticipating a warm and sunny afternoon in Mirpur, Dhaka, with a temperature around 24 degrees, the conditions are expected to be ideal for a thrilling encounter. While no showers are forecast, the presence of some cloud cover might assist the seamers.

Betting Tips

Both teams are currently at the bottom of the points table after losing their opening games. Despite the early setback, Rangpur Riders are expected to start as favorites in this contest. As the competition progresses, a clearer picture of the teams’ prospects will emerge. This match provides an opportunity for both sides to turn their fortunes around and climb the standings.

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!