Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Statistical preview, pitch report and head-to-headLast updated on Jun 23, 2019, 02:06 pm
Bangladesh take on fellow Asian side Afghanistan in match number 31 of the ICC World Cup 2019.
This is a must-win game for Bangladesh as they are still alive in the tournament.
Afghanistan are out of World Cup 2019, but the spirit showed against India will help them keep focus.
Here is the statistical match preview.
Head-to-head records between the two sides
The two sides have met on one occasion in World Cup history (2015 edition). Bangladesh won that game by 105 runs. Overall in ODIs, they have met seven times. The Tigers have a 4-3 advantage.
Top run-scorers of Bangladesh and Afghanistan in World Cups
Shakib Al Hasan is the highest run-scorer for Bangladesh in World Cup history.
The left-handed batsman has scored 965 runs at an average of 43.86.
He has two hundreds and seven fifties to his name.
Najibullah Zadran has amassed the most World Cup runs for Afghanistan (257).
He has scored two fifties at an average of 25.70.
Top wicket-takers from India and Afghanistan in World Cups
Shakib is the leading wicket-taker for the Tigers in the World Cup (28). He averages 39.10 with a best of 4/55. Dawlat Zadran has the most World Cup wickets for Afghanistan (11). He has a best of 3.29.
Rose Bowl: A look at the ground stats
Eoin Morgan (610) has notched the most runs at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.
Martin Guptill (189* versus England in 2013) has recorded the highest score.
Graeme Swann and James Anderson (12 wickets each) have the joint-record for most wickets.
Mervyn Dillon (5/29) has the best bowling figures recorded at this venue.
England's 373/3 against Pakistan this year is the highest team total here.
Pitch report, TV listing and timing
According to reports, there is no chance of rain expected at the Rose Bowl on Monday.
The weather is likely to remain dry for most parts of the day.
Sun is expected to shine and pitch will help spinners ar large.
The match is scheduled for a 3:00 PM IST start.
One can watch the match live on the Star Sports Network.