• Monday, Nov 23, 2020
  • Last Update : 10:04 pm

Dhaka face Comilla in crucial BPL tie

  • Published at 08:52 pm January 31st, 2019
Shakib
Dhaka Dynamites captain Shakib al Hasan bowls against Comilla Victorians during their BPL match in Mirpur Tuesday Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik

Dhaka are low on confidence after losing four consecutive matches, and currently find themselves fifth with 10 points from as many games

Dhaka Dynamites will lock horns with Comilla Victorians in a crucial BPL tie at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital Friday at 2pm.

Dhaka are low on confidence after losing four consecutive matches, and currently find themselves fifth with 10 points from as many games.

In order to qualify for the playoffs, the Dynamites need to win at least one of their two remaining matches.

Chief among Dhaka’s worries heading into the important phase of the competition will be their opening stand.

Their Afghan recruit Hazratullah Zazai was off to a flying start, blasting two fifties in a row, but has failed to fire in the remaining games with four single-digit scores and a 17 against Rangpur Riders at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Monday.

His opening partner, the West Indies’ Sunil Narine, has fared little better, his 38 in the BPL opener against Rajshahi Kings still his highest score in this edition.

The Victorians on the other hand are already assured of a playoff berth.

Comilla however, have two games left in the round-robin stage, and would want to finish in the top two, which would give them a second chance in the first qualifier in the playoffs if they were to concede defeat.

They are now second with 14 points from 10 matches.

Meanwhile in the other game of the day at the same venue, Chittagong Vikings will take on Sylhet Sixers at 7pm.

Chittagong are third with 14 points from 11 games, and like the Victorians, will target a top two finish.

In contrast, Sylhet are second from bottom with eight points from 11 matches.

Out of the running for a playoff berth, the Sixers will look to end their disappointing campaign on a winning note.

65
53
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail