CV vs RR BPL Prediction 10 Feb 2023
Bangladesh Premier League
- Date: 2023-02-10
- Start Time: 14:30
- Location: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
- Tournament: Bangladesh Premier League 2023
- Format: Bangladesh Premier League
- Prediction By: Malcolm Richards
The Comilla Victorians (COV) will clash against the in-form Rangpur Riders (RAN) in the 41st match of the Bangladesh Premier League 2023 at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Friday. It is going to be a crucial game as it might also decide which teams qualify for the playoff round.
- The Rangpur Riders have collected 16 points so far with 8 wins from 11 games, while the Victorians are also on the same amount of points.
- Comilla Victorians registered an easy 5-wicket win against Fortune Barishal in their last game and the Riders also picked up a 7-wicket win against the Chattogram Challengers.
- Since it’s 2nd versus 3rd in the points table, the game is going to be exciting.
CV vs RR – BPL – Venue Details
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Date: 10th February 2023
Time: 14:30 (local), 13:30 (IST)
CV vs RR – BPL – Team Previews
The Rangpur Riders are coming into this game with a winning streak. They have been unstoppable, having won their last six games, including a dominant seven-wicket victory over the Chattogram Challengers in their most recent match. The duo of Haris Rauf from Pakistan and Rahmanullah Gurbaz from Afghanistan were key contributors to the easy win, showcasing their skills on the field.
Rauf was a force to be reckoned with, using his raw pace to claim 2 wickets for 14 runs, limiting Chattogram to 132/8. Gurbaz, making his debut this season, made an immediate impact, scoring a quick-fire 30-ball 46, leading Rangpur to a comfortable victory with 135/3 in just 16 overs.
With their impressive performance against the Chattogram Challengers, the Rangpur Riders have positioned themselves as strong contenders for a top-two finish in the Bangladesh Premier League group phase.
In their previous encounter, the Rangpur Riders triumphed over the Comilla Victorians with a 34-run victory in the second match of the BPL 2023. The Riders put up an impressive 176 runs on the board and the Victorians were unable to keep up, scoring 142 runs in response. Rony Talukdar of the Rangpur Riders was named player of the match for his dazzling 67 runs off just 31 deliveries.
In their last game, the Comilla Victorians secured a vital five-wicket win against Fortune Barishal thanks to Andre Russell’s explosive 30 not out. The Victorians successfully chased down a target of 122 runs despite a slow start on the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium pitch. Mukidul Islam was the standout performer for the Victorians, taking 5-23 in 3.1 overs to earn the Player-of-the-Match award.
With the tournament reaching it’s business end, every win is crucial, especially for these two teams, who are battling it out at the top of the table.
CV vs RR – BPL – Probable playing XI
Comilla Victorians: Jaker Ali Anik, Mohammad Rizwan, Litton Das, Tanvir Islam, Imrul Kayes, Mosaddek Hossain, Khushdil Shah, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Mukidul Islan, Mustafizur Rahman
Rangpur Riders: Mohammad Naim, Rony Talukdar, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Nurul Hasan, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Shamim Hossain, Azmatullah Omarzai, Hasan Mahmud, Rakibul Hasan, Ripon Mondol, Haris Rauf
CV vs RR – BPL – Pitch Report and Toss Prediction
At the Shere Bangla National Stadium, the playing surface tends to favor bowlers with a historical average first innings score of 135. In recent matches, bowlers have had a significant impact on the game, as teams have struggled to surpass the average run mark in their last four games at this venue. Clear skies will greet the players at the stadium with no chance of rain.
CV vs RR – Match Prediction
The two teams are entering the competition with numerous victories under their belts. When comparing their head-to-head performance this season, the Riders have the advantage of having won the first leg, which boosts their confidence. Despite this, the Victorians, led by Imrul Kayes, have the advantage of experience, giving them a slight upper hand over the Riders. Based on these factors, it’s likely that the Victorians will come out on top and win the contest.