The summit clash’s second spot is up for grabs.
Rangpur Riders (RAN) are riding high after a convincing win in the Eliminator and will look to maintain their momentum in the second Qualifier of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). On Tuesday, February 14, the Nurul Hasan-led team will face Mashrafe Mortaza’s Sylhet Strikers (SYL) at the Shere Bangla National Stadium.
The Strikers finished the league phase on top of the table with 18 points and a net run rate of +0.737, but they are coming off a Qualifier 1 loss to Comilla Victorians. It remains to be seen who will secure their place in the summit clash alongside Comilla Victorians as they face Riders.
BPL Today’s Match Details
Rangpur Riders vs Sylhet Strikers, Qualifier 2, BPL 2023
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Date & Time: February 14, 6:00 PM IST
The Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka has a batting-friendly surface. Once settled, batsmen can look to play their shots, but bowlers will also get some assistance. The captain who wins the toss may choose to field first.
Probable Playing XIs for RAN vs SYL
Rangpur Riders (RAN)
Nurul Hasan (C & WK), Mohammad Naim, Rony Talukdar, Nicholas Pooran, Shamim Hossain, Dasun Shanaka, Rakibul Hasan, Hasan Mahmud, Mahedi Hasan, Dwayne Bravo, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Sylhet Strikers (SYL)
Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Towhid Hridoy, Zakir Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (WK), Ryan Burl, George Linde, Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Isuru Udana, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Rubel Hossain
Match Prediction: Chasing team to win the match