The primary eliminator of the 2016 Bangladesh Premier League T20 rivalry will be played between the Chittagong Vikings and the Rajshahi Kings. The two groups will challenge on Tuesday, December 6 at the Shere Bangla Stadium in Dhaka.
They played their first season a year ago and went ahead to lift the trophy under the captaincy of Mashrafe Mortaza. The group will be driven by a similar man this year too and will hope to pack their second title in succession. Mashrafe Mortaza, Jason Holder, Sohail Tanvir and Imad Wasim will be the key players.
They have been the best of the considerable number of groups so far with title wins in the initial two seasons. Shakib Al Hasan will lead the side this year and separated from him, Kumar Sangakkara, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Russell and Mahela Jayawardene will be the players to keep an eye out for.
Shahid Afridi is set to lead the group who played their first season in the 2013 release. They completed fifth in that release and met all requirements for the playoffs a year ago. Shahid Afridi, Babar Azam, Rubel Hossain and Sharjeel Khan will be the key players.
Hard-hitters like Tamim Iqbal, Chris Gayle and Anamul Haque, who have been in great frame with the bat, couldn’t fire in the amusement against Raj Kings in the last excursion; Shoaib Malik battled a solitary fight, scoring an unbeaten 67 off 54 to help them post 111 runs batting first. Be that as it may, the bowlers had a tough move to outsmart the resistance guarding the low aggregate, and notwithstanding an amazing 2-9 by Saqlain Sajib, they lost the match by 6 wickets.
BPL Eliminator Prediction: Chittagong Vikings v Rajshahi Kings Dec 6, 2016
Chittagong Vikings to win
In the past diversion against Dynamites as well, notwithstanding Tamim Iqbal, who posted a wonderful 74 off 59, and Malik who scored 33 runs, the others given way like a pack of cards batting first. The bowlers had an intense time safeguarding 134 keeps running against the hard-hitting restriction and lost the match by 6 wickets. Spinners Saqlain Sajib, Mohammad Nabi and Shoaib Malik have been reliably taking wickets and they give great profundity to the assault; speedsters Taskin Ahmed, Imran Khan and Subashis Roy can attempt to smother the Kings in the up and coming diversion.
Youthful spinner Afif Hossain made T20 history in his presentation diversion against Vikings, as he took 5-21 in his 4-over spell to obliterate the rivals and smother them at 111. He is unquestionably a dangerous arms stockpile for the group, and the Kings will attempt to strategize well against Vikings again with other in-frame bowlers like Kesrick Williams, Farhad Reza, Mehedi Hasan, Nazmul Islam and Samit Patel. In the last amusement against Vikings, the batsmen had a simple pursue of 112 runs, which was struck down solidly because of Franklin’s unbeaten 63 off only 27 conveyances.