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Match Preview – Bangladesh vs England, England in Bangladesh 2022/23, 2nd T20I

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The Bangladesh-England tour reaches a essential level on Sunday. The house facet is 1-0 up towards the visiting world champions. They’ve the remaining two matches within the T20I bilateral collection in Dhaka, historically thought-about as Bangladesh’s fort, even accounting for the truth that the shortest format often throws up unpredictable contests the place context generally takes a backseat. However rapidly, the marauding guests discover themselves underneath strain on and off the sector.

England’s squad limitations have given them solely 12 gamers to select from. They did not title Will Jacks‘ alternative, whereas Reece Topley is reportedly combating a niggle. It has left them with no batting choices within the bench. At the least they’ve Phil Salt and Ben Duckett as protecting choices, in any other case it wold have saved captain Jos Buttler on the sting.

England have a reasonably sturdy bowling assault, however they should get their act collectively. Adil Rashid would be the key bowler, with Jofra Archer, Mark Wooden and Chris Woakes to offer the firepower on the different finish. Moeen Ali have a very good current file on the Shere Bangla Nationwide Stadium, so he would possibly are available in hand with each bat and ball within the final two video games.

Whereas England are all palms on deck, the house facet have a fitter squad, with plenty of performers already sitting out. However those that performed within the first T20I, can count on to proceed in Dhaka. Bangladesh have a balanced squad in respect to batting, bowling and fielding. Bangladesh would desire a equally fast partnership from Najmul Hossain Shanto and Towhid Hridoy, whereas Shakib Al Hasan and Afif Hossain will probably be anticipated to play the finishers’ position once more. However Bangladesh followers would need Litton Das to get a giant one after he bought a number of begins within the final couple of collection.

Bangladesh’s bowling was good within the first sport, however the likes of Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud and Shakib can be anticipated to bowl higher within the first half of their 20 overs. Hasan nailed his yorkers properly within the first sport, with Taskin Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman offering him with nice assist within the dying overs. England, then again, want a comeback to maintain themselves afloat within the T20I collection.

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

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Within the highlight

Najmul Hossain Shanto‘s three half-centuries in England’s tour of Bangladesh, have all are available in related conditions. However his 27-ball fifty within the first T20I was actually essentially the most engaging, and the best, of those knocks. Shanto performed his photographs, notably down the bottom, with a bit extra energy. The way in which he dealt with Mark Wooden – hitting the quick bowler for 4 consecutive boundaries – confirmed Shanto’s rising confidence towards prime assaults.

Jos Buttler performed a blinder of an innings within the first sport in Chattogram. His quickfire 67 included sixes pumped down the bottom, however his pretty photographs threading the off-side discipline balanced out the slogs. However this tour is getting more durable as England have a really restricted squad. Buttler could should play a extra well-rounded position within the Dhaka matches, to make sure they will deplete the complete 20 overs with big-hitting photographs. Buttler’s management, underrated nonetheless, has up to now seemed fairly comfy regardless of the restricted sources in bowling.

Workforce information

Bangladesh historically do not change profitable line-ups. Beating England needs to be purpose sufficient to proceed with the identical XI.

Bangladesh (possible): 1 Rony Talukdar, 2 Litton Das (wk), 3 Najmul Hossain Shanto, 4 Shakib Al Hasan (capt), 5 Towhid Hridoy, 6 Afif Hossain, 7 Shamim Hossain, 8 Nasum Ahmed, 9 Taskin Ahmed, 10 Hasan Mahmud, 11 Mustafizur Rahman

England’s lack of choices could drive them to proceed with the identical XI.

England (possible): 1 Phil Salt, 2 Jos Buttler, 3 Dawid Malan, 4 Ben Duckett, 5 Moeen Ali, 6 Sam Curran, 7 Chris Woakes, 8 Chris Jordan, 9 Adil Rashid, 10 Mark Wooden, 11 Jofra Archer

Pitch and situations

The Shere Bangla Nationwide Stadium has a 164-run common rating for the facet batting first within the final 5 BPL matches this season. A 170-plus rating needs to be sufficient for sides batting first. The climate continues to be heat and dry in Dhaka.

Stats and trivia

  • Bangladesh set a staff file of 24 fours within the first sport, their most in a T20I.
  • Mustafizur Rahman and Chris Jordan are two and 5 wickets, respectively, from taking 100 wickets in T20Is.
  • England turned the sixteenth staff that Bangladesh have overwhelmed in T20Is. They’re but to beat solely South Africa, Scotland and Hong Kong on this format.
  • Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84



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