BPL 2019, Final: Comilla Victorians vs Dhaka Dynamites: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update
A tough decision to make in Fantasy in the all-rounders' section.
Published - Feb 7, 2019 9:29 pm
Updated - Feb 8, 2019 10:06 am
After 45 games of cricket in the sixth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), it all boils down to the final that will be played between Comilla Victorians and the Dhaka Dynamites. The Victorians entered into the final first by winning the Qualifier-1 against the Rangpur Riders. However, the Dhaka franchise had to take the longer route to reach this stage.
The team won the Eliminator against the Chittagong Vikings. They followed this up with another win against the Riders in the Qualifier-2 to enter into the last game of the tournament. With three consecutive wins under their belt and the support of the home crowd, the Dynamites will enter into the final as a confident unit. There isn’t much that separates both these teams and it should be an interesting game.
The Final of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2019 will be played between Dhaka Dynamites and Comilla Victorians at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.
The match starts at 7:00 PM local time (1:00 PM GMT) (6:30 PM IST).
This game will be telecasted live on D Sport in India.
Chasing is preferred at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. The venue has witnessed mediocre scores in the last few games. The predicted increasing level of humidity as the match progresses might quicken up the pitch in the second innings.
Average first innings score: 149 (Last four night T20 matches)
Record of chasing: Won – 3, Loss – 1
Upul Tharanga, Sunil Narine, Rony Talukdar, Shakib Al Hasan (C), Nurul Hasan (WK), Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard, Shuvagata Hom, Qazi Onik, Mohammad Naim/Mahmudul Hasan, Rubel Hossain.
Bench – Heino Kuhn, Hazratullah Zazai, Darwish Rasooli, Andrew Birch, Mohor Sheikh, Mizanur Rahman, Shahadat Hossain, Ian Bell, Aliss Islam, Rovman Powell, Asif Hasan.
Tamim Iqbal, Evin Lewis, Anamul Haque (wk), Imrul Kayes (C), Shamsur Rahman, Shahid Afridi, Thisara Perera, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Saifuddin, Sanjit Saha, Mahedi Hasan.
Bench – Abu Hider Rony, Aamer Yamin, Ziaur Rahman, Liam Dawson, Mosharraf Hossain, Mohammad Shahid.
Injury and Availability Updates:
(Will be added when there is an update)
Dhaka Dynamites left-arm pacer Qazi Onik played four matches in the 2019 edition of BPL. He picked up four wickets in these games and registered figures of 3-0-21-2 in the 2nd qualifier against Rangpur. He could be a good addition to your fantasy team.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
First preference – Shakib Al Hasan, Upul Tharanga, Sunil Narine
Vice-captain options – Tamim Iqbal, Shahid Afridi, Evin Lewis
Alternatives – Andre Russell, Thisara Perera, Rony Talukdar
Playing XI #1 for Head to Head/Small Leagues:
Keeper – Anamul Haque
Batsmen – Evin Lewis, Shamsur Rahman, Upul Tharanga (VC), Rony Talukdar
All-Rounders – Shahid Afridi, Shakib Al Hasan (C), Sunil Narine
Bowlers – Mahedi Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Shuvagata Hom
Playing XI #2 for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Nurul Hasan
Batsmen – Tamim Iqbal (VC), Shamsur Rahman, Upul Tharanga, Rony Talukdar
All-Rounders – Shahid Afridi, Sunil Narine (C), Andre Russell
Bowlers – Mohammad Saifuddin, Mahedi Hasan, Shuvagata Hom
Picks in all-rounders category:
Best picks – Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Narine
Safe Picks – Thisara Perera, Shahid Afridi
Risky picks – Andre Russell, Liam Dawson
The prediction is that the team batting second will win the match.
*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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