RAR vs SYL Dream11 : Rajshahi Royals vs Sylhet Thunder Match Preview, Best Dream 11 Team, Probable Playing 11 and Pivotal Player details.
The 7th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League has commenced amidst controversies three days ago and when we are already done with 4 matches in the tournament so far. It will be Rajshahi Royals who will take on the Sylhet Thunder in the 5th match of the competition. The Royals got off to a perfect start the other day defeating Dhaka Platoon in their tournament opener. The bowling performance for Rajshahi was pretty impressive as they managed to restrict the opposition to a below-par score.
With the bat, it was Hazrtullah Zazai and Liton Das who did the bulk of the scoring and made light work of the run chase. On the contrary, Sylhet Thunder lost their opening match despite a sensational knock from the blade of Mohammad Mithun. Their bowlers didn’t manage to defend a score of 163. It will be a battle between two evenly matched teams and it will be interesting to see how they come up with the goods in the 5th match of the competition.
Pitch Conditions and Toss
It has been a sporting wicket Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. The spinners get good assistance from this surface. The pitch starts offering more assistance to spinners especially in the latter part of the innings. However, the batsmen shouldn’t get bogged down as some big scores have been registered in international matches. The team winning the toss might be opted to field given the tradition of the surface in international matches.
Probable Playing XI
Hazratullah Zazai, Liton Das (wk), Shoaib Malik, Andre Russell, Ravi Bopara, Afif Hossain, Alok Kapali, Abu Jayed, Taijul Islam, Farhad Reza, Minhajul Abedin Afridi
Johnson Charles, Rony Talukdar, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Jeevan Mendis, Mosaddek Hossain (c), Nazmul Hossain Milon, Nazmul Islam, Sohag Gazi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Krishmar Santokie, Ebadot Hossain
Bangladesh Premier League 2019
Match 5: Rajshahi Royals vs Sylhet Thunder
Date and Time: 13th December 2019 Friday- 1:30 PM IST
Venue: Sher-e- Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka
Hazratullah Zazai, Liton Das, Andre Russell, Shoaib Malik
Johnson Charles, Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Nazmul Islam
Top 4 batting order
Hazratullah Zazai, Liton Das, Shoaib Malik, Andre Russell
Johnson Charles, Rony Talukdar, Mohammad Mithun, Jeevan Mendis
Hazratullah Zazai, Andre Russell
Johnson Charles, Mohammad Mithun
Death over bowlers
Abu Jayed, Minhajul Abedin Afridi
Krishmar Santokie, Ebadot Hossain
RAR vs SYL Dream11 Wicket-keepers
Mohammad Mithun will be the first player in this category. He is an impressive young batsman who began the tournament with a classy 84 against the Chattogram Challengers. He looked in a great rhythm and will look to replicate the knock against Rajshahi Royals.
The 2nd pick in this segment will be Liton Das. He is a supremely talented batsman and is a terrific timer of the ball. Liton started off the tournament with a fluent 39 against the Dhaka Platoon.
RAR vs SYL Dream11 Batsmen
Johnson Charles is a powerful striker of the ball and will be our 1st pick in the batsmen category. Hee started off the tournament with a quickfire 35 against Chattogram Challengers. Given his power-hitting abilities, Charles should be an automatic pick in the dream XI team.
Hazratullah Zazai will be our next pick. The southpaw blazed his way to a classy knock of 56 against Dhaka Platoon and will b looking for much of the same later today. Given his supreme hitting abilities, Zazai should be in your dream XI team.
The experienced Shoaib Malik will be our next pick in this category. He has been a great servant of the game over the years and will give you some vital runs on most occasions.
Nazmul Hossain Milon will be the last pick in the batsman category. He is an impressive young batsman and will look to make an impact later today.
RAR vs SYL Dream11 Al-rounders
You should be very courageous to leave out Andre Russell from your dream XI team. He is a champion all-round player in this format and has the ability to change the complexion of a game within a blink of an eye. Russell is a must in any dream XI team irrespective of his form.
Ravi Bopara will be the 2nd pick in this category. Over the years, he has been a brilliant limited-overs player for England and given his all-round experience, Bopara should be in the dream XI team.
RAR vs SYL Dream 11 Bowlers
Abu Jayed will be the first pick in this segment. Jayed looked in good rhythm during the two-match Test series against India and started off this tournament with a couple of wickets.
Nazmul Islam will be the next pick in this category. The slow left-arm spinner bagged a couple of crucial wickets in their tournament opener and will look to continue the good work.
Farhad Raza will be the last pick in our dream XI team. He looked in good rhythm during the tournament opener and bagged a wicket for just 14 runs.
Captain and Vice-captain
Andre Russell will be the captain for the day while Mohammad Mithun will be the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.