The Match 15 in Bangladesh Premier League 2016 (BPL 2016) takes between Rangpur Riders (RR) and Barisal Bulls (BB) today, 17th November. This is the second match of the day and will be played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong. The tournament will resume after two days pause when Riders will take on Bulls. It is an important match for the teams to keep winning momentum in the tournament. Both teams have lost one matches so far so it will be exciting to see who will win this match. Meanwhile, see the Rangpur Riders vs Barisal Bulls prediction and match preview.
The match will start at 5:15 pm IST and 5.45pm local time. Sony Six channel will have live coverage in India while Bangladesh cricket viewers can watch this match between Rangpur Riders vs Barisal Bulls on Channel 9. [Bangladesh Premier League 2016 (BPL 2016) Points Table]
Riders vs Bulls Match Preview
Rangpur Riders (RR) is currently placed 4th spot in the BPL points table with two wins in three matches. They lost their last match against Dhaka Dynamites by 78 runs on 12th November. The team’s key player Shahid Afridi has done a good job for the team with bowl and Riders will hope to repeat their performance they put against Khulna Titans. The Riders’ important batsmen Soumya Sarkar’s struggling with form in the competition. Sarkar has to find his form if they have to win matches in the BPL 2016.
On the other hand, Barisal Bulls (BB) lost their first match but bounce back strongly and defeat Comilla Victorians (CV), Rajshahi Kings (RK) and Chittagong Vikings (CHV) in the last three matches they played. They will be confident after playing good cricket since the first match.
They are at the 2nd spot in the points table and win in this match may move them to the first spot if Dhaka lost their match against Vikings. The team will look to maintain consistency in upcoming matches in the league. Malan will be a key player for the team against Riders.
Rangpur Riders vs Barisal Bulls Prediction
As per our prediction, Barisal Bulls will win win the match and Dawid Malan will play once again match winning inning for Barisal Bulls.
Rangpur Riders Squad: Elias Sunny, Rubel Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Babar Azam, Richard Gleeson, Mehrab Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Mohammad Shahzad, Muktar Ali, Naeem Islam, Nasir Jamshed, Pinak Ghosh, Gidron Pope, Gihan Rupasinghe, Sachithra Senanayake, Shahbaz Chouhan, Shahid Afridi, Dasun Shanaka, Sharjeel Khan, Sohag Gazi, Soumya Sarkar, Ziaur Rahman
Barisal Bulls Squad: Abu Hider Rony, Al-Amin Hossain, Carlos Brathwaite, Joshua Cobb, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Nawaz, Monir Hossain, Dilshan Munaweera, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nadif Chowdhury, Rumman Raees, Shahriar Nafees, Shamsur Rahman, Taijul Islam, Thisara Perera,