Rangpur Riders are ready to face Sylhet Sixers in the match 21 of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in Sylhet on Saturday. The game is an important one for both teams, who are currently placed in the lower half of the league table and will need a win to keep their hopes alive of progressing to the next stage. The game will be a repeat of the match played on January 16 at the same venue, where Sixers came out on top by 27 runs margin.
For the Saturday's match, Riders will be depending on the likes of Alex Hales, Rilee Rossouw and Chris Gayle to score bulk of the runs, whereas in the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of captain Mashrafe Mortaza, Sohag Gazi and Shafiul Islam to provide timely breakthroughs.
On the other hand, Sixers have received a great boost after captain David Warner stayed with the team despite news of him facing a surgery on his elbow. Therefore, in the batting department, the team will be relying on the likes of Liton Das, Warner, Sabbir Rahman and Nicholas Pooran to score bulk of the runs, whereas in the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Sohail Tanvir, Taskin Ahmed and Sandeep Lamichhane to provide timely breakthroughs.
Rilee Rossouw – 9 Cr
First in the list of key players features Rangpur Riders' Rilee Rossouw. The left-hander is having a fantastic tournament with the bat in hand and is the