World Cup 2019: Preview for Bangladesh vs Windies

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17 Jun 2019

Bangladesh vs Windies: Match preview, pitch report and TV listing

The match number 23 of the ICC World Cup 2019 would see Bangladesh taking on Windies at The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton on Monday.

With both the teams locked on three points, it would be interesting to see who has the last laugh in this tie and move above in the table.

Meanwhile, we present the preview for this tie.

Previous tie

Bangladesh's match was washed-out, Windies trounced by England

Bangladesh's match was washed-out, Windies trounced by England

As for Bangladesh, they are coming off a wash-out against Sri Lanka, while Windies lost against England.

Notably, England thrashed Jason Holder-led side as their batting line-up witnessed a collapse.

Bangladesh, on the other hand, were to face Lanka in an interesting tie, but persistent rain led to an abandonment without the toss, leading to both the teams sharing a point.

Team news

Shakib Al Hasan, Nicholas Pooran among men to watch out

Among players, Bangladesh's star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan would hog the limelight. He is currently Bangladesh's highest run-scorer this term.

Meanwhile, pacer Mustafizur Rahman and spinner Mehidy Hasan too would fancy their chances

Wicket-keeper batsman Nicholas Pooran is key for Windies, owing to his fine form with the bat.

Also, pacers Shannon Gabriel and Sheldon Cottrell are likely to make an impact.

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Head-to-head

Windies have an edge over Bangladesh

Windies have an edge over Bangladesh

As far as the World Cup is concerned, both have faced each other four times, while Windies have reigned supreme in three with one ending in no-result.

Of the only ODI in England between the sides, Windies have stood tall.

Considering their head-to-head encounters , both the teams have come across 37 times, with Bangladesh winning 14 times, while Windies have scripted 21 victories.

Pitch report

A high-scoring track could possibly await in Taunton

So far, there have been two matches on this ground in this tournament.

While the opening match was a low-scoring one, the second match saw pitch assisting batsmen.

Although unpredictable, it is likely to remain batsmen friendly.

However, the teams are likely to move in with a balanced XI.

Also, with no rain expected, the team winning the toss is likely to bat first.

Predicted XI

Here is the predicted XI for both the sides

Here is the predicted XI for both the sides

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicket-keeper), Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Mustafizur Rahman.

Windies: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wicket-keeper), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder (captain), Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel, Oshane Thomas.

Match details

When, where and how to watch?

Match: Bangladesh vs West Indies

Venue: The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton

Time: 3:00 PM IST

Where to watch (TV): Star Sports 1, 2, Select 1 and other regional languages channels of Star Sports.

Where to watch (Online): Hotstar

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