BPL 2024: Match 9, KLT vs RGR Match Prediction: Who will win today’s BPL match between KLT vs RGR?


Khulna Tigers are set to face Rangpur Riders in match No. 9 of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Friday, January 26.

Khulna Tigers have made an impressive beginning in BPL 2024, emerging as the sole unbeaten team in the competition. They secured victories in both matches, defeating Chattogram Challengers by four wickets in Dhaka and successfully chasing down a 188-run target against Fortune Barishal with two overs to spare and eight wickets in hand. Under the leadership of Anamul Haque Bijoy, the team has showcased remarkable batting prowess.

Rangpur Riders faced an initial setback with a five-wicket defeat against Barishal, unable to defend a target of 135. Nevertheless, Nurul Hasan and the team rebounded in their last match, securing a four-wicket victory against Sylhet Strikers by chasing down a 121-run target with 10 balls to spare.

KLT vs RGR Match Details :

Teams: Khulna Tigers Vs Rangpur Riders

Venue: Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet

Date & Time: January 26, 01:30 PM(IST)

Live Broadcast: Fancode App

Streaming: Fancode

Sylhet International Cricket Stadium Pitch Report and Conditions

Sylhet hosts its first matches in the 2024 BPL edition. In the previous year, Khulna set the highest first-innings score at 210, but Comilla Victorians chased it down with seven wickets and 10 balls to spare. The Sylhet International Cricket Stadium witnessed an average first-innings score of 163, and six out of eight games were won by teams batting second. The pitch is anticipated to offer a balanced contest, providing support for both batsmen and bowlers. Spinners may play a crucial role, particularly in the second innings.

KLT vs RGR Head-to-Head Record:

Matches Played	           11
Khulna Tigers Won          04
Rangpur Riders Won         07

KLT vs RGR Predicted Playing XI

Khulna Tigers (KLT):

Anamul Haque Bijoy (C), Evin Lewis, Afif Hossain, Shai Hope (WK), Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Habibur Rahman Sohan, Faheem Ashraf, Nahidul Islam, Mukidul Islam, Nasum Ahmed, Oshane Thomas

Rangpur Riders (RGR):

Rony Talukdar, Babar Azam, Brandon King, Nurul Hasan (WK/C), Shamim Hossain, Mohammad Nabi, Mahedi Hasan, Azmatullah Omarzai, Hasan Mahmud, Hasan Murad, Ripon Mondal

KLT vs RGR Probable Best Performers

Probable Best Batter: Babar Azam

The ex-Pakistan captain, Babar Azam, has been in outstanding T20 form, showcasing his prowess with three fifties in five T20Is against New Zealand before entering the BPL. In his debut match in Bangladesh, he played a commendable innings, remaining unbeaten with a solid 56 off 49 balls against Sylhet Strikers in Rangpur’s recent game. Babar is adept at anchoring the innings and can seamlessly switch gears as needed.

Probable Best Bowler: Nahidul Islam

The 30-year-old off-spinner had an impressive start to the campaign, taking four wickets from the top five batters in the Chattogram Challengers lineup and concluding with remarkable figures of 4/12 in his four overs. In Khulna’s second game, Nahidul, a native of Khulna, maintained a steady performance in a high-scoring encounter, although he didn’t claim a wicket, conceding only 23 runs in his four-over spell.


While both teams appear equally strong on paper, there is a sense that Khulna Tigers hold the edge in this match. With a positive momentum and the desire to sustain their top position on the table, the team is poised for an engaging contest.

Bet on the Khulna Tigers to win.

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