COV vs RAN: Comilla Victorians will lock horns against Rangpur Riders in Match 2 of the BPL, 2023 on Friday, January 6, 2023, at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka.
Comilla Victorians will kick start their title defence against Rangpur Riders. They defeated Fortune Barishal by just one run to lift the title in the last edition of the Bangladesh Premier League.
Litton Das will be leading the Victorians this year while the likes of Brandon King, Tanvir Islam, Mohammad Nabi, and Mustafizur Rahman will hold the impetus for them.
As for Rangpur Riders, they were not a part of the tournament last season. They won the BPL title in 2017 under the leadership of Mashrafe Mortaza. This year, Nurul Hasan will be leading the side.
They have signed a few experienced T20 campaigners like Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Nawaz, Sikandar Raza and Haris Rauf. However, only Malik will be available for the entire season.
Two Sri Lankan players namely, Pathum Nissanka and Jeffery Vandersay are also a part of the Riders. However, they will be available for the selection only after the completion of the ongoing series against India.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 2 of the Bangladesh Premier League, 2023 between Comilla Victorians and Rangpur Riders
COV vs RAN Match Details
- Match: Comilla Victorians vs Rangpur Riders, Match 2
- Date: Friday, January 6, 2023
- Time: 6:30 PM (IST) | 1:00 AM (GMT) | 7:00 PM (Local)
- Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka
COV vs RAN Pitch Report
The Bangladesh players will be well aware of the conditions at Dhaka and they just need to play according to the situation. Spinners will be the key here and whoever wins the toss should look to bowl first.
COV vs RAN Pitch Stats For Match 2 of BPL 2023
Stats based on the previous five matches —
- Average First Innings Score: 163
- Average Total Score: 161
- Team Batting First Won: 3
- Team Bowling First Won: 2
- Draw/No Result/Abandoned: 0
COV vs RAN Probable Playing XI For Match 2 of BPL 2023
Comilla Victorians Playing XI
Liton Das (C), Mukidul Islam, Mohammad Nabi, Brandon King, Imrul Kayes, Shykat Ali, Mustafizur Rahman, Tanvir Islam, SC Williams, Jaker Ali, M Hossain.
Rangpur Riders Playing XI
Nurul Hasan (C & WK), Ripon Mondol, Rony Talukdar, Mahedi Hasan, Shoaib Malik, Naeem Sheikh, Rakibul Hasan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Sikandar Raza, Shamim Hossain, Hasan Mahmud.
Comilla Victorians & Rangpur Riders Form in Last 5 Matches
COV vs RAN Head-to-Head Records
- Matches Played: 11
- Comilla Victorians Won: 6
- Rangpur Riders Won: 5
COV vs RAN Captaincy Picks For Match 2 of BPL 2023
- Sikandar Raza
- Dawid Malan
- Benny Howell
COV vs RAN Dream11 Prediction – Fantasy Team For Match 2 of BPL 2023
COV vs RAN Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Nurul Hasan
- Batters: Shoaib Malik, Liton Das, Dawid Malan
- All-Rounders: Mohammad Nabi, Sikandar Raza, Benny Howell
- Bowlers: Rakibul Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Fazalhaq Farooqi
- Captain: Sikandar Raza
- Vice-Captain: Dawid Malan
COV vs RAN Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Nurul Hasan
- Batters: Shoaib Malik, Liton Das, Brandon King
- All-Rounders: Mohammad Nabi, Benny Howell, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Nawaz
- Bowlers: Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Jeffrey Vandersay
- Captain: Brandon King
- Vice-Captain: Shoaib Malik
COV vs RAN – Who will win the match? (Probable Winner)
Comilla Victorians are expected to win this match.
COV vs RAN – Match 2 of BPL 2023, Live Broadcast & Online Streaming Details, Where to Watch in India?
- Live Streaming: SonyLIV
- Broadcast: Sony Sports Network
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.