Rangpur Riders will face Sylhet Sixers in the 22nd match of ongoing Bangladesh Premier League. The T20 format game is going to begin at 6:00 PM on 20th November 2017. As per the schedule, the match will be played at Sher-E-Bangla national cricket stadium situated in Dhaka city, the national capital.
Till now, Sylhet Sixers has played six matches. Winning three matches in sequence, the team dominated the top position in BPL points table. After registering victories in 3 consecutive games, the team’s performance declined in further matches. Sylhet Sixers faced defeats in next three games. Presently, the team holds 3rd rank in BPL standings.
On other side, Rangpur Riders team showcased dull performance in the initial phase of this T20 cricket tournament. The cricket team played four matches and managed to win only game. Loosing three matches, Rangpur Riders earned only two points and its rank declined to bottom places in the point table.
Victory is immensely necessary for Rangpur Riders so as to jump to safe zone in the standings. In order to strengthen and maintain the rank in top four contenders, Sylhet Sixers will also need to win the game. Confrontation between the two teams is expected to entertain the audiences in stadium as both sides are going to put their best efforts to clinch victory in today’s match.
Sylhet Sixers will maintain its safe position in BPL point table only if it manages to win this match. It would be necessary for the team to win further matches so as to ensure its entry into the playoffs. Similar is the condition for Rangpur Riders which lags much behind in the race for qualifying for the playoff matches.