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Bangladesh T20 League Match Prediction: Chattogram Challengers vs. Khulna Tigers

Another thrilling spectacle of the ongoing Bangladesh T20 League will be witnessed on 4 January 2020. In the 33rd match of the tournament, Khulna Tigers and Chattogram Challengers will battle it out at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet. The match will kick-start at 1:30 PM (IST). This clash will be an exhilarating delight for the viewers, as they will get to see a fabulous face-off between the two most successful teams of the tournament. Chattogram Challengers have been reigning the top spot until Rajshahi Royals defeated Rangpur Rangers in the last match yesterday and climbed to the first spot.

As a result, the Challengers slipped to the second position with 12 points, 6 wins and net run rate (NRR) of +0.087. The team has explosive batsmen in their squad namely, Lendl Simmons, Imrul Kayes, and Chadwick Walton, who can yield good scores. Rubel Hossain, Rayad Emrit, Nasir Hossain, and Muktar Ali have also been good with the ball in all the matches.

Khulna Tigers, on the other hand, have also maintained their sensational form so far in this season. The team now stands at third spot with 7 points, 5 wins and NRR +0.742. Their recent victory was against Sylhet Thunder and have retained their spot among the top dwellers at the points table.  With power-packed batting performances from Rilee Rossouw, Shamsur Rahman, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, and Robbie Frylinck, the Tigers can dominate the pitch. The bowling attack for the Tigers looks quite strong with the likes of Mohammad Amir, Wanindu Hasaranga, Shaiful Islam, Mehidy Hasan, and Shaidul Islam. In this match, the Tigers will fancy their chances against the Challengers.

Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at Sulhet stadium is known to be a batsmen’s abode and provides assistance to the bowlers, especially spinners as well. Posting a target above 160 will be difficult to chase on this surface. The temperature will be around 22 degree Celsius and there are 40% chances of rain during the daytime.

Head to Head


Total Matches Played

Matches Won

Matches Lost

Chattogram Challengers




Khulna Tigers




Probable Playing XI

Chattogram Challengers: Lendl Simmons, Junaid Siddique, Chadwick Walton(c), Nurul Hasan(w), Pinak Ghosh, Ryan Burl, Liam Plunkett, Rubel Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Zia-ur-Rehman

Khulna Tigers – Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rilee Rossouw, Shamsur Rahman, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Robbie Frylinck, Mehidy Hasan, Shahidul Islam, Shafiul Islam, Mohammad Amir, Tanvir Islam


Key Players

Chattogram Challengers

Lendl Simmons

Imrul Kayes

Khulna Tigers

Rilee Rossouw

Mushfiqur Rahim


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