This article is about BPL Match Prediction 2023: Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders (Match 18).
The 18th match of the Bangladesh Premier League will be played between Fortune Barishal and Rangpur Riders. Fortune Barishal lost the final last year but topped the group stage matches, and they are again on the same path by winning three of their first four games. The Rangpur Riders team is third on the winning table, winning two matches and losing an equal number of games.
Therefore, we will start our BPL Match Prediction 2023: Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders (Match 18).
Date and Time: January 19, 2023, 6:30 PM IST
Weather will not be an issue for this match. There will be a clear evening without any fear of rain disturbance.
The surface changed a lot in recent days. Batters could not score runs freely, and bowlers got enough purchase from the pitch. Hence, a low-scoring thriller is our expectation as we predict in our BPL Match Prediction 2023: Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders (Match 18).
Shakib Al Hasan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim, Ibrahim Zadran, Karim Janat, Usman Qadir, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kesrick Williams, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Naveen-ul-Haq, Kusal Perera, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Ebadat Hossain, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Fazle Rabbi, Haider Ali, Chaturanga de Silva, Saif Hasan, Khaled Ahmed, Kazi Onik, Sunzamul Islam, Salman Hossain
Nurul Hasan Sohan, Shoaib Malik, Pathum Nissanka, Sikandar Raza, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz, Jeffrey Vandersay, Sheikh Mahedi Hasan, Hasan Mahmud, Naim Sheikh, Rakibul Hasan Jr, Shamim Hossain, Ripon Mondol, Azmatullah Omarzai, Aaron Jones, Rony Talukder, Parvez Hossain Emon, Alauddin Babu
BPL 2023 Performance: Fortune Barishal & Rangpur Riders
Fortune Barishal proved to be a great batting unit so far in the tournament. Barishal lost the first match, but after that, the team won all the upcoming games. Rangpur Riders won 2 and lost two matches. In their last encounter, Barishal won the match by six wickets.
Key Players of Fortune Barishal
Chaturanga de Silva and Anamul Haque opened the innings and could not play a big inning so far in the tournament. The middle order is the most vital part of the team. Shakib al Hasan and Iftikhar Ahmad are the team’s leading players in every field. They can bowl, bat and field well. Mehidy Hasan and Mahmudullah are the other significant players on the team who can do wonders with their performance. Let’s move further in BPL Match Prediction 2023: Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders (Match 18).
The young Afghani players Ibrahim Zadran also finds a good rhythm. Besides the wicket-keeper or maybe one other player, every person playing 11 can bowl. The spin bowling options are excellent, with the experience of Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmuddulah. Chaturanga de Silva, Mehidy Hasan, and Iftikhar Ahmad played a significant part in strengthening the spin bowling attack. Ebadot Hossain, Kamrul Islam, and Khaled Ahmad are three pace bowlers for the team.
Key Players of Rangpur Riders
Rangpur Riders have played with different combinations in the four matches but still finding the best 11. The openers could not perform well so far. The presence of local boy Muhammad Naim is good for the team. The middle order has Captain Shoaib Malik, the most experienced active cricketer in the world. He and Sikandar Raza bring experience and stability to the middle order. The lower order has two bright allrounders, Muhammad Nawaz and Azmatullah Omarzai, who can hit a long ball.
Our BPL 2023 Predictions: Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders article needs the bowling option to complete the predictions. Pakistani star pacer Haris Rauf has joined the team and can be a difference-maker. Rauf has Hasan Mamud, and Omarzai as his partners. Muhammad Nawaz and Sikandar Raza will lead the spin bowling attack along with Rakibul. Overall, it is a great bowling lineup.
BPL Match Prediction 2023: Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders (Match 18)
After watching the previous performance, we are going with Fortune Barishal in our BPL 2023 Predictions: Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders. Here is our percentage.
Fortune Barishal = 65%
Rangpur Riders = 35%
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