Rangpur Riders captain Mashrafe Mortaza chose to bowl first against Sylhet Sixers at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.
It was an interesting decision, given Mashrafe's side have lost all three times in their previous day games when they've bowled first.
Rangpur dropped Shahriar Nafees, Thisara Perera, Sohag Gazi and replaced them with Samiullah Shenwari, Ziaur Rahman and Nazmul Islam.
Sylhet brought in Sohail Tanvir, Ross Whiteley and Nabil Samad in place of Danushka Gunathilaka, Ghulam Mubassher Khan and Taijul Islam.
Rangpur Riders: 1 Chris Gayle, 2 Brendan McCullum, 3 Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), 4 Mohammad Mithun (wk), 5 Ravi Bopara, 6 Samiullah Shenwari, 7 Nahidul Islam, 8 Nazmul Islam, 9 Ziaur Rahman, 10 Rubel Hossain, 11 Lasith Malinga
Sylhet Sixers: 1 Andre Fletcher, 2 Babar Azam, 3 Ross Whiteley, 4 Nasir Hossain (capt), 5 Sabbir Rahman, 6 Nurul Hasan (wk), 7 Tim Bresnan, 8 Abul Hasan, 9 Kamrul Islam Rabbi, 11 Nabil Samad