The 23rd fixture of ICC World Cup 2019 will see Bangladesh locking horns against West Indies in Taunton. Bangladesh would be looking forward to turning around their fortune at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.
These two sides met each other in tri-national series final last month and it was All rounder Mosaddek Hossain who took the entire responsibilty and helped his team to come out victorious in a feisty encounter.
At present, Bangladesh is on the seventh spot with 3 points in their pockets, whereas West Indies is just sitting above them on the sixth spot with three points as well.
From Guide (last five matches):
Bangladesh: L, L, W, W, W
West Indies: L, NR, L, W, L
When and Where:
BAN vs WI, Match 23, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
3:00 PM IST
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
Toss Update: Bangladesh Won the toss and elected to ball first.
Liton Das comes in place of M Mithun.
West Indies Changes:
Darren Bravo comes in for Carlos Brathwaite
Mustafizur Rahman: Bangladesh would be really fortunate to discover Rahman. He can turn out to be an X factor as he can create difficulties for any batsmen from his varieties of variations. Playing 40 ODI, he has bagged 73 wickets at an economy of 4.58.
He has got 4 wickets in the tournament so far and is expected to go more lethal in the upcoming matches.
Shai Hopes is an important asset for West Indies. He has been playing some good cricket from last few months. His consistency makes him an X-factor player for West Indies. Shai Hopes holds a good record against Bangladesh. Playing 9 matches, he has scored 662 runs at an average of 94.57 with highest being 146*. He could destroy all line and lengths of the Tiger bowlers.
Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Abu Jayed, Mosaddek Hossain.
Jason Holder (C), Oshane Thomas, Shai Hope, Shannon Gabriel, Andre Russell, Ashley Nurse, Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Kemar Roach, Nicholas Pooran, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Darren Bravo, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer
Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman
Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Shai Hope(w), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder(c), Andre Russell, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel
Fantasy picks from Bangladesh:
Tamim Iqbal: Tamim could be really dangerous to the opposition. He must not miss him out. He holds an average of 40.23 against West Indies. Playing 25 matches, he has scored 885 runs with highest being 130*.
Shakib Al Hasan is in super form. So far, he has scored 75, 64, and 121 in his three matches along with three wickets in his pocket. He could be a good option as a captain.
M Mortaza has bagged 30 Windies wickets in 12 innings with best being 37/4. His economy against Windies is 4.65.
Fantasy picks from West Indies: