ENG vs BAN Prediction: West Indies succumbed to another defeat to South Africa to leave their hopes of qualifying hanging by a thread. Put in to bat first, the Caribbean side posted 143/8 despite Evin Lewis’ quick fifty. South Africa eased past the target with eight wickets in hand with contributions from Reeza Hendricks, van der Dussen and Aiden Markram. In the evening game, Pakistan made it two wins in two as they comfortably chased down New Zealand’s 134. Haris Rauf was adjudged Man of the Match for his four wickets.
Both matches are in Abu Dhabi today. England are set to face off against Bangladesh in the afternoon encounter. The two teams have had contrasting results coming into this game. England demolished West Indies in a one-sided affair while Bangladesh lost to Sri Lanka despite a solid batting effort.
ENG vs BAN Cricket Betting Tips
England vs Bangladesh
Match 20, T20 World Cup
27 October 2021, 03:30 PM IST
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
The match will be broadcasted live on Star Sports Network and it can also be streamed on Hotstar App. It will be available in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. The matches are split into four venues- Muscat, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. T20 World Cup will be broadcasted to almost 100 countries including all cricket-playing nations.
ENG vs BAN Head to Head: This is the first meeting between the two sides in a T20I.
ENG – 70%
BAN – 30%
England are the stronger side on paper and expected to win this match. They have a superior batting lineup. However, Bangladesh can spring a surprise on this wicket and it should be a closely fought contest. The betting sites also seem to heavily favor England.
Bet365: ENG: 1.20; BAN: 4.50
Jos Buttler is one of the cleanest strikers of the cricket ball and can win a match on his own. He has 1895 runs in 75 innings at an average of 32 which includes 14 half-centuries.
Moeen Ali has been in great form in the IPL and is well familiar with the conditions. His off-breaks can trouble the opposition. He has 440 runs and 23 wickets in 39 matches
Shakib Al Hasan is simply a must-have for your ENG vs BAN Dream11 teams. He has 1881 runs and 117 wickets in 92 matches.
ENG Playing XI
Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Tymal Mills
BAN Playing XI
Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Nasum Ahmed , Mustafizur Rahman
It is a decent batting deck in the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. There might be some help for the pacers early on. 160-170 should be a winning total on this ground. The team winning the toss might elect to bat second as chasing has been easier recently.
If ENG bats first: 160-170
If BAN bats first: 150-160
Abu Dhabi will have clear blue skies and a bright sunny day ahead. The temperature in the morning hours is around 29 degrees Celsius. It will gradually heat up and the maximum temperature by mid-day is will be 32 degrees and will remain so for most of the match duration. However with the sun shining hard, light winds, and humidity in the range of 40-50 %, it will feel like 35-36 degrees. The playing conditions will therefore be a bit tough in the afternoon hours.
WICKET-KEEPERS: J Buttler, J Bairstow
BATSMEN: L Das, D Malan, N Sheikh
ALL-ROUNDERS: S Al Hasan, M Ali, M Hasan
BOWLERS: A Rashid, C Woakes, M Rahman
Captain choices: S AL Hasan/ J Buttler
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