HomeBangladeshMatch Preview - Bangladesh vs England, England in Bangladesh 2022/23, 2nd ODI

Match Preview – Bangladesh vs England, England in Bangladesh 2022/23, 2nd ODI

Large image – Can the likes of Mushfiqur and Shakib get up?

England would know all too effectively the significance of taking a 1-0 lead towards Bangladesh in Dhaka. The final time it occurred, in 2016, England ended up profitable the sequence 2-1 regardless of the house aspect bouncing again with a win within the second sport. The truth is, the final time Bangladesh gained a bilateral ODI sequence after shedding the primary match was almost eight years in the past, towards South Africa.

This easy truth underlines Bangladesh’s dominance at house within the final decade. They’ve misplaced simply two bilateral sequence at house on this interval. It additionally means England’s three-wicket win within the first ODI on Wednesday was a giant deal. They broke by Bangladesh’s fort by enjoying in a really completely different approach than they’re used to. Circumstances clearly various, with the Shere Bangla Nationwide Stadium providing much more to the spinners.

Nonetheless, England used predominantly their seamers to assault and prohibit the house aspect. They bowled Bangladesh out for 209, earlier than Dawid Malan’s unbeaten century arrested their very own batting slide to seal the win. It was an amazing effort from a batter who had a stealthy native expertise: Malan has performed greater than 50 matches in Bangladesh within the final ten years.

However extra skilled gamers of those situations, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan, did not fairly do justice to their billing. Their dismissals within the center overs, each out slogging spinners, prompted a readjustment from the remainder of Bangladesh’s batting line-up. Najmul Hossain Shanto could not kick on from his maiden ODI fifty, whereas Mahmudullah received out batting in first gear.

Each groups will subsequently search for batting enhancements. Malan’s knock was the one innings of substance for England whereas Bangladesh wants their batters to make finest use of the begins. What would nonetheless encourage either side is their disciplined bowling. Taskin Ahmed and the Bangladesh spinners bowled their coronary heart out. They could not take the remaining three wickets, however they have been defending a reasonably low complete.

England’s bowlers appeared to have understood the situations effectively too, notably Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali who ensured Bangladesh’s scoring by no means went too far. The second ODI guarantees to be one other tight affair. The house aspect would not need to let go of their Dhaka dominance.

Type information

Bangladesh LLWWW (final 5 accomplished matches, most up-to-date first)

England WLWWW

Within the highlight

It has taken Najmul Hossain Shanto 16 ODIs to achieve his first half-century within the format, the second-slowest Bangladeshi to the mark (Litton Das took 17 matches to achieve the milestone). It is a crucial stepping stone for Shanto, who has been attempting to determine himself in internationals for the final two years. Admittedly, it’s nonetheless early days however even Bangladesh’s all-time finest batters have taken time to determine themselves, so Shanto has some firm. Nonetheless, his dismissal for 58 within the first ODI might have been averted with a bit extra focus.

What Shanto could not do, Dawid Malan did fairly effectively. He did not permit the low run-rate or falling wickets on the different finish get to him. As a substitute, Malan picked up essential boundaries, and shaped small however significant partnerships to smother Bangladesh’s cost on Wednesday night. It was his second successive century, and fourth in 16 ODIs, however extra importantly, he handed England a troublesome win. Malan has executed effectively in his brief ODI profession, that now there are ideas that he’s getting nearer to lock his place within the World Cup squad later within the yr.

Staff information

Ebadot Hossain and Hasan Mahmud are choices in the event that they really feel the Dhaka pitch is not suited to Mustafizur Rahman.

Bangladesh (possible): 1 Tamim Iqbal (capt), 2 Litton Das, 3 Najmul Hossain Shanto, 4 Shakib Al Hasan, 5 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 6 Mahmudullah, 7 Afif Hossain, 8 Mehidy Hasan Miraz, 9 Taskin Ahmed, 10 Taijul Islam, 11 Mustafizur Rahman

England have the likes of Sam Curran, Saqib Mahmood, Rehan Ahmed and Reece Topley up their sleeves however might select the identical XI to seal the ODI sequence.

England (possible): 1 Jason Roy, 2 Phil Salt, 3 Dawid Malan, 4 James Vince, 5 Jos Buttler (capt, wk), 6 Will Jacks, 7 Moeen Ali, 8 Chris Woakes, 9 Adil Rashid, 10 Jofra Archer, 11 Mark Wooden

Pitch and situations

Dew will immediate the group profitable the toss to bowl first. It will not be the worst determination in Dhaka because the ball will nonetheless have a little bit of variable bounce with flip within the day time. The climate stays dry, however it’s getting heat.

Stats and trivia

  • Bangladesh misplaced the primary match of a house bilateral ODI sequence for the primary time in seven years. Coincidentally, England beat them within the earlier occasion in 2016, which was additionally the final time they went on to lose an ODI sequence at house.
  • Malan is now the fifth-oldest England batter to attain an ODI hundred, after Geoff Boycott, Alec Stewart, Graham Gooch and Wayne Larkins.
  • Tamim Iqbal’s eleven catches off Shakib’s bowling, the newest of which got here within the first ODI, is essentially the most by an outfielder off Shakib’s bowling.
  • Quotes

    “There was loads of assist for the spinners to be trustworthy. However England possesses a world-class tempo assault, which gave them mixture. It was the identical for us, as Taskin bowled effectively together with the spinners.”

    Bangladesh batter Shanto when requested concerning the pitch situation in Dhaka.

    “I mentioned to Jos on the time that it was shut. He mentioned he did not suppose so. The guard that I bat on, I believed it was bit outdoors the road or sliding on with the angle. It was bit nearer than I believed, so fortunately he did not give it out.”

    England batter Malan on surviving an lbw determination when he was on 32 within the first ODI.

    Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84



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