Taunton, June 17, Monday at 03:00 PM IST
Bangladesh and Windies will look to resurrect their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign with a win when both the teams will square off at The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton on Monday noon.
Both the teams have played four games each and have collected three points from one win, two losses and a washout each.
Windies started their campaign with a thumping 7 wickets win over Pakistan while Bangladesh announced themselves in style with 21 runs over South Africa. However, they haven’t managed a win since then.
The clash will begin at 03:00 PM IST.
Head to Head in ODIs
Total – 37
Bangladesh – 14
Windies – 21
No result- 02
Head to Head in World Cups
Total – 04
Windies – 03
No Result – 01
The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton is a high scoring venue. The boundaries are shorter in comparison to the other venues in England. The last game played here between Australia and Pakistan witnessed 260+ totals in both the innings. Expect something similar when Windies face off Bangladesh here.
As far as weather is concerned, it will be good day with partly cloudy intervals with no chances of rain.
Avg 1st inn score: 222
Avg 2nd inn score: 198
Highest Total: 373/6 (50 Ov) by IND vs SL
Lowest Total: 101/10 (40.3 Ov) by SLW vs RSAW
There are a few injury concerns on both the sides
Windies is sweating over the fitness of Andre Russell and Sheldon Cottrell
The duo only bowled five overs in total and left the field midway against England
Their fitness will be assessed ahead of the game
For Bangladesh, clouds are hovering over Shakib Al Hasan’s fitness
Shakib Al Hasan sustained a left thigh strain in the match against England
Mohammad Saifuddin is also suffering from a back injury and will be assessed ahead of the game
Shannon Gabriel pulled out his hamstring in the previous game against England. Updates on his availability are yet awaited.
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Bangladesh have won the toss and will bowl first
Liton Das replaces M Mithun
Darren Bravo replaces Carlos Brathwaite
The confirmed BAN vs WI playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: Musfiqur Rahim
Batsmen: Saumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Tamim Iqbal, L Das
All-rounder: Shakib Al Hasan, M Hossain, M Saifuddin
Bowlers: Mashrafe Mortaza (c), M Rahman, M Hasan Miraz
Bench – Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Abu Jayed, M Mithun
Wicketkeeper: Shai Hope
Batsmen: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, D Bravo
All-rounder: Jason Holder (c), Andre Russell
Bowlers: Shannon Gabriel, Oshane Thomas, Sheldon Cottrell
Bench – Kemar Roach, Ashley Nurse, Fabian Allen
Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Abu Jayed, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain
Ashley Nurse, Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder (C), Nicholas Pooran, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Shai Hope, Shannon Gabriel, Andre Russell, Fabian Allen, Kemar Roach, Chris Gayle, Darren Bravo, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer
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