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Bangladesh T20 League Match Prediction: Cumilla Warriors vs. Khulna Tigers

As Bangladesh T20 League is gradually arriving to a delightful end in the mid of January, the teams are bracing themselves for the ultimate battle. In the 37th fixture to be conducted on 8 January 2020, Cumilla Warriors are all set to compete against Khulna Tigers at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka. The match is slated to begin at 1 PM. This face-off is significant for the both teams are rooted to the mediocre position on the points table. While Mushfiqur Rahim-led side has come off two consecutive losses, the Warriors have emerged victorious in the previous three encounters.

Khulna Tigers are currently standing at fourth spot on the points table with 10 points, and 5 wins out of 9 matches they have played so far. Khulna Tigers has seasoned player Mushfiqur Rahim, whose epic knocks can contribute to the Tigers’ roaring victory. With the help of bowling attack from Shafiul Islam, Shahidul Islam and Mohammad Amir, Khulna Tigers can turn the fortune in their favour.

On the other hand, Cumilla Warriors have occupied fifth position, one step lower than the Tigers on the points ladder. The Warriors have earned only 10 points by winning 5 out of 10 matches they have played. To cement their position at the top half of the points table, they need to buckle up. Their bowling unit consists of some amazing players in their squad namely, Al-Amin Hossain, Sumon Kha, Soumya Sarkar and spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman. With the likes of Sabbir Rahman, David Wiese, Upul Tharanga, and Stiaan van Zyl, their formidable batting department looks ready for some impressive knocks.

Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The track seems to be on the slower side, making it difficult for batsmen to score big. To make a decent score, the teams should have big hitters who can make the most of powerplay over and play good innings.

The conditions in Dhaka would be favourable for conducting THE game as the temperature will hover around 23 degree Celsius. The weather will be partly cloudy with 10% chances of rain and 68% of humidity levels that might ruin the game.

Head to Head


Total Matches Played

Matches Won

Matches Lost

Cumilla Warriors




Khulna Tigers




Probable Playing XI

Cumilla Warriors – Upul Tharanga, Stiaan van Zyl, Soumya Sarkar (c), Sabbir Rahman, Yasir Ali, David Wiese, Mahidul Islam Ankon (wk), Abu Hider, Sunzamul Islam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain

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

Cumilla Warriors

David Wiese

Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Khulna Tigers

Rilee Rossouw

Mushfiqur Rahim


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