Khulna Tigers will square off against Sylhet Thunder in the 24th match of the revamped 2019 edition of the Bangladesh Premier League on Saturday, December 28. The match will take place at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. It will commence at 6:00 PM (IST).
Khulna Tigers had a great start to the tournament as they have won their first three opening games. But in the next two games, they have had to face consecutive defeats against Sylhet Thunder and Rajshahi Royals. The Tigers got back to winning ways as they beat Rangpur Rangers comprehensively by 52 runs. They are placed 3rd on the points table with 8 points to their name.
On the other hand, Sylhet Thunder have had a forgettable tournament till now as they have only managed to win one game out of the six they have played. Their chances of qualifying for the playoffs are over. They will like to spoil the Tigers' party by winning this fixture. They are placed at the 7th position in the points table. Let's have a look at the squads and Dream11 prediction
Khulna Tigers Squad: Mushfiqur Rahim (Captain & Wicketkeeper), Najmul Hossain Shanto, Rilee Rossouw, Shafiul Islam, Mehidy Hasan, Najibullah Zadran, Robbie Frylinck, Mohammad Amir, Shamsur Rahman, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Wanindu Hasaranga, Saif Hassan, Shahidul Islam, Aminul Islam, Tanvir Islam, Aliss Islam.
Sylhet Thunder Squad: Mosaddek Hossain (Captain), Mohammad Mithun (Wicket-keeper), Andre Fletcher, Nazmul Islam, Sohag Gazi, Sherfane Rutherford, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Rony Talukdar, Nayeem Hasan, Delwar Hossain, Monir Hossain, Naveen-ul Haq, Johnson Charles, Ruyel Miah, Jeevan Mendis.
Wicket-keepers: Mushfiqur Rahim (Captain)
Batsmen: Johnson Charles, Abdul Mazid Rilee Rossouw (Vice-captain), Najmul Hossain Shanto
Bowlers: Naveen-ul Haq Wanindu Hasaranga, Mohammad Amir, Shafiul Islam
All-Rounders: Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Jeevan Mendis
Khulna Tigers are expected to start as favourites for the match.