Shakib, Mashrafe facing off at Mirpur
Bangladesh Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan and ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza are facing off for the first time at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka’s Mirpur on Friday
Winning toss, Rangpur Riders XI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza decided to field first in the 9th match of the sixth edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
Riders have won the matches against Comilla and Khulna. On the other hand, Dhaka Dynamites is at the top of the points table with two wins.
Dhaka Dynamites scored 148 runs after losing 5 wickets in 15 overs against Rangpur Riders.
Rangpur Riders XI:
Chris Gayle, Mehdi Maruf, Rilee Rossouw, Mohammad Mithun, Ravi Bopara, Benny Howell, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (Captain), Farhad Reza, Sohag Gazi, Nazmul Islam Apu and Shafiul Islam.
Sunil Narine, Hazratullah Zazai, Rony Talukdar, Shakib Al Hasan (Captain), Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, Mizanur Rahman, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Shuvagata Hom, Mohor Sheikh, Rubel Hossain.