Sylhet, January 19, Saturday at 01:00 PM IST
After facing off Dhaka Dynamites on Friday, Sylhet Sixers will reload tomorrow to take on Rangpur Riders in their second head to head encounter. This will be the second last fixture at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet before the tournament reshifts to Dhaka. Also, this will be the last appearance of David Warner for Sixers as the skipper will fly back home. Warner encountered n elbow injury in the previous encounter and will head back to Australia on Monday.
The defending champions Rangpur Riders will be boosted with the joining the AB de Villiers. He is likely to feature against Sixers tomorrow. Riders are sitting at the fifth position with the two wins and four defeats in six encounters. Beneath them at the sixth spot are Sylhet Sixers with the same attributes but are lagging behind in net run rate.
Both the sides met on Wednesday evening with Sylhet Sixers turning out to be the winner by 27 runs after successfully defending 187 runs on the board. Put into bat first, Liton Das’ 70 f 43 deliveries at the top and skipper David Warner’s blistering 36-ball 61 powered Sixers to 187 -5 in 20 overs.
Coming to chase, Riders fell short by 27 runs and only managed 160-6 in the allotted 20 overs. Rilee Rossouw (58 off 32) was the top contributor with the bat for Riders while Mehedy Hasan Rana and Taskin Ahmed shared two wickets each for Sixers.
Rangpur Riders- L, L, L,W, W
Sylhet Sixers – W, L, L, W, L
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The probable SYS vs RNR playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper- Jaker Ali
Batsmen- David Warner (c), Sabbir Rahman, Alok Kapali, Nicholas Pooran, Liton Das
All-rounder- Afif Hossain, Nasir Hossain
Bowlers- Sandeep Lamichhane, Taskin Ahmed, Al-Amin Hossain, Mohammad Irfan
Wicketkeeper- Mohammad Mithun
Batsmen- Chris Gayle, Rilee Rossouw, Alex Hales (D: AB de Villiers)
All-rounder- Benny Howell, Mehedi Maruf
Bowlers- Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Nahidul Islam, Farhad Reza, Shafiul Islam, Sohag Gazi
Sylhet Sixers – Patrick Brown, Mohammad Irfan, Sandeep Lamichhane, David Warner, Liton Das, Ebadat Hossain, Jaker Ali, Alok Kapali, Sohail Tanvir, Nicholas Pooran, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Andre Fletcher, Nabil Samad, Gulbadin Naib, Sabbir Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Fabian Allen, Nasir Hossain, Afif Hossain, Towhid Hridoy
Rangpur Riders – Chris Gayle, Nahidul Islam, Sheldon Cottrell, Benny Howell, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mohammad Mithun (wk), Farhad Reza, Ravi Bopara, Rilee Rossouw, Shafiul Islam, Alex Hales, Sohag Gazi, Nazmul Islam, Abul Hasan, Mehedi Maruf, AB de Villiers, Sean Williams, Nadif Chowdhury, Fardeen Hasan
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Fantasy picks from Sylhet Sixers
Dawid Warner will play. Jason Roy, who comes as a replacement for Warner will feature from next game
Anyone of M Irfan, Sohail Tanvir and Wayne Parnell will play
Fantasy picks from Rangpur Riders
AB de Villiers is set to feature in this clash and most probably he will replace Alex Hales who returned for a duck in the last game
C Gyle has also not played any big innings but he is expected to retain his place
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