Chattogram Challengers (CCH) will lock horns with Fortune Barishal (FBA) in the opening match of Bangladesh Premier League 2022 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday, January 21. The match will start from 1:00 PM IST.

CCH vs FBA Dream11 prediction

Chattogram Challengers have roped in swashbuckling batters in Kennar Lewis and Will Jacks for BPL 2022. They also have Ben Howell who has prior experience of playing in the Bangladesh Premier League. The likes of Shoriful Islam and Nasum Ahmed will also provide much-needed balance to their line-up.

On the other hand, Fortune Barishal will depend on their T20 stalwarts in Chris Gayle, Shakib Al Hasan and Dwayne Bravo. The Bangladesh duo of Najmul Hossain Shanto and Mehedi Hasan Rana are quality players in the shortest format as well.

Going by team combination, Fortune Barishal will start as slight favourites against Chattogram Challengers on Thursday.

CCH vs FBA Dream11 team tips for Big Bash League 2021-22

Top tip: Best batter

Picking Chris Gayle in any fantasy T20 team is a no-brainer. Considered to be one of greatest T20 players ever, Gayle will play for Fortune Barishal in BPL this season. At 9.5 credits, the hard-hitting opener will be a worthy pick for this clash.

Top tip: Best bowler

In the bowling department, Fortune Barishal’s Obed McCoy is expected to play an important role for his side in BPL 2022 on Friday. The West Indies left-arm pacer has several slower variations at his disposal and could be extremely handy on Bangladeshi pitches,

Top tip: Best all-rounder and wicket-keeper

Among all-rounders, Shakib Al Hasan of Fortune Barishal will be the overwhelming choice for this clash. The former Bangladesh captain is a genuine match-winner on his day and he will look to contribute with both bat and ball against Chattogram Challengers.

For the wicket-keeper spot, Chattogram Challengers’ Chadwick Walton will be the preferred choice over Nurul Hasan Sohan of Fortune Barishal due to his match-winning capabilities with the bat.

CCH vs FBA probable playing XI

CCH playing XI (probable): Kennar Lewis, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Sabbir Rahman, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Chadwick Walton, Shamim Hossain, Zakir Hasan, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Ben Howell, Nasum Ahmed, Shoriful Islam

FBA playing XI (probable): Chris Gayle, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan, Falzle Mahmud, Towhid Hridoy, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Dwayne Bravo, Shafiqul Islam, Mehedi Hasan Rana, Obed McCoy, Taijul Islam

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