Afghanistan would try to keep as low as possible for Bangladesh when they met in the 31st fixture of ICC World Cup 2019 on Monday. The match is scheduled to be played at The Rose Bowl, Southampton, England.
Bangladesh will be in pressure than Afghanistan who could not make their place in the semi-finals of the tournament after facing defeat in each and every match.
Afghanistan has nothing to lose now, so they would enter the field fearless and try not to let Bangladesh move ahead in the tournament.
At present, Bangladesh is lying on the 6th spot with two wins in six games, whereas, Afghanistan is relaxing at the bottom of the points table with no wins so far.
From Guide (last five matches):
Bangladesh: L, W, NR, L, L
Afghanistan: L, L, L, L, L
Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, Match 31, ICC World Cup 2019
Monday, 24 June 2019
03:00 PM IST
The Rose Bowl, Southampton, England
Bangladesh Team News:
Afghanistan Team News:
Mohammad Nabi: All-rounder M Nabi proved everyone that he deserves some respect after playing such impressive inning against India. This player could be an x-factor in his game as he is capable of doing wonders with bat and ball both. He scored a half-century at this ground against India and has as many as 6 wickets in his pocket.
Shakib Al Hasan could turn up things for Bangladesh. So far, he has scored 425 runs in 5 innings for Bangladesh with highest being 124*. Not just with willow, Shakib is capable of troubling the batsmen with his twist and turns. He has bagged 5 wickets in five matches and would be looking forward to adding more digits to it.
Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Mosaddek Hossain,Mustafizur Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Sabbir Rahman, Abu Jayed
Gulbadin Naib (c), Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan and Mujeeb ur Rahman
Probable playing 11:
Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Liton Das, Mehidy Hasan, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman
Gulbadin Naib(c), Samiullah Shinwari, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil(w), Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Fantasy picks from Bangladesh:
Mustafizur Rahman is the leading wicket-taker for Bangladesh. He has plucked 8 wickets in 5 games for Bangladesh. This pace bowler is capable of demolishing the entire top order with his swing.
Mahmudullah has got 163 runs in 4 innings at an average of 54.33. He could your captain too. Choose wisely.