Chattogram Challengers Vs Khulna Tigers is the ninth fixture in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League. Both sides have already faced each other in a high-scoring encounter which saw Chattogram making 190 runs, and winning by 25 runs. Both sides possess strong batting line-ups and have made some big scores in the tournament. Khulna further have shown their ability to handle pressure as they chased a 180+ score earlier in the tournament. Chattogram are first on the points table and are the only side with four points. A win will consolidate their position at the top while a loss will allow Khulna to join them on four points.
Match: Chattogram Challengers Vs Khulna Tigers
Date: January 28, 2022
Time: 13:00 PM IST.
The weather report for tomorrow shows clear skies with cool weather and some cloud cover occasionally. There is no rain on the forecast and the weather is expected to remain the same throughout the day.
The fixture of Chattogram Challengers Vs Khulna Tigers will be the first game hosted by Chattogram in the tournament and the surface will be fresh. The nature of Bangladesh surfaces are to be a touch slow and low, but the freshness of the surface may aid the batters slightly, giving an advantage to the side chasing.
Chattogram Challengers Vs Khulna Tigers Predicted Playing 11
Chattogram Challengers: Kennar Lewis( wk ), Will Jacks, Afif Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraj (c), Benny Howell, Shamin Hossain, Naeem Islam, Nasum Ahmed, Mukidul Islam, Shoriful Islam
Khulna Tigers: Tanzid Hasan, Andre Fletcher, Rony Talukdar, Mushfiqur Rahim (c,wk), Yasir Ali, Thisara Perera, Mahedi Hasan, Farhad Reza, Shorawordi Shuvo, Kamrul Islam, Naveen-Ul-Haq
Rahim is another player who has defined Bangladesh Cricket. Facing a tough task the other night, Rahim couldn’t help his team get over the line, and the captain will want to make amends as soon as possible. With an opportunity to get back against the same opponents quickly, Rahim, being the feisty character he is will look to fight hard and bring a win to his side.
In the previous fixture against Khulna, Benny Howell came in and made a quick cameo, which proved to be the difference between a good score and a match-winning one. He has the potential to be a strong finisher for Chattogram and has a great chance to build on the momentum achieved as he is playing the same side.
Both sides displayed decent performance with the bat, and are likely to maintain the same elevens, despite the difference in fortunes.
Chattogram Challengers Vs Khulna Tigers Match Tips
Khulna and Chattogram are decently placed in the points table and come in after a decent match against each other. With Chattogram winning the previous fixture the momentum should be with them. However, the experience in the Khulna camp makes them favorites as they look to bounce back after a tough loss.