KNT vs SSR Match Preview

For Khulna Tigers, Andy Balbirnie and Tamim Iqbal will open the innings in all probability. Their skipper Shai Hops will bat in the number 3 slot. He is the backbone of this batting order. The middle order for Khulna Tigers will be in hands of Yasir Ali Chowdhury and Mahmudul Hasan Joy. The Khulna Tigers will be led by Yasir Ali. Captain Shai Hope will also be doing duties as the wicket-keeper for Khulna. The spin bowling department for Khulna will be led by Nasum Ahmed. The fast-bowling attack for Khulna Tigers will be led by Paul van Meekeren and Shafiqul Islam.

The Sylhet Strikers' innings will be opened by Tawhid Hridoy and Najmul Hossain Shanto. Najmul Hossain Shanto is one of the leading batters in the competition. Tawhid Hridoy was in great touch in the last game. The number 3 slot in the batting order for Sylhet will be handled by Zakir Hasan. He will hold the innings together for his team. The Sylhet middle order will be in the hands of players such as Tom Moores and Mushfiqur Rahim. The Sylhet Strikers team will be led by Mushfiqur Rahim and he will also don the gloves as a wicketkeeper. The fast-bowling responsibilities are in the hands of Rubel Hossain and Rejaur Rahman Raja.

The batting charts for Sylhet Strikers are being led by Towhid Hridoy and Najmul Hossain Shanto. In the 9 matches for Sylhet, Towhid Hridoy has scored 373 runs with the highest score of 85 not out. He is averaging 53.28 and has a strike rate of 149.20. He has hit as many as 5 fifties in the competition. Najmul Hossain Shanto has scored 371 runs in 11 innings with a top score of 89 runs. He is averaging 41.22 and is currently scoring at a strike rate of 111.41. He has hit 3 fifties so far in the tournament.

Tamim Iqbal is leading the batting charts for Khulna Tigers with 302 runs from 10 matches. He has scored these runs with an average of 32.66 and a strike rate of 138.67. He has hit 2 fifties in the process. Azam Khan has scored 226 runs from 9 matches with an average of 45.20 and a strike rate of 159.15. He has hit a hundred in the competition and will be keen to add more big scores to his kitty. Yasir Ali has scored 201 runs from 10 matches with an average of 33.50 and a strike rate of 129.67.

Weather Report

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.

Pitch Report

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.

Notable stats

Khulna Tigers lead the recent head-to-head between the two teams.

Khulna Tigers lead the recent head-to-head between the two teams 3-1 in the last 4 matches.

Wahab Riaz has a terrific strike rate.

Wahab Riaz has a great strike rate of 12.23 at the moment with the ball. He is bowling well and has picked up 13 victims from 7 games.

Team News

There are no injury worries reported for this game so far. The entire sides will be up for selection.

KNT vs SSR Probable 11

KNT Playing 11

  • Tamim Iqbal
  • Mahmudul Hasan Joy
  • Shai Hope (C)
  • Andrew Balbirnie
  • Yasir Ali
  • Mark Deyal
  • Nahidul Islam
  • Nasum Ahmed
  • Shafiqul Islam
  • Paul van Meekeren
  • Hasan Murad

SSR Playing 11

  • Towhid Hridoy
  • Najmul Hossain Shanto
  • Tom Moores
  • Zakir Hasan (Wk)
  • Ryan Burl
  • Mushfiqur Rahim (C)
  • Thisara Perera
  • Rejaur Rahman Raja
  • Rubel Hossain
  • Nabil Samad
  • Mohammad Irfan
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

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.

Top Picks

Azam Khan: Azam Khan has done exceedingly well in the competition with 226 runs from 9 games with a strike rate of 150.15 and an average of 45.20. You can bet on him to come good in this game as well.

Mohammad Amir: Mohammad Amir has picked up 11 wickets in 9 matches with a strike rate of 19.63. He is a leading bowler in the competition for Sylhet.

Towhid Hridoy: Towhid Hridoy has scored 373 runs in the competition from 8 matches with a terrific average of 53.28 and a great strike rate of 149.20.

Najmul Hossain Shanto: Najmul Hossain Shanto has scored 328 runs so far in the tournament with an average of 36.44 and a strike rate of 112.32.

KNT vs SSR Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: M. Rahim , S. Hope (C)

Batters: T. Iqbal, N. Hossain Shanto (VC), T. Hridoy

All-rounders: T. Perera, N. Islam

Bowlers: W. Riaz, R. Hossain, M. Amir, N. Ahmed

KNT vs SSR Dream11 Prediction - OCB Team Prediction