Rangpur Riders and Rajshahi Kings are all set to confront in the second match of ongoing Bangladesh Premier League tournament. The match is going to be played on November 4 at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, which is situated in Sylhet.
According to the local time in Bangladesh, the match is slated to begin at 7:00 PM. Team Rajshahi Kings will be led by Caribbean cricketer Darren Sammy while Bangladeshi cricketer Mashrafe Mortaza will captain Rangpur Riders in the 2nd game of BPL 2017.
If the performances of both teams in previous seasons in compared, Rajshahi Kings has performed comparatively better than Rangpur Riders. Team Rajshahi Kings won 6 matches and faced defeats in six games in third season of Bangladesh Premier League.
Earning 12 points from the six victories, Rajshahi Kings managed to get entry into the qualifiers’ matches. The team secured fourth rank in BPL points table. Winning the eliminator’s match as well as the 2nd qualifier game, the team entered into final match of the tournament.
Loosing the final match against Dhaka Dynamites in BPL 2016, the team ended up as runners-up in the league. Dhaka’s team won the game by 56 runs and clinched the title for second time in the history of Bangladesh Premier League.
In 2nd season of BPL, Rangpur Riders showcased excellent performance in the league stage matches. The team seven matches out of ten and earned 14 points from those victories. However, the team couldn’t perform well in the qualifiers’ matches.