COV vs FBA Dream11 Prediction: Comilla Victorians and Fortune Barishal will be against each other in the 8th match of Bangladesh Premier League 2022. Both teams will look to win this encounter and add a win to their tally. This promises to be an exciting contest between the two teams.
Comilla won the thriller of a game against the Sylhet Sunrisers by 2 wickets which was their first match of this season. Their bowlers did an excellent job bundling out the Sunrisers for only 96 runs and then somehow managed to win the match by 2 wickets. They have the likes of Faf du Plessis, Colin Ingram, and Mustafizur Rahman, etc and have started their campaign with a win as well. They will look to continue their good performance in the upcoming matches as well. Many of their big players like Sunil Narine, Liton Das, Moeen Ali are unavailable and once they are available, Comilla will be an even stronger side.
Probable Playing XI: Cameron Delport, Faf du Plessis, Imrul Kayes (c), Mominul Haque, Ariful Haque, Karim Janat, Mahidul Islam Ankon (wk), Shohidul Islam, Nahidul Islam, Tanvir Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
Fortune Barishal won their first match of the season but were defeated by 4 wickets against the Minister Group Dhaka in their second match. Their bowlers are in excellent form as they didn’t allowed the opposition to get past 130 in both the matches. The likes of Shakib Al Hasan, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Alzarri Joseph form an excellent core for them and they’ll look to get back on the winning track in this match.
Probable XI: Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shykat Ali, Chris Gayle, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Towhid Hridoy, Nurul Hasan (wk, Dwayne Bravo, Ziaur Rahman, Alzarri Joseph, Taijur Islam, Shafiqul Islam
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Match: Comilla Victorians vs Fortune Barishal, Match 8th, Bangladesh Premier League 2022
Venue: Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Date and Time: 25th January 2022, 5:00 PM IST
The pitch will be on the slower side and will assist the spinners, slow bowlers and bowlers who use variations. This will be a night game so expect due to come into play and batting will become eventually easier in the second half. Teams will look to chase after winning the toss.
No injury updates from either of the sides,
COV vs FBA Dream11 Key Players
Mustafizur Rahman: Mustafizur is one of the best fast bowlers in T20 cricket, he is a death overs specialist and bowls a lot of cutters which will be very effective on this pitch. He is the strike bowler for his side and a must-pick player for your fantasy team.
Faf du Plessis: Faf is one of the top batters in the world and is in excellent form as well. Although he failed in the first match but expect him to do well. He opened the innings in the last match and can exploit the field restrictions in the first six overs.
Nahidul Islam: Nahidul will be an excellent pick in this match he will bowl 4 overs of his off-break and will bat in the middle order as well. He picked 2 wickets and scored 16 runs in the last match. He will contribute with both bat and ball and can fetch a lot of points for your Dream11 team.
Shakib Al Hasan: Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be the main player for his team with his all-around attributes. He will bowl 4 overs and will bat at number 3. He hasn’t performed up to his name but he is an experienced campaigner and knows how to handle these situations. Shakib will be a top pick for fantasy cricket.
Chris Gayle: The Universe Boss played his first game in the BPL and scored 36 runs. He was looking in good form and will look to improve as well. Gayle is arguably the best batter in the shortest format and performed for decades now. Expectations will be high from him in this match and in the whole tournament as well.
Dwayne Bravo: DJ Bravo is another T20 legend in this Fortune Barishal squad. He has the most number of wickets in T20 cricket and has done well in the first two games of BPL 2022. He scored 33 runs and picked up a wicket in the last match. His slower deliveries will suit this pitch a lot.
COV vs FBA Dream11 Small League Captain and Vice-Captain
- Shakib Al Hasan
- Mustafizur Rahman
- Chris Gayle
COV vs FBA Dream11 Grand League Captain and Vice-Captain
- Mustafizur Rahman
- Faf du Plessis
- Chris Gayle
COV vs FBA Dream11 Match Prediction
Both teams have some big names in their squad and it’s going to be a very competitive match however, Fortune Barishal looks more balanced as a team and are expected to come out victorious from this encounter against the Comilla Victorians.
COV vs FBA Grand League Tips
- It will be a night match so pick more spinners from the team bowling first as they will be effective before the dew settles in. The likes of Shakib Al Hasan, Taijul Islam, Nahidul Islam and even Dwayne Bravo with his cutters will be an excellent pick.
- Batting will be easy so the batters from chasing teams will be good option for captain and vice-captain. Faf du Plessis, Cameron Delport, Chris Gayle, etc will be the top picks.
- Fortune Barishal will be the favorites to win this match so make your combinations accordingly.
- COV vs FBA Dream11 Team
Wicket-Keeper: Nurul Hasan
Batters: Chris Gayle, Faf du Plessis, Cameron Delport
All-Rounders: Shakib Al Hasan, Dwayne Bravo, Nahidul Islam
Bowlers: Mustafizur Rahman, Alzarri Joseph, Shahidul Islam, Shofiqul IslamTips4FantasySports-Telegram
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Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.