Venue: Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Pitch Report: There have been 207 domestic T20 games played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium. The average score batting first here is 150. Totals over 170 have been posted 61 times. Since this is the first match of the season to be played here, the wicket will be fresh. The team batting first should look to post a total of around 170-180 runs.
BPL Preview:The season opener will be played today at Mirpur between Chattogram Challengers and Sylhet Strikers, followed by reigning champions Comilla Victorians taking on the Rangpur Riders at the same site. While Mirpur will host three legs of the BPL 2023, the remaining two sites, Chattogram and Sylhet, will each host one leg.
Chattogram Challengers Preview:
The Chattogram Challengers had a good last season. They reached the 2nd Qualifier where they were beaten by eventual champions Comilla Victorians.
Sylhet Strikers Preview:
Sylhet Strikers had a horrible last season, where they finished at the bottom of the table with just 1 win in 10 matches. Therefore, they have a lot to prove this time around.