Large image: A ‘correct contest’ awaits
England may have their fingers full, however there’s additionally a variety of respect for this aspect in Bangladesh. The English gamers are BPL regulars, and even performed loads of Dhaka Premier League previously decade. Similar to in all places else on the earth, England now have higher understanding of circumstances, attitudes and cultures, and Bangladesh expects nothing totally different this time.
They are going to be with out Harry Brook and Ben Duckett – who’re in New Zealand with the Take a look at aspect – however they’ve Will Jacks, James Vince and Mark Wooden amongst their remembers into the ODI aspect. Rehan Ahmed looks as if an attention-grabbing selection too, given how the Dhaka pitches have a tendency to help spinners.
It guarantees to be an awesome contest between the England and the aspect, like many others around the globe, that desires to be the following England.
Bangladesh LLLLD (final 5 accomplished matches, most up-to-date first)
Within the highlight: Tamim-Shakib and Moeen
Group information: Taijul, Rehan in focus
Tamim will slot into Anamul Haque’s place. Taijul Islam may play in Ebadot Hossain’s slot because the third specialist spinner.
Bangladesh (possible): 1 Tamim Iqbal (capt), 2 Litton Das, 3 Shakib Al Hasan, 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 5 Yasir Ali, 6 Mahmudullah, 7 Afif Hossain, 8 Mehidy Hasan Miraz, 9 Taskin Ahmed, 10 Taijul Islam, 11 Mustafizur Rahman.
England could also be tempted to play younger legspinner Rehan Ahmed as an alternative of one of many quick bowlers. Will Jacks, James Vince and Phil Salt are their batting choices.
England (possible): 1 Jason Roy, 2 Dawid Malan, 3 James Vince, 4 Will Jacks, 5 Jos Buttler (capt, wk), 6 Moeen Ali, 7 Sam Curran, 8 Chris Woakes, 9 Adil Rashid, 10 Jofra Archer, 11 Reece Topley.
Pitch and circumstances
The Shere Bangla Nationwide Stadium pitch is predicted to help spinners as traditional, however the BPL’s knockout part, couple of weeks in the past, noticed loads of runs scored right here. The 12pm begin time is to keep away from heavy dew after sundown.
“They’re the world champions. They’ve one staff enjoying elsewhere, they’ve one other staff right here. They’ve mind-blowing depth of expertise. We need to see the place we’re at, and discover out the hole that we have now to bridge. If we do properly in these circumstances, it can give us confidence.”
Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha on whether or not the hosts can elevate themselves towards a robust opponent.
Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84