Date: February 8, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM IST
Venue: Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Ball-by-ball commentary: SportsTiger App
Rangpur Riders and Chattogram Challengers will lock horns for a high-intensity encounter. The Riders have emerged as a genuine title contender as they are tied for second place with seven wins. Whereas, the Chattogram Challengers are having a forgettable season as they managed just three wins in 11 matches.
The Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka has always had bowling-friendly wickets. The average 1st innings score is 150 in domestic T20 games
The Nurul Hasan-led Rangpur Riders have been one of the most dominating teams in the tournament so far and enter this game on a five-game winning streak. Veteran star Shoaib Malik and local star Rony Talukdar have been leading the team in the batting department. Whereas with the ball, Hasan Mahmud has been tormenting opposition batters with incredible wicket-taking ability.
SportsTiger Playing XI of Rangpur Riders
Mohammad Naim, Rony Talukdar, Mahedi Hasan, Shoaib Malik, Nurul Hasan (c & wk), Aaron Jones, Shamim Hossain, Azmatullah Omarzai, Haris Rauf, Robiul Haque, Hasan Mahmud
On the other hand, Chattogram Challengers come into this game after ending a massive six-game losing streak. The team has struggled in each department despite some top-performing talent, indicating that the players have failed to gel as a unit. With the bat, Afif Hossain has been the top performer with his 329 runs. While Nihaduzzaman has been the best bowler for the team.
SportsTiger Playing XI of Chattogram Challengers
Mehedi Maruf, Usman Khan (wk), Afif Hossain, Shuvagata Hom (c), Curtis Campher, Ziaur Rahman, Darwish Rasooli, Nihaduzzaman, Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Unmukt Chand, Irfan Sukkur
The Rangpur Riders are the favourites to defeat Chattogram Challengers at the Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.
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