The penultimate round of the national cricket league begins today with Khulna leading the table by 11 points. They face Dhaka at the Shaheed Kamaruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi and will be crowned champions if they win the game. Meanwhile second-placed Sylhet will aim to put the pressure on Khulna as they take on reigning champions Rajshahi at BKSP.
Dhaka Metro will take on Rangpur at Bogra, while Chittagong will take on Barisal at the Sylhet Divisional Stadium. Tamim Iqbal, who played the first two games of the league, continues to occupy the highest run-scorer's position with 488 runs. Abdul Razzak, who had picked up 43 wickets in the first five matches, tops the wicket-taking list.