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BPL 2019-20: Rajshahi Royals vs Sylhet Thunder Dream 11 Predictions

Published 12/12/2019, 2:22 PM EST

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In the 5th match of Bangladesh Premier League, Rajshahi Royals takes on the Sylhet Thunders on December 13th. Rajshahi Royals is coming off a huge win against Dhaka Platoon. On the other hand, Sylhet Thunder is coming off a loss against Chattogram Challengers. While Royals will be looking to continue their winning streak Sylhet Thunder will be aiming to change things around in its second outing. Here is Rajshahi Royals vs Sylhet Thunder Dream 11 Predictions.

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Match Details

The 5th match of BPL will be played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. The match is scheduled to start at 1:30 PM IST (08:00 AM GMT/2:00 PM Local).


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Rajshahi Royals

The Royals put up a clinical performance against the Dhaka Platoon in their last match. Against the vicious bowling of the Royals, Dhaka Platoons managed to score 139 runs at the expense of 9 wickets. Abu Jayed and  Alok Kapali were impressive with the ball. The Royals effortlessly chased the modest score thanks to the crucial contribution from Hazratullah Zazai, Liton Das, and Shoaib Malik. Going into the 5th match, the Royals will be a favorite for sure.

Probable Playing 11

Hazratullah Zazai, Liton Das (wk), Shoaib Malik, Andre Russell, Ravi Bopara, Afif Hossain, Alok Kapali, Abu Jayed, Taijul Islam, Farhad Reza, Minhajul Abedin Afridi

Sylhet Thunder

The Sylhet Thunder did not get the expected outcome in its first match of the tournament against Chattogram Challengers. Even with the loss, there are some positives for the team. Mohammad Mithun and Johnson Charles had good outings with the bat in the last match. Nazmul Islam and  Ebadat Hossain showed good promises with the ball. Sylhet Thunder has to improve its bowling performance to expect a different outcome than the first match.

Probable Playing 11

Johnson Charles, Rony Talukdar, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Jeevan Mendis, Mosaddek Hossain (c), Nazmul Hossain Milon, Nazmul Islam, Sohag Gazi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Krishmar Santokie, Ebadot Hossain

Weather & Pitch Condition

Fans are likely to get uninterrupted matcha s there are no forecasts for rain. The pitch at Sher-e-Bangla stadium usually favors the batsmen. However, it would be intriguing to see what roles the spinner play.

Rajshahi Royals vs Sylhet Thunder Dream 11 Predictions

Keeper –  Mohammad Mithun (C)


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Batsmen –  Hazratullah Zazai, Shoaib Malik, Johnson Charles, A Kapali, Rony Talukdar

All-Rounders – Ravi Bopara

Bowlers – Abu Jayed, Ebadot Hossain, Nazmul Islam


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Vice-Captain – Mohammad Mithun

Captain – Andre Russell

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