Bangladesh Premier League 2017 has reached its conclusion. The fourth-place Rangpur Riders and third-spot holder Khulna Titans will face each other in the Eliminator match on Friday noon at the capital stadium. Both the teams will compete to secure their place in the second qualifier scheduled to take place on Sunday, December 10.
After a wonderful season, both the teams would like to seize the moment and win the remaining 3 matches of the tournament to grab the title. The teams are expected to mark their best players as they would leave no stone unturned to enter the qualifiers.
In their last encounter in the 38th match, Rangpur Riders defeated Khulna Titans by 19 runs. Let’s see what happens in this match.
Khulna Titans- 12 matches – 7 won – 4 lost – 1 NR – 15 points
Rangpur Riders- 12 matches – 6 won- 6 lost- 12 points
Series- Bangladesh Premier League 2017
Venue- Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Date and Time- December 08, 01:30 PM Local
The Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka favors batsmen more than bowlers. The pitch is flat and the batsman will find ease in timing shots. The bowlers will get some help as the match progresses.
Avg 1st inn score-146
Avg 2nd inn score-125
Highest Total-204/5 (20 Ov) by NZ vs Ban
Lowest Total-72/10 (17.1 Ov) by Afg vs Ban
Highest Chased-179/4 (19.4 Ov) by WI vs Aus
Lowest Defended-129/8 (20 Ov) by SL vs UAE
Both the sides are expected to make a few changes and rope in their best players for the eliminator. As of now, there is no official confirmation of who will play and who will sit out. Please check in few hours and we will update you as soon as we get any news.
The probable 11 listed here are based upon previous matches. We will update as we get any news.
RNR Probable 11-
MashrafeMortaza (c), Brendon McCullum, Chris Gayle, Johnson Charles, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Samuel Badree, Rubel Hussain, Sohag Gazi, Lasith Malinga, Ravi Bopara, Nahid Islam/Ziaur Rahman
KT Probable 11-
Mahmudullah (c), Shafiul Islam, Michael Klinger, Carlos Brathwaite, ArifulHaque, Abu Jayed, C Walton/Nicholas Pooran (wk), Nazmul Hossain Shanto, JofraChioke Archer, Afif Hossain, Mohammad Irfan/Junaid Khan
Please note: BPL 2017 matches are very risky to predict. Nothing concrete can be said about these matches. The RNR Vs KT match preview listed here is based on our understanding and research. Please choose your own playing 11.
Nazmul Hossain Shanto
Rangpur Riders Vs Khulna Titans Eliminator Match Prediction:-