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Tamim XI face Najmul XI today

Published : 20 Oct 2020 08:25 PM | Updated : 21 Oct 2020 01:03 AM

In a last ditch attempt to make it in the finals of BCB President’s Cup, Tamim XI will lock horns with Najmul XI in the final group fixture match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Wednesday. The match is scheduled to start at 1:30 pm.  According to the current tournament table, Najmul XI and Mahmudullah XI hold the top two spots with 4 points each, with run rates of 0.87 and -0.44 respectively. 

Therefore, these two teams are destined to play in Friday’s final. To turn the tide on their favour, Tamim XI not only have to beat Najmul XI but they also have to beat them handsomely because of the run rate issue. Tamim XI’s run rate is currently -0.31.

Tamim and Co. should go into this match with confidence as their only win in this tournament were against Najmul XI, where they triumphed by 42 runs. Tamim will be hoping that his team can finally click and produce a display to make a place in the final of the tournament. Tamim himself will be hoping for a big score for himself after not being to showcase his mettle in this tournament so far.