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Sylhet face Comilla today

Published : 25 Jan 2024 09:23 PM

Former champions Rangpur riders will face Khulna Tigers in the second phase of the 10th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T-20, the franchise-based cricket tournament at 2:00 p.m. at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet on Friday. 

In the days other match, reigning Champions Comilla Victorians and Sylhet Strikers will lock horns at 7:00 p.m. at the same venue.  

Meanwhile, Khulna Tigers who are leading the points table. They secured four points from two outings. 

Skipper of Khulna Tigers Anamul Haque is very confident about his team. He hopes that the team will continue to win streak. They won their last match against Fortune Barishal by eight wickets at Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka on January 22.  

Rangpur Riders managed two from the same number of outings. They won and lost one match each. 

Rangpur Riders captain Nurul Hasan predicts his team will make a good start in the second phase of BPL. They won their last match against Sylhet Strikers by four wickets on January 23. 

Skipper said, “We know shorter version game is very crucible one. Anything can happen at the last moment. So, we must careful about the last ball in the match.” 

Four times champions Comilla Victorians started their campaign with defeat to three times title holders Durdanto Dhaka by five wickets in the first phase that held Dhaka on January 19.

Losing the first encounter, the Comilla Victorians bounced back in the second match beaten Fortune Barishal by four wickets on January 23. Comilla Victorians now in the fifth place, secured two points from two outings.  Sylhet Strikers have no points in their bags. They lost two matches in the first phase. They have to win the against Comilla Victorians to comeback in the tournament.      T Sports and Gazi Television will telecast the whole BPL live from the stadium throughout the tournament.