The thirty-first match of Bangladesh Premier League 2017 will be played between Rangpur Riders and Sylhet Sixers. The T20 match is all set to begin at 1:00 PM as per the local time in Bangladesh. Riders and Sixers are scheduled to confront in the 20 overs match on 28th November this year. The match is going to be played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Bangladesh.
Kicking off the BPL journey with on an excellent note, Sylhet Sixers won consecutive matches. In the first leg of this tournament, the team retained top position in BPL points table. With the massive decline in performance, the team’s rank came down. Loosing 5 matches in a row, Sylhet Sixers slipped to the bottom zone of BPL standings. The team presently holds fifth rank in the point table.
On other side, Rangpur Rider showcased admirable progress in the performance. Though the team faced defeats in initial games, its journey came back on the track with the victories gained by it in next matches. Winning 4 matches out of 8, Rangpur Riders earned 8 points. Led by Bangladeshi cricketer Mashrafe Mortaza, the team bagged 4th rank in the points table. Current net run rate of the team is -0.253.
In order to get qualified for the playoffs, Sylhet Sixers as well as Rangpur Riders need to win today’s match. Both teams have to perform well in the forthcoming matches as well. Victories in the upcoming cricket matches will improve their respective ranks in the BPL score table. The growth in net run rate is also of utmost significance for the teams to grab good rank in top four contenders of the league.