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Bangladesh Premier League 2023 Match 42

Bangladesh Premier League 2023 Match 42 by 11ic

The 42nd game of the Bangladesh Premier League will pit Fortune Barishal against Khulna Tigers. The key batters for the Khulna Tigers are Shai Hope and Yasir Ali Rabbi. Since switching to the Khulna side, Hope in particular has been a breath of fresh air. From six games, he has scored 208 runs at a strike rate of almost 139. Wahab Riaz has returned to Pakistan ahead of the PSL, leaving Nahidul Islam and Mohammad Saifuddin as the key players with the ball. Nasum Ahmed, a left-arm spinner, has fought to take wickets despite his frugal approach. The above illustrates how low-quality and shallow Khulna's bowling assault is. The batting, which also suffers from an insufficient depth, may be compared.

Due to the fact that the play-off spots have already been determined, this game, the final league match of the BPL this season, doesn't have much on the line. In the Eliminator round, Fortune Barishal will play Rangpur Riders because they finished fourth. Khulna Tigers seek to conclude their disastrous season on a positive note, although Barishal would like to advance toward the playoffs with such a win. Without Iftikhar Ahmed and Mohammad Wasim Jr., Fortune Barishal, who were thought to be among the strongest teams on paper, will be put to the test. Whether Dwaine Pretorius and Reece Topley can successfully fill their shoes is yet to be seen. Shakib Al Hasan, a star player who has had a fantastic season, in particular with the bat, will be the center of attention despite this. Karim Janat, an all-arounder for Afghanistan, has demonstrated consistency with both the bat and the ball.

They're not the only ones Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Chaturanga de Silva are an all-around team who will be held to a high standard. Since the pacers from Barishal have so far been quite expensive, the onus will be on the spinners.

MoFortune Barisal vs Khulna Tigers

Khulna successfully finish their miserable campaign. For Fortune, this game had no significance, and her losing has no impact. Even though Sabbir and Shai Hope were lost for low scores in the 170-yard chase, Andrew Balbirnie's team got off to a strong start.

However, Habibur Rahman's 9-ball 30 to lead his team to victory in the fall of the fourth wicket was the game-changing innings. The situation changed in the last but one over when Mehidy failed to defend 9 off the last and Ebadot gave away 17. It was a treat to watch Mahmudul Hasan as he made 64 points and anchored the chase to victory. It was he who batted sensibly and dealt with all the main threats posed by the opposition in a smart and professional manner.

Khaled had a costly day with the ball, and Mahmudul treated him harshly. With the victory, Khulna improved from last place to place fifth overall in the points standings.

Match 42 of The Bangladesh Premier League 2023 happened at The Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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