Chittagong Vikings and Khulna Titans are ready to clash in the 11th match of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in Dhaka on Saturday. The game is an important one for the visitors as they are the only team in the tournament who are yet to open their account.
In the previous match, Titans registered a seven-wicket defeat while playing against Rajshahi Kings in Dhaka on Wednesday. In the batting department, the team will be relying on the likes of Paul Stirling, captain Mahmudullah and Dawid Malan to score bulk of the runs, whereas in the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Taijul Islam, David Wiese and Shariful Islam to provide timely breakthroughs.
On the other hand, the home side will also enter the contest in search of answers after facing a five-run defeat in their previous match against Sylhet Sixers at the same venue where the next match will be played. In the batting department, Vikings will be depending on the likes of Mohammad Shahzad, Cameron Delport and Mushfiqur Rahim to score bulk of the runs, whereas in the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Robbie Frylinck, Nayeem Hasan and Mosaddek Hossain to provide timely breakthroughs. In the previous four meetings between both teams, Titans have a much better record as they registered three wins, whereas Vikings only managed to win one match.
Sikandar Raza – 9 Cr
First in the list of key players features Chittagong Vikings' Sikandar Raza.