Live: The Kings to field first

Sylhet at top, Rajshahi at bottom of the points tableThe 17th match of the fifth edition of Bangladesh Premier League is about to happen between Rajshahi Kings and Sylhet Sixers. At the Sher – e – Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka, Rajshahi Kings have won the toss and opted to field first.

This is a battle between two contrasting teams. While Sylhet Sixers are at the second position in the point table, Rajshahi Kings are floating at the bottom with just a single win in four games.

Sylhet Sixers rocked to the top spot gaining three consecutive wins at the beginning of the tournament but by the time matches have moved to Dhaka, the home team of Sylhet bumped into the ground with back to back loses.

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The weather in Dhaka remains a concern for Friday’s matches as well. Both the double headers on Wednesday were swept away by pre-winter rain falling, forced teams to share points each.

Rajshahi Kings (Playing XI): Zakir Hasan, Mominul Haque, Rony Talukdar, Samit Patel, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Darren Sammy, James Franklin, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Sami, Kesrick Williams, Farhad Reza.

Sylhet Sixers (Playing XI): Danushka Gunathilaka, Andre Fletcher, Upul Tharanga, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain(c), Nurul Hasan(w), Tim Bresnan, Abul Hasan, Taijul Islam, Nabil Samad, Liam Plunkett.

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