Chattogram Challengers Vs Fortune Barishal, Match 16, Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today?


Modified Feb 1, 2022 12:26 AM IST

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Chattogram Challengers Vs Fortune Barishal is the 16th fixture in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League. The Challengers are second on the table with three wins in six games. They are in a good position but would feel that they left some wins out there after getting into good positions. They lost their previous game in a one-sided manner, losing by 83 runs against Comilla Victorians. The momentum is against them, and the Challengers will be eager to get back to winning ways.

Barishal are currently third on the points table. They won two out of five, and are in a decent position. Their previous game was a nail-biter as they clinched a six run victory against the Khulna Tigers.

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Match Details

Match: Chattogram Challengers Vs Fortune Barishal

Venue: Chattogram

Date: 1st February 2022

Time: 17:00 PM, IST

Weather Report

The weather forecast for the evening is cool, with temperatures in the middle to low 20s. The Chattogram Challengers Vs Fortune Barishal fixture is unlikely to have any rain interruption, and the cool evening could help batters find some assistance.

Pitch Report

The Chattogram Challengers Vs Fortune Barishal fixture is the second in the day, and the surface could see considerable wear and tear through the game. Bangladesh surfaces are generally slow, and the nature of the used surface could help spinners, resulting in a game providing middling scores.

Chattogram Challengers Vs Fortune Barishal, Predicted XIs

Chattogram Challengers: Will Jacks, Kennar Lewis (wk), Sabbir Rahman, Afif Hossain, Naeem Islam (c), Benny Howell, Shoriful Islam, Mehidy Hasan, Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Nasum Ahmed

Fortune Barishal: Ziaur Rahman, Chris Gayle, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Nurul Hasan (wk), Shakib Al Hasan (c), Towhid Hridoy, Dwayne Bravo, Irfan Sukkur, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Shafiqul Islam

Players To Watch out For

Mehidy Hasan Miraj

There are some reports regarding an issue regarding Mehidy Hasan Miraj’s removal as captain. Despite the report, Miraj is stated to play for the team. With a lot of attention around him and the issue of the field, the spinner will want to make heads turn in the upcoming game with a strong showing with the ball. He is a vital member of the side, and can provide key breakthroughs early on with his new ball spin exploits.

Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan enjoyed one of his better all-round performances of the season in the previous fixture. When he is on song, he can create a strong impact in either departments of the game, and the previous fixture saw him score runs quickly, while choking oppositions with the ball.

Team News

Despite issues and conflicts regarding Mehidy Hasan’s captaincy, the spinner is going to continue, although not as a leader.

Fortune Barishal decided to do something funky in their previous fixture with Dwayne Bravo opening. The move didn’t work as expected, and Bravo may find himself back down the order, unless Barishal decide to make Bravo opening a plan, and keep him at the top.

Chattogram Challengers Vs Fortune Barishal, Match Tips

Going by Shakib’s recent performance and the big names present in Fortune Barishal, Barishal has a strong chance of winning the upcoming fixture. They have some robust impact players, and if one of them go well Barishal will be ahead in the game, leaving a lot to do for Chattogram.