The world is ready to witness yet another big battle of T20 cricket. The 21st match of Bangladesh Premier League 2022 is scheduled to be played between Comilla Victorians and Fortune Barishal on Monday, 7th February 2022 at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet. We are posting safe, accurate, and secure today’s match prediction of BPL T20 free.
BPL is moving from Dhaka to Sylhet where a total of six matches will be played. The most recent two matches which were scheduled to be held in Dhaka were abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain but we are sure that we will see completed matches in Sylhet as there are fewer chances of rain.
Comilla Victorians are the top-performing team of this edition of BPL when we are writing this. They had played six matches with four wins to their name. They had lost one match while their one match ended with no result. They are leading the points table. On the other side, Fortune Barishal is the second-best performing team in this tournament. They had won four out of seven matches played. They had lost two matches while their one match ended with no result and they are situated at the second position on the table.
COMILLA VICTORIANS REVIEWS
The previous match of Comilla Victorians against Chattogram Challengers was rain-affected which was decided through the DLS method. They won with a margin of nine wickets. They won the toss and decided to field first. The performance of their bowling unit was good. They leaked 138 runs in their inning of 18 overs. Mustafizur was the most successful and highest wicket-taker from their side who picked five wickets in his four overs bowled out against 27 runs. Nahidul Islam and Tanvir Islam picked one wicket each.
The way the batting order of Comilla Victorians performed in the previous match was just outstanding. They chased the target of 139 runs in just 16.3 overs with nine wickets in hand. The skipper, Imrul Kayes was the most successful and highest run-scorer from their side who scored 81 runs on 62 deliveries with the help of six boundaries and five huge sixes. He remained not out till the chase of the target. Liton Das also performed well and scored 53 runs.
FORTUNE BARISHAL REVIEWS
Fortune Barishal had won their most recently completed match against Chattogram Challengers with a margin of 14 runs. They won the toss and decided to bat first. The performance of their batting order was not impressive. They scored 149 runs and their full team came back to the pavilion in 19.1 overs. The skipper, Shakib al Hasan was the highest run-scorer from their side who scored 50 runs. He faced 31 balls and smashed three boundaries and the same huge sixes. Shanto scored 28 runs while Chirs Gayle scored 25 runs.
Fortune Barishal won the previous match due to the best performance by their bowling department. They defended the target of 150 runs and leaked 135 runs. Mujeeb Ur Rahman was the most successful bowler from their side who picked three wickets in his four overs bowled out against just nine runs. He destroyed the top batting order of Chattogram Challengers.
COMILLA VICTORIANS VS FORTUNE BARISHAL MATCH DETAILS:
Match: Comilla Victorians vs Fortune Barishal, Match 21 BPL 2022.
Date & Time: 7th February 2022; 12:00 PM IST.
Venue: Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet.
Sylhet is set to host its first game of the tournament, so the nature of the surface isn’t known yet. However, slower bowlers have made hay while bowling at the venue. Batting second should be the way forward for the team winning the toss.
It should mostly be sunny, and there is no chance of rain on matchday. The temperature should be around the 24-degree Celsius mark. The humidity could be in the 40s.
TOP PICKS – COMILLA VICTORIANS
Imrul Kayes is the leading run-scorer for the Victorians. Kayes has made one half-century in five matches and has scored 135 runs at an average of 33.75.
Mustafizur Rahman is the most successful bowler in the tournament. The left-arm pacer has taken 11 wickets in five matches at an average of 10.54, an economy of 6.62, and a strike rate of 9.5.
TOP PICKS – FORTUNE BARISHAL
Shakib Al Hasan has been one of the best all-rounders in the tournament. With the bat, he has scored 137 runs in six matches at an average of 22.83 and a strike rate of 133. Shakib has taken ten wickets at an average of 11.2, an economy of 4.76, and a strike rate of 14.1.
Dwayne Bravo has shown why he is still rated as one of the best in T20 cricket. Bravo has scored runs at a strike rate of 116. With the ball, he has picked ten wickets at an average of 11.2, an economy of 4.76, and a strike rate of 14.1.
Barring their 50-run loss to Dhaka, the Victorians have looked clinical in the tournament. Barishal, on the contrary, has blown hot and cold. So the Victorians will go into this game as the favourites.