26th match of ongoing Bangladesh Premier League is going to be played between Chittagong Vikings and Sylhet Sixers at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium, which is situated in Chittagong. The game is about to begin at 7:00 PM on 24th November 2017.
Showcasing excellent performance in the initial phase of the tournament, Sylhet Sixers won three matches in sequence. After achieving conquest in three consecutive games, the team’s performance declined in further matches. Led by Bangladeshi cricketer Nasir Hossain, Sylhet Sixers lost next four matches and witnessed massive drop in its rank in BPL points table.
Playing 8 matches, Sylhet Sixers won 3 and lost 4. The team earned 7 points from three victories and acquired fourth rank in BPL standings. Presently, the team’s net run rate is -0.672. On other side, Chittagong Vikings exhibited the dullest performance in this edition of Bangladesh Premier League. Playing six matches, the team lost five games and managed to win only one.
Earning 2 points from the one conquest, Chittagong’s team bagged seventh rank in the point table. Current net run rate of the team is -0.638. Today’s game is more important for Chittagong Vikings. The team will not only have to win the remaining matches but also has to improve its net run rate by growing the overall performance.
In order to maintain safe position in top four contenders in BPL 2017 point table, Sylhet Sixers too also need to gain victories in upcoming games. Conquests in those games will help the team also in increasing its overall net run rate. Let’s see how both teams give put their best efforts to show progress in the final phase of the league.