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BPL5 to roll on Dhaka venue Saturday
The mediocre side Rangpur Riders will take on bottom-run Rajshahi Kings in their 3rd tussle of the 5th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 to be kicked off the Dhaka venue’s matches of the franchise league at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday.
In the day’s another match defending champion and second slot holders in the league table Dhaka Dynamites will face table topper Sylhet Sixers at the same venue.
The 1st match will begin at 1pm while the 2nd one from 6pm.
Satellite channels Gazi TV and MaasrangaTV will telecast all the matches live.
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s Rangpur Riders started the seven-team tournament campaign with a six-wicket victory against the West Indian all-rounder Darren Sammy’s Rajshahi Kings the win-less side then conceded 33 runs defeat against all-rounder Nasir Hossain-led Sylhet Sixers.
Rangpur Riders failed to stay on sweet note in the league as they suffered an 11-run defeat to Pakistani player Misbah-ul-Haq’s Chittagong Vikings.
Sylhet Sixers had spotless in this tournament with three consecutive victories before Khulna Titans upset them by six wickets in the 8th match of the tournament to wrap up the Sylhet venue’s campaign on November 8.
Sylhet Sixers started their journey upsetting Dhaka Dynamites by nine wickets in the tournament opener at Sylhet International Cricket stadium on November 4 and maintained their winning streak against Comilla Victorians and Rajshahi Kings with four wickets and 33 runs victory respectively.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan-led Dhaka Dynamites secured a 65-run victory against Khulna Titans to taste their maiden win.
BPL points table after Sylhet venue matches:
Position Team M W L Pt Nrr
1 Sylhet 4 3 1 6 0.575
2 Dhaka 2 1 1 2 1.011
3 Comilla 2 1 1 2 0.436
4 Rangpur 2 1 1 2 -0.017
5 Chittagong 2 1 1 2 -0.284
6 Khulna 2 1 1 2 -1.188
7 Rajshahi 2 0 2 0 -1.120
Fixture of 16 matches of Dhaka venue
Date Team vs Team
November 11: Rangpur Riders vs Rajshahi Kings
Dhaka Dynamites vs Sylhet Sixers
November 12: Chittagong Vikings vs Khulna Titans
Rajshahi Kings vs Comilla Victorians
November 14: Dhaka Dynamites vs Khulna Titans
Comilla Victorians vs Chittagong Vikings
November 15: Khulna Titans vs Sylhet Sixers
Dhaka Dynamites vs Chittagong Vikings
November 17: Rajshahi Kings vs Sylhet Sixers
Khulna Titans vs Chittagong Vikings
November 18: Dhaka Dynamites vs Rajshahi Kings
Rangpur Riders vs Comilla Victorians
November 20: Dhaka Dynamites vs Comilla Victorians
Sylhet Sixers vs Rangpur Riders
November 21: Rajshahi Kings vs Khulna Titans
Dhaka Dynamites vs Rangpur Riders