Riders bowl first against Sixers

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Rangpur Riders captain Mashrafe Mortaza. Prothom Alo File PhotoBangladesh Premier League (BPL) defending champions Rangpur Riders won the toss and opted to bowl first against Sylhet Sixers at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday, reports UNB.

Riders had lost their first match of the season to Chittagong Vikings but they bounced back strongly in the next two matches, winning against Khulna Titans and Comilla Victorians.

The champions lost the following two games to Dhaka Dynamites and Rajshahi Kings.

Sixers, on the other hand, are at the bottom of the points table having lost three of their four matches.


Rangpur Riders: Chris Gayle, Alex Hales, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Mehedi Maruf, Rilee Rossouw, Benny Howell, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Nahidul Islam, Farhad Reza, Sohag Gazi, Shafiul Islam

Sylhet Sixers: David Warner (c), Liton Das (wk), Afif Hossain, Jaker Ali, Nicholas Pooran, Sabbir Rahman, Alok Kapali, Sohail Tanvir, Sandeep Lamichhane, Taskin Ahmed, Mehedi Hasan Rana

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