The fifth match of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League will be played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka between the Comilla Victorians and the Chittagong Vikings. Comilla Victorians v Chittagong Vikings betting tips & predictions can be found below.
Both these sides were in action on the first match-day with Chomilla playing Dhaka Dynamites and Chittagong playing the Rangpur Riders. Both teams ended up as the losing team on the occasion. While Comilla have a rest day on Monday, Chittagong Vikings are all set to be in action against Sylhet on Monday.
Tamim Iqbal top-scored for the Vikings with 51 runs as Anamul Haque and Jeevan Mendis played important hands to help Chittagong post 187 runs batting first in their opening fixture here.
Although the Riders lost four early wickets, including that of skipper Shakib-Al-Hasan, a brilliant effort from Misbah-ul-Haq helped Rangpur to an important win. The Pakistan skipper was ably assisted by Thisara Perera and Mohammad Al-Amin in the chase.
Comilla were shot out for a paltry 110 runs in their match against the Dhaka Dynamites. Their top five batsmen failed to get on to double figures with Abul Hasan claiming three wickets on the occasion. Mahmudul Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza, and Krishmar Santokie scored some important runs towards the end to help Comilla across the 100-run margin.
Nasir Ahmed’s 44 runs from the top of the order and decent contributions from Shamsur Rahman and Kumar Sangakkara helped Dhaka pull off the chase with four balls to spare.
The Victorians need to improve their all-round game ahead of Tuesday’s match. While it is a given that the wicket was not the greatest, Comilla were not able to take full advantage with the ball despite managing to restrict their opposition to a great degree.
Chittagong need to show major improvement with the ball. Tamim would not have been happy after ending up on the losing side despite posting 187 runs on the board.
Comilla Victorians v Chittagong Vikings head to head:
This will be the first time that these two sides meet with Comilla being introduced as a new franchise this year.
Comilla Victorians v Chittagong Vikings betting tips & predictions
Chittagong Vikings to win
Tamim Iqbal to be Chittagong’s best batsman
Match starts at 2 pm local time (8 am GMT) on November 24.