Chattogram send Khulna to bat in final
The final of Bangabandhu T20 Cup 2020 is underway at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur. Gazi Group Chattogram have opted to bowl first against Gemcon Khulna in the ultimate clash.
Gemcon Khulna entered the final with a 47-run win over Gazi Group Chattogram in the first qualifier, where Khulna hit 210/7 batting first. Chattogram easily defeated Beximco Dhaka in Qualifier 2 the next day.
Chattogram had won seven of their eight matches in the round-robin stage, while Khulna finished second with four wins. In head-to-head two games, Chattogram had the upperhand before losing the qualifier game.
Khulna are without all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who left the team due to family reasons. Pacer Shahidul Islam replaces him. Chattogram are without any changes from their last game against Dhaka.
Chattogram’s Liton Das and Mustafizur Rahman are the leading run-scorer and highest wicket-taker in the T20 Cup so far.
Gemcon Khulna: Zakir Hasan (wk), Jahurul Islam, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah Riyad (captain), Ariful Haque, Shamim Hossain Patwary, Shuvagata Hom, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Al-Amin Hossain, Shahidul Islam, Hasan Mahmud.
Gazi Group Chattogram: Liton Das (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun (captain), Shamsur Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Shykat Ali, Nadif Chowdhury, Nahidul Islam, Rakibul Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam.