BAN Playing 11: The Bangladesh team will lock horns with the West Indies team in the Match 23 of T20 World Cup 2021. They have 2 losses in the 2 league fixtures of the tournament, and have to win this game to keep their hopes alive for the semis.
In the last fixture, the Bangladesh team could score only 124, with the contribution of around 20 runs each from Rahim and Mahmudullah. Then only youngsters like Shoriful and Nasum were able to take wickets, while others like Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman will have to be proficient in this fixture. They need to perform well as a team to secure a victory in this fixture.
The Bangladesh team will have the last chance to qualify for the playoffs. They would look to be at their best to beat the West Indies team with a talented spin attack. Surprisingly, their batting performances didn’t come through well and had to settle for a score, which was way below par and the opposition chased down it easily.
The players like Mahmudullah, Shakib, and Rahim have been impressive in the tournament, and would look to play a big innings. 1 change is expected in the team’s combination for this game. The opener Liton Das is expected to make way for Soumya Sarkar.
Indian team coaches during Virat Kohli’s captaincy tenure
BAN Playing 11 (likely)
Bangladesh Squad: Mahmudullah (captain), Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Kumar Das, Afif Hossain, Mohammad Naim, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Shamim Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shoriful Islam, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed
WATCH WI vs BAN LIVE on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar App. It will be the most crucial match of the Group 1 of the T20 World Cup, where 1 team will be confirmed to be out of the race for reaching the semifinals of the tournament. It is expected to generate a viewership for the Star Sports Network, given the importance of this fixture on the whole scenario of the tournament. The Bangladesh team will look to be proficient with their spin attack to put West Indies batters under pressure and play responsibly with the bat and secure their first victory.
1. Mushfiqur Rahim
The leading run scorer of the tournament has been fantastic to steer the team well in crucial situations. In 5 matches, he has garnered 135 runs, and will be vital for the team’s win in this fixture. With his experience and track record in the white ball format, he can be one of the best picks.
2. Mohamamad Naim
The opener of the Bangladesh team has looked rock solid with his confidence against the talented bowlers. At such a young age, he is the second highest run scorer in the tournament with 131 runs and would look to forget the failures of the last match and contribute well.
3. Nasum Ahmed
The spinner has been consistent in taking wickets in the power play overs, and can contain well in the middle overs. In the last fixture, he took a wicket and scored 19 off 9 balls and can be a differential pick for your fantasy team.
4. Shakib Al Hasan
The all rounder is likely to come back out of his bad batting form in this fixture and also contribute with the ball. He has sharp with his wicket taking abilities, and Sharjah is expected to assist him well. He is the best bowler of the tournament with 11 wickets in 5 matches.
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