KNT vs SSR Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Feb 08, 2023
Tournament: Bangladesh Premier League 2023.
Date: February 08, 2023.
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
In the 39th game of the Bangladesh Premier League for 2023 hosts Khulna Tigers will take on Sylhet Strikers later tomorrow. This match will be played at the venue of Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka in Bangladesh. Read the betting tips, match prediction, best betting apps, and pitch report on the Onlinecricketbettng website. In their last game, Khulna Tigers had to endure a 37-run defeat at the hands of Fortune Barishal. The Khulna Tigers skipper Shai Hope will be expecting his side put up a good showing in this encounter. Sylhet Strikers, on the other hand, had to suffer a solid beating at the hands of Rangpur Riders. Their captain Nurul Hasan would be hoping that his team can make a good comeback in the tournament. In one of the earlier matches in the competition between these two teams, Sylhet Strikers clinched a 31-run win over Khulna Tigers.
KNT vs SSR Team Previews
As far as the batting department for Khulna Tigers is concerned, they will depend on the likes of Shai Hope, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Yasir Ali, Andrew Balbirnie, and Tamim Iqbal to score most of the runs for the team. In their last game, Yasir Ali batted well for the Khulna Tigers outfit and finished their innings as their top run-getter. He scored 60 runs from 38 balls with 3 sixes and 5 fours. He was well-aided by the Khulna skipper Shai Hope. Shai Hope chipped in with 37 runs from 24 balls with 1 six and 4 fours.
The Khulna Tigers bowling department will be handled by players such as Nasum Ahmed, Paul van Meekeren, Hasan Murad, Shafiqul Islam, and Nahidul Islam for proving vital breakthroughs in the match. The off-spinner Nahidul Islam in particular has done a great job for his side picking up 10 wickets in the competition so far at an economy rate of 7.17. The Khulna Tigers team played their last game against Fortune Barishal led by Shakib Al Hasan. Batting first Fortune Barishal scored 194 runs for the loss of 5 wickets.
The Khulna Tigers replied to the score with 157 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. They never looked like getting to the target throughout the chase. The pick of the bowlers for Khulna Tigers was Paul van Meekeren. He picked up 3 scalps but gave away a lot of runs in the process. Nahidul Hasan was economical in his effort picking up one wicket for 26 runs from his 4 overs. Yasir Ali and Shai Hope made a valiant effort but it was all well short of the expected run rate. After these two batters got out there was little resistance from the other players.
Khulna Tigers Playing 11
Shai Hope, Munim Shahriar, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Yasir Ali , Andy Balbirne, Sabbir Rahman, Hasan Murad, Paul Van Meekeren, Nahidul Islam, Nasum Ahmed, Mohammad Saifuddin.
As far as the Sylhet Strikers batting department is concerned, the team will rely on the likes of Najmul Hossain Shanto, wicket-keeper batsman Zakir Hassan, Ryan Burl, Thisara Perera, Tom Moores, Towhid Hridoy, and their skipper Mushfiqur Rahim to do the bulk of the scoring. During the last match of Sylhet, we saw Towhid Hridoy playing a superb knock for his side. He scored 85 runs from 57 balls and was the leading run-getter for Sylhet. He smashed 13 boundaries and 2 sixes during this inning.
Hridoy was supported in his efforts by the likes of the skipper Mushfiqur Rahim who hit a good half-century from 35 balls with the help of 3 sixes and 5 fours. As far as the Sylhet Strikers bowling department is concerned the team will depend on people such as Mohammad Irfan, Thisara Perera, Rejaur Rahman, Ryan Burl, and Rubal Hossain to pick up all the vital breakthroughs. During this last encounter, Rajaur Rahman Raja and Mohammad Irfan bowled well to pick up a wicket apiece.
Sylhet Strikers played their last match against Rangpur Riders on 4th February. In this 36th game of the competition, batting first Sylhet Strikers scored 170 runs for the loss of 2 wickets. The Rangpur Riders however, made a big effort and chased down this total in 18 overs for the loss of just 2 wickets. All the Sylhet bowlers on display in this game went for a lot of runs. Just two wickets fell in the Rangpur innings with their top order making a good contribution to the total. Rangpur Riders won the toss in this game and elected to field first.
Sylhet Strikers Playing 11
Mashrafe Mortaza, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Towhid Hridoy, Zakir Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Ryan Burl, Imad Wasim, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Amir, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Rubel Hossain.
KNT vs SSR Toss Prediction
Both these teams will be keen on winning the toss in this game and taking to the field first. The record of teams chasing a target at this venue is terrific. So, the team taking to the field will be trying to restrict the opposition to a score of fewer than 155 runs. All the last 3 fixtures played at this venue have been won by the team batting second.
Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.
Pitch and Conditions
This game will be hosted at the Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka. The 39th game of the BPL 2023 is being played between Sylhet Strikers and Khulna Tigers. The pitch being prepared for this match will be a good one for batting and there will be a lot of assistance for the bowlers.
The weather during this game will be mostly sunny and we are expecting a moderate breeze during the game. The temperature during the game is likely to reach a maximum of 28 degrees and you can expect hazy sunshine with south-westerly winds of 9 km/hr during the match. There are no chances of any rain coming down during the match although we might get cloud cover.
KNT vs SSR Betting Tips
Looking at the current form of both these teams in the season Sylhet Strikers will be the favorites to record a win in this game. They have some good batters on their side who are in good form such as Najmul Hossain Shanto and Towhid Hridoy. Strikers will be hoping for a solid performance from their team during the game. We will bet with Sylhet Strikers to get a comfortable victory in this match.
Bonus Cricket Bets
Towhid Hridoy has emerged as the leading batter for his team in the competition. So, you can bet on him to score more than 21 runs in the match.
Paul Van Meekeren bowled well in the last game for Khulna despite a loss. You can bet on him to get the greatest number of wickets again in this game.
Khulna Tigers' openers have been in good touch in the competition. You can bet on them to provide another good start by scoring more than 5 runs in the first over of their innings.
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