ICC World Cup 2019: BAN vs WI; Hope, Gayle, Shakib set for big impact

By Chaitanya Laxman

With rain ruining considerable number of matches in the ICC World Cup, Windies and Bangladesh are now at the brink of getting knocked out from the tournament unless they ride on a winning streak.

Both teams have improved drastically in the recent times and have gained praise for their bold approach.  But who among the individual players will have a major say on Monday? We look at the top three choices for Dream11 captain.

#3. Shai Hope:

Hope scored a hundred in the warm-up game but has failed to deliver a similar performance so far in the World Cup. But the match against Bangladesh can be his moment as he is an effective player of spin. His numbers in 2019 are impressive and hence is a key threat for Bangladesh.

Batting average in 2019: 56.25

Total number of hundreds in 2019: 2

Batting average against Bangladesh: 94.57

Total no. of hundreds against Bangladesh: 3

Batting average in England: 32.57

Total number of fifties in England: 2

#2. Chris Gayle:

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The Universal Boss has had a sedate tournament so far but he will fancy his chances against the spin bowlers of Bangladesh. His runs are critical for Windies’ success in this World Cup.

Batting average in 2019: 75.85

Total number of hundreds in 2019: 2

Batting average against Bangladesh: 34.78

Total no. of hundreds against Bangladesh: 1

Batting average in England: 38.72

Total number of fifties in England: 1

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#1. Shakib Al Hasan:

Since his promotion at number three, Shakib has become the pillar of Bangladesh’s batting unit. He is getting big runs and he is getting them at a good pace.

And with the ball he is sure to make an impact as well. Courtesy of his ability to contribute with the bat and ball, Shakib is a massive asset for Bangladesh.

Batting average in 2019: 100

Total number of hundreds in 2019: 1

Total number of wickets in 2019: 5

Batting average against Windies: 45.92

Total no. of fifties against Windies: 7

Total number of wickets against Windies:

Batting average in England: 45.50

Total number of fifties in England: 16

Chaitanya Laxman

Smitten by cricket, green mountains, and written words, Chaitanya is engrossed with cricket stats and analysis. But cricket commentary is what he savors the most.