BRSAL vs RGR Dream11 Prediction, BPL Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 3 of BPL 2024

Witness an exciting clash as Fortune Barishal takes on Rangpur Riders in the third game of the Bangladesh Premier League 2024 at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka, on Saturday, January 20. Both teams aim to start their BPL campaign on a winning note, setting the stage for an intense battle.

Fortune Barishal, having made it to the playoffs last year, faced a narrow defeat in the eliminator against Rangpur Riders. Tamim Iqbal, leading the team, is eager to make amends. However, key players like Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Amir, and Abbas Afridi will miss this game.

Rangpur Riders concluded the league phase at the third rank in the previous season, only to bow out in the second qualifier against Sylhet Strikers. Nurul Hasan continues to lead the side, looking to build on last year’s success.

MATCH INFORMATION:

  • Fixture: Fortune Barishal vs Rangpur Riders, 3rd Match
  • Event: Bangladesh Premier League, January 20, 2024, Saturday, 1:00 PM IST
  • Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka

LIVE STREAM:

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WEATHER REPORT:

  • Stadium: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka
  • Conditions: Mist
  • Temperature: 17.0°C
  • Humidity: 82%

Also Read: Who Will Win BRSAL vs RGR 3rd T20 Match Prediction?

PROBABLE PLAYING XI:

Fortune Barisal: PR Stirling, Tamim Iqbal (C), Ibrahim Zadran, Soumya Sarkar, S Malik, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, M Saifuddin, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Rakibul Hasan

Rangpur Riders: Brandon King, Rony Talukdar, Shakib Al Hasan, Nurul Hasan (C), Azmatullah Omarzai, MJG Rippon, Mahedi Hasan, Shamim Hossain, Abu Hider, Hasan Mahmud, Ihsanullah

INJURY AND AVAILABILITY NEWS:

Fakhar Zaman (Barisal) and players like Babar Azam, Nicholas Pooran, Matheesha Pathirana, and Wanindu Hasaranga (Rangpur) will not feature in this game due to prior commitments.

PITCH REPORT:

The 22-yard strip at Shere Bangla National Stadium is expected to favor batsmen, with an average first innings score of 160. Captains winning the toss might opt to bowl first, putting pressure on the opposition. Spinners are likely to play a crucial role.

PLAYER PICKS:

CAPTAINS:

  • Shakib Al Hasan (RAN | ALL) – 9 credits
    • Leading run-scorer for Barisal in the previous edition, Shakib Al Hasan is a valuable asset both with bat and ball.
  • Tamim Iqbal (FBA | BAT) – 8.5 credits
    • Khulna’s leading run-scorer in the last season, Tamim Iqbal will be crucial in providing a strong start for Barisal.
  • Shoaib Malik (FBA | BAT) – 9 credits
    • Joining Barisal this season, Malik aims to make an impact with both bat and ball, having scored 279 runs in the previous edition.

TOP:

  • Mushfiqur Rahim (FBA | WK) – 8 credits
    • Sylhet’s success heavily relied on Mushfiqur Rahim last season, making him a consistent performer.
  • Mehidy Hasan Miraz (FBA | ALL) – 8.5 credits
    • An emerging all-rounder, Mehidy Hasan Miraz is expected to contribute significantly with both bat and ball.
  • Azmatullah Omarzai (RAN | ALL) – 8 credits
    • Rangpur’s key player, Omarzai, is a crucial all-rounder who can make an impact with both bat and ball.

BUDGET:

  • Soumya Sarkar (FBA | BAT) – 7.5 credits
    • An impressive batting all-rounder, Soumya Sarkar aims to contribute significantly to Barisal’s success.
  • Mohammad Saifuddin (FBA | BOWL) – 6.5 credits
    • A wicket-taking bowler, Saifuddin will look to better his performance from the previous season.
  • Paul Stirling (FBA | BAT) – 7.5 credits
    • An explosive opening batter, Stirling is expected to provide Barisal with a perfect start.

AVOID HAVING THESE PLAYERS:

  • Fakhar Zaman (FBA | BAT) – 7 credits
    • Fakhar Zaman will miss the initial phase of the campaign due to his commitments with the New Zealand tour.
  • Babar Azam (RAN | BAT) – 9 credits
    • Babar Azam, part of the New Zealand T20I series, will be missing the initial few BPL games.

Fantasy Cricket Team Prediction:

Head to Head:

  • Wicketkeeper: Mushfiqur Rahim, Nurul Hasan
  • Batter: Paul Stirling, Tamim Iqbal, Brandon King
  • All-Rounder: Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shoaib Malik, Azamatullah Omarzai, Shakib Al Hasan
  • Bowler: Hasan Mahmud

Mega League:

  • Wicketkeeper: Mushfiqur Rahim, Nurul Hasan
  • Batter: Paul Stirling, Tamim Iqbal, Brandon King
  • All-Rounder: Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shoaib Malik, Azamatullah Omarzai, Shakib Al Hasan
  • Bowler: Hasan Mahmud

Get ready for an exhilarating encounter as Fortune Barishal clashes with Rangpur Riders, promising a thrilling start to the BPL 2024 season at Shere Bangla National Stadium!

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