Bangladesh Premier League 2023 Sylhet Strikers vs Chattogram Challengers Match Details and Game Prediction

Jan 28, 2023

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When Sylhet Strikers take on Chattogram Challengers, they’ll be trying to find their rhythm. The Strikers won their most recent match, 92 for 9, batting first, against Rangpur Riders.

In Match No. 1, the Chattogram Challengers and the Sylhet Strikers will face off. on Saturday, January 28 of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2023. The contest will take place in Dhaka at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.

Shuvagata Hom is in charge of the Challengers, who haven’t had the best of times lately. They are sixth in the table with four points from eight matches and a net run rate of -1.009, which is worse than the Dhaka Dominators, led by Nasir Hossain.

After losing by three wickets to Fortune Barishal, the Challengers will enter the match. They scored 168 in their first innings thanks to Curtis Campher’s unbeaten 45 off 25 balls. In any case, Barishal pursued down the objective with four balls in excess.

Mashrafe Mortaza’s Strikers have slowed down a little bit. They have lost two of their last three games after winning their first five. Additionally, following Friday’s doubleheader, Fortune Barishal took their place at the top of the points table.

Chattogram Challengers Team Review

In this match, Chattogram Challengers may need Curtis Campher to change the game. In their most recent match, the Challengers reached 168 with his unbeaten 45 off 25 deliveries at number 5.

The top players of the Strikers are in trouble. The table-topper eventually finished with 92 for 9 after enduring numerous collapses.

In Sylhet, Shanto and Tom Moores are vital players who have the ability to get the team back on track. In the middle order, Mushfiqur Rahim is an experienced batter who has been run out twice in his last two games.

Mortaza, Amir, and Imad Wasim are reliable and consistent bowlers, but if the batters’ poor run of form continues, they won’t be able to lead the team to victory. The high cost of Chattogram’s bowling and the absence of wicket-takers could hurt their chances of winning here.

Mehedi Maruf took the place of Usman Khan at the top in Chattogram Challengers Preview Challengers. In the team’s most recent match against Fortune, Irfan Sukkur took wickets.

Nothing modified. In two games, the opening duo had changed twice. Khawaja Nafay took Max O’Dowd’s place in the previous match, which saw the Challengers lose to Rangpur Riders by 124 runs.

The Challengers were chasing 180 runs, but captain Shuvagata Hom’s fifty was not enough to get them over the finish line. The Challengers, on the other hand, would learn a lot from their previous encounter with Fortune Barishal.

First, Kurtis Campher took over as a lower-order finisher. The Challengers won later on thanks to Nihaduzzaman’s 4 for 17 pick. While defending a 169-run target, Hom’s team took 7 wickets, a commendable effort.

As Campher did with the bat, Chattogram needs their bowlers to finish for them. The batting of the opposition is not in great shape. Additionally, the Challengers may win this match if they maintain their bowling form.

Hasan Rana and Mrittunjoy Chowdhury will also be important bowlers who will lead Chattogram’s bowling team. Campher, Shuvagata Hom, and Afif Hossain bear the primary responsibility for both starting and finishing the innings.

Challengers in the predicted Chattogram for XI:

Max ODowd, Afif Hossain, Shuvagata Hom (captain), Unmukt Chand, Irfan Sukkur (wk), Curtis Campher, Mehedi Maruf, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Mrittunjoy Chowdhury, Nihaduzzaman, and Mehedi Hasan Rana Sylhet Strikers Preview The table-toppers are in a dire Recently, their batting has been inconsistent. In their three most recent outings, they scored 92-9, 173-5, and 133-7, respectively.

Sylhet Strikers Team News

Rangpur Riders was the target of the most recent batting collapse. Shanto and Moores were chosen to open the innings against Riders after their impressive scores of 1 and 4. In the third over, both were back in the hut. The lower order has become more and more important to the batting.

The Comilla Victorians scored 53 runs while the Sixers were 7 runs behind. Imad Wasim and Thisara Perera assisted Sylhet in scoring 133 runs from that point on. With both Perera and Wasim back in the hut, the Sixers were 7 down for just 18 runs in the most recent match against Rangpur.

Mortaza and Tanzim Hasan Sakib added another 48 runs for the eighth wicket. Wasim and Perera will play a significant role as the Sixers attempt to regain their form. To get the Sixers on their way to a big total, openers Shanto and Max ODowd must also play big knocks.

The vulnerability lies in the middle order. In the middle, Hridoy, Hasan, and Rahim fail more frequently. The most important bowlers in the Sylhet camp to keep an eye on are Mohammad Amir, Mortaza, and Imad Wasim.

Predicted Sylhet Strikers for the XI:

These conditions will be favorable to spinners for Najmul Hossain Shanto, Zakir Hasan, Towhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Tom Moores, Thisara Perera, Imad Wasim, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Rejaur Rahman Raja, and Mohammad Amir. The ball is difficult to hit with the bat and the pitch is sluggish. It will be difficult for the batters to execute their pitches. With a high temperature of 18 degrees Celsius, the weather is expected to be clear.

Information about the venue In domestic T20 matches

The Sylhet International Cricket Stadium’s first innings average is 165 runs. The boundaries are small and straightforward to cross. That would necessitate perfect timing, which would present the batters with the greatest challenge given the sluggish pitch in Sylhet.


To bowl in domestic T20 matches, teams batting first and second have both won games. However, the second-ranked team won 7 out of 8 T20I matches, giving them an advantage. Since this is a night game, both teams would prefer to bat first.

Prediction for the Chattogram Challengers vs. Sylhet Strikers match: 

The Strikers need to step it up a notch and will be eager to take on the Challengers, who haven’t been at their best lately. The Strikers are expected to win the game.

Prediction: Sylhet Strikers will prevail in the game.

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