The Fortune Barishal (FBA) are ready to be at odds with Rangpur Riders (RAN) in the 3rd match of Bangladesh Premier League at the beautiful Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.
Rangpur Riders were 3rd in the 2023 season points table as they won eight of their twelve matches.
Fortune Barishal, on the other hand, were 4th in the points table as they won seven of their twelve matches.
They played the Eliminator match of BPL 2023, where Rangpur Riders won the match by 4 wickets.
FBA vs RAN Match Details
- Match – FBA vs RAN, 3rd Match
- Format – 20 overs
- Venue – Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
- Date & Time – January 20, 2024 & 1:00 PM
FBA vs RAN Pitch and Weather Conditions
The pitch at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur is often considered well-balanced with opportunities for both batters and bowlers. A score of around 170-180 is considered competitive on this pitch. The weather is expected to be sunny with almost no chances of rain. Temperature is expected to be around 19° Celsius.
FBA vs RAN Head-to-Head Records
Fortune Barishal and Rangpur Riders have faced each other 3 times, out of which Fortune Barishal have won 2 matches. Rangpur Riders, on the other hand, have won 1 match only.
FBA vs RAN Toss Prediction
Fortune Barishal are expected to win the toss in FBA vs RAN’s 3rd match.
FBA vs RAN Predicted Playing XI
Fortune Barishal: Saumya Sarkar (c), Paul Stirling, Fakhar Zaman, Ibrahim Zadran, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmadullah, Kamrul Islam, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Amir, Yannic Cariah
Rangpur Riders: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Brandon King, Rony Talukdar, Mahedi Hassan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Nurul Hasan, Matheesha Pathirana, Wanindu Hasaranga, Hasan Mahmud, Ishanullah
FBA vs RAN Probable Best Performers
Top Batter: Brandon King (RAN)
Brandon King is one of the best T20 players for West Indies. He has smashed 1092 runs in 45 T20I matches at a striker rate of around 132.
His ability to play aggressively in the top order makes him the best batter pick for today’s FBA vs RAN match.
He has a very good experience of playing on Bangladesh pitches. He also plays both pace and spin bowling very well.
Top Bowler: Mohammad Amir (FBA)
Mohammad Amir is no longer into international cricket, but whenever he plays franchise cricket he has shown his caliber.
He has taken 59 wickets in 50 T20I matches at an economy rate of around 7.
Hasan Mahmud and Matheesha Pathirana are other two good bowler picks for today’s nail-biting match.
Top All-Rounder: Shakib Al Hasan (RAN)
With so many good all-rounder options in today’s match, choosing one is always difficult. But if one has to be chosen, then Shakib Al Hasan is no doubt the best option.
He is the key player in the Rangpur Riders squad and his performance is necessary for the team to win this year’s trophy.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Wanindu Hasaranga are other good all-rounders for today’s match. They are expected to use the turn that is present on Bangladesh’s spinning pitches.
FBA vs RAN Best Betting Odds Comparison
|FBA vs RAN , Bangladesh Premier League 2024, 3rd Match, Betting Sites
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|Rangpur Riders (Odds)
FBA vs RAN Who will win?
Rangpur Riders are expected to win the 3rd match since they have a better squad. They are likely to crush Fortune Barishal like they did in the last head-to-head match.