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RNR vs COV Dream11 Team, BPL Match Preview, Team News & Playing 11

By Akshay Singh

RNR vs COV Dream11 Prediction

Bangladesh Premier League, 2019 | Rangpur Riders vs Comilla Victorians, 6th Match | RNR vs COV Who Will Win

The fifth match of the Bangladesh Premier League 2019 will be contested between Rangpur Riders and Comilla Victorians at the Shere Bangla Stadium in Dhaka.

The defending champions Rangpur Riders did not had a great start to their title defence as they lost to Chittagong Vikings in their opening game of the season by 3 wickets in a low-scoring affair where a total of 199 runs were scored in 39.1 overs.

But they fought back hard to register their first win of the season in the following game against Khulna Titans by 8 runs. They banked on a scintillating batting effort from Rilee Rossouw who got 76 to his name from 52 deliveries whereas in the bowling department it was a combined effort from the likes of Mashrafe Mortaza, Shafiul Islam, Farhad Reza who scalped 5 wickets between them.

Comilla Victorians, on the other hand, were victorious in their opening game against Sylhet Sixers by 4 wickets. Batting first, Sixers got 127 runs as none of their batsmen got going apart from Nicholas Pooran who got 41 from 26 deliveries which included 5 fours and 2 maximums.

Victorians took 19.5 overs to chase the target down with 4 wickets in their kitty. Tamim Iqbal’s 35 and some late blitz from veteran Shahid Afridi who got 39 off 25 deliveries got them home.

Read on for COV vs RNR Team News & COV vs RNR Playing 11

Match Details

Venue:- Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

Match Timing:- Tuesday, January 08, 2019, 04:50 PM IST

RNR vs COV Team News

  • Rangpur Riders Chris Gayle is still doubtful owing his NOC issue.

RNR vs COV Squad

Rangpur Riders

  • Mashrafe Mortaza(c)
  • Benny Howell
  • Nazmul Islam
  • Mohammad Mithun
  • Chris Gayle
  • Alex Hales
  • AB de Villiers
  • Shafiul Islam
  • Sohag Gazi
  • Nahidul Islam
  • Nadif Chowdhury
  • Abul Hasan
  • Sheldon Cottrell
  • Farhad Reza
  • Mehedi Maruf
  • Ravi Bopara
  • Rilee Rossouw

Comilla Victorians

  • Steve Smith (c)
  • Tamim Iqbal
  • Shamsur Rahman
  • Sanjit Saha
  • Evin Lewis
  • Asela Gunaratne
  • Liam Dawson
  • Abu Hider Rony
  • Waqar Salamkheil
  • Anamul Haque
  • Ziaur Rahman
  • Shahid Afridi
  • Thisara Perera
  • Mosharraf Hossain
  • Imrul Kayes
  • Mohammad Saifuddin
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Mohammad Shahid
  • Aamer Yamin

RNR vs COV Playing 11 (Probable)

Here’s how both teams’ might line-up:-

Comilla Victorians

Anamul Haque, Steven Smith, Tamim Iqbal, Shoaib Malik, Evin Lewis, Shahid Afridi, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mohammad Shahid, Abu Hider.

Rangpur Riders

Mohammad Mithun, Alex Hales, Rilee Rossouw, M Maruf, Ravi Bopara, Benny Howell, Farhad Reza, Mashrafe Mortaza, M N Islam, Shafiul Islam, Shoaib Gazi.

RNR vs COV Dream11 Team

Rangpur Riders

  • The guys who stood up to the occasion in the last game were Rilee Rossouw and Ravi Bopara who got 72 and 40 runs respectively.
  • Among others batting, Mohammad Mithun and Alex Hales would be crucial.
  • Shafiul Islam, skipper Mashrafe Mortaza and Farhad Reza will be the favourable picks among the bowlers.

Comilla Victorians

  • Players like Tamim Iqbal, Shoaib Malik, Steven Smith and Evin Lewis would be the batters on whom their scoring will rely heavily.
  • Shahid Afridi proved vital with the bat down the order in the last game, he would be a key all-rounder here as well.
  • Mohammad Saifuddin and Mohammad Shahid will be the bowlers to bank upon.

Disclaimer- This RNR vs COV Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis RNR vs COV Team News.

Akshay Singh

A retrospective individual who loves to impersonate for the readers with my writings

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