Dhaka, Jan. 10 -- Rangpur Riders and Dhaka Dynamites - considered the strongest teams of this year's Bangladesh Premiere League -are set to clash for the first time this season, in a match being billed as the "clash of the titans."

The encounter between Riders, the defending champions, and current runners-up Dynamites is scheduled for 2pm on Friday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.

Riders have won two of their three matches so far. Dynamites, on the other hand, are flying high, having won both of their matches.

Both teams have some of the big names of T20 cricket. While Dynamites have players like Andre Russel, Keiron Pollard and Sunil Narine, Riders roped in Chris Gayle, Alex Hales and Rilee Rossouw.

Rossouw said they were f...