01 Jul 2019
India vs Bangladesh: Match preview, Playing XI and other details
The match is important for both sides, as India are looking to seal a spot in semis, while a loss for Bangladesh would bring their campaign to an end.
Meanwhile, we present the match preview and other details.
India outsmarted by England, Bangladesh tame Afghanistan
The previous tie saw Bangladesh registering a win over Afghanistan.
Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan by 62 runs, as they kept their hopes of qualifying for semis alive.
On the other hand, India succumbed to England by 31 runs, and it was their opening loss of the tournament.
Men in Blue would look to bounce back tomorrow and stomp their authority over the Tigers.
India have a huge advantage over Bangladesh
In the World Cup to date, both the teams have met on three occasions, as Bangladesh have scripted a solitary win, while India have won twice.
In England, both have clashed once, with India winning it.
As for their head-to-head clashes, both the teams have come across 35 times, with Bangladesh winning five times, while India have scripted 29 victories.
A high-scoring pitch at Edgbaston awaits the fans
While the opening two matches saw moderate totals being scored, Sunday saw a high-scoring flat track.
Thus, chances are we would witness another batsmen friendly pitch.
Also, the short boundaries could play a crucial role in the match tomorrow.
Both the teams are likely to go with a batting-heavy playing XI. The team winning the toss would like to bat first.
Here's 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.
Key battles to watch out for
Following are the key battles that could make the match even thrilling to watch:
Rohit Sharma vs Mohammad Saifuddin
Virat Kohli vs Mustafizur Rahman
MS Dhoni vs Mehidy Hasan
Hardik Pandya vs Shakib Al Hasan
Mushfiqur Rahim vs Mohammed Shami
Tamim Iqbal vs Jasprit Bumrah
When, where and how to watch
Match: Bangladesh vs India
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
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