Who will win Dhaka Platoon vs Khulna Tigers, BPL 2020?
Dhaka Platoon and Khulna Tigers are playing for a place in the top two and the qualifier play-off in the final league phase match of the 2019-20 Bangladesh Premier League. The match takes place at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka, on January 11 and gets underway at 18:30 local time.
Dhaka’s three-match winning streak ended last time out, when they could only reach 138/9 in reply to Rangpur Riders’ 149/9. They now have seven wins and four defeats in 11 matches – an identical record to Khulna Tigers.
The Tigers, on the other hand, have won their last two matches and were in fine form last time out. Mushfiqur Rahim hit 98* from 57 balls in a total of 218/2 against Cumilla Warriors, and the Tigers claimed a 92-run win.
DHP vs KHT, BPL 2020: Where to watch/Live streaming
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DHP vs KHT Toss Prediction
Khulna Tigers lost the toss and were put in to bat first last time out but after their massive win they might look to break with tradition and bat first this time out.
DHP vs KHT Weather Report
Dhaka will be clear and sunny throughout Saturday, with the forecast for rain very minimal.
DHP vs KHT Pitch Condition
Dhaka takes some turn, but Khulna Tigers proved big scores are possible too.
Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds and match prediction for Dhaka Platoon vs Khulna Tigers, BPL 2020...
Dhaka Platoon Team News & Playing 11
DHP Team News
Dhaka Platoon were unchanged again last time out, though they did switch their batting line-up around. Given it did not pay off, they may revert to a different system this time – Asif Ali being pushed back up the order to start with.
DHP Key Players
Tamim Iqbal: Top-scored again last time out, scoring 34 to follow-up his 40 in the previous win. He now has 392 runs in total.
Asif Ali: Capable of some dangerous big hitting down the order, as he proved with his 39* from 13 balls when these teams last met. He also hit an unbeaten half-century against the Royals too.
Mahedi Hasan: Took 3-13 in the first win against Rangpur Rangers and then 1-29 last time out, as well as scoring 20 at number three.
DHP Team Form
Dhaka surged up the table with five wins in six matches but their failure to complete a double over Rangpur Rangers could prove costly. After three consecutive wins, including bowling the Rangers out for just 84 in reply to their patient 145/9 last time out.
Thisara Perera took 3-23 last time out as Rangpur this time posted 149/9, and Tamim Iqbal top-scored again in reply, but this time Dhaka fell short on 138/9.
Dhaka Platoon Predicted Playing 11
Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Mominul Haque, Ariful Haque, Asif Ali, Thisara Perera, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Hasan Mahmud
Khulna Tigers Team News & Playing 11
KHT Team News
Khulna Tigers were unchanged last time out and are unlikely to change a winning line-up after another dominant win.
KHT Key Players
Mushfiqur Rahim: His excellent batting form all season reached its peak when he hit 98* from 57 balls last time out. He scored an unbeaten 24 in the previous match too and now has 431 runs in total.
Rilee Rossouw: A rapid 24 from 11 balls last time out continued his own good form and keeps him just ahead of Rahim in the run-scoring charts. He now has 435 runs from 11 innings, having also hit 71* from 36 balls in the previous game.
Robbie Frylinck: Took 5-16 in the first win against Cumilla Warriors and then took 1-25 in the following game to move to eight wickets in his last three matches.
KHT Team Form
Back-to-back wins against Cumilla Warriors have put Khulna Tigers into the play-offs and into contention for two shots at reaching the final. Rilee Rossouw hit 71* and Robbie Frylinck took 5-16 in their first win, while Mushfiqur Rahim’s 98* set the tone for a 92-run win last time out; Khulna Tigers posted 218/2 and restricted the Warriors to 126/9 in reply.
Khulna Tigers Predicted Playing 11
Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Rilee Rossouw, Shamsur Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim (c, wk), Najibullah Zadran, Robbie Frylinck, Aminul Islam, Shahidul Islam, Mohammad Amir, Shafiul Islam
Dhaka Platoon to beat Khulna Tigers at 1.80 with Bet365.