Bangladesh Premier League, 2019 | Chittagong Vikings vs Rangpur Riders, Match 01 | CV vs RNR Who Will Win
The Big Picture
It’s the season of domestic Twenty20 Leagues. The sixth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League will kickstart with a blockbuster opening match which will see defending champions Chittagong Vikings square off against Rangpur Riders.
Both sides are studded with T20 stars from across the globe. While Chittagong Vikings- led by Mushfiqur Rahim boasts of the likes of Sikandar Raza, Luke Ronchi, Mohammad Shahzad, and the returning Mohammad Ashraful, Rangapur Riders will be led by Mashrafee Mortaza and have Chris Gayle, Alex Hales, Ravi Bopara in their ranks, making it a mouth-watering clash.
Venue:- Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Match Timings:- Saturday, January 05, 2019, 12:00 PM IST
Here’s how both teams’ might line-up-
Batsmen:- Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Shahzad, Cameron Delport
Wicket-keeper- Luke Ronchi
All-rounder- Sikandar Raza, Mohammad Ashraful, Mosaddek Hossain
Bowlers- Sunzumal Islam, Khaled Ahmed, Nayeem Hasan, Abu Jayed
Batsmen- Chris Gayle, Alex Hales
Wicket-keeper- Mohammad Mithun
All-rounder- Ravi Bopara, Farhad Raza, Nahidul Islam
Bowlers- Mashrafee Mortaza, Sheldon Cottrell, Nazmul Islam, Sohaig Gazi, Shafiul Islam
Pick more top-order batters
Both sides have a plethora of power-hitters in Shahzad, Gayle, Rahim, Hales, and Ronchi. With the Dhaka pitch expected to be a belter, picking more top-order batsmen will be prudent for your Dream11 team.
Punt on the all-rounders
All-rounders are a vital part of any T20 side, purely because of their ability to change the match with both bat and ball.
Hence, making the likes of Sikander Raza, Ashraful, Ravi Bopara as captain/vice-captain could be a masterstroke, as far as your Dream11 Grand League team is concerned.
Team 03 & 04
Predict the winner
Both sides boast of a formidable line-up that can beat any team on a given day. Hence, pick the maximum number of players from the team that you think will win tomorrow.
Rangpur Riders win
Disclaimer:- This CV vs RNR Dream11 prediction is high-risk but may you reap rewards if some assumptions come off.