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England tour of Bangladesh 2023, BAN vs ENG, 2nd T20I Preview and Fantasy Prediction

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England tour of Bangladesh

BAN vs ENG, 2nd T20I

 

Preview 

The 2nd T20I between Bangladesh and England will be played in Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, on Sunday, 12th March 2023, at 02:30 PM IST.

It is a minor surprise that England is again the overwhelming favorite despite playing on foreign fields and losing two straight games.

In the first three T20 matches, Bangladesh performed outstanding cricket, crushing England with two overs remaining. Bangladesh maintains its winning streak after defeating England in the most recent ODI. Shanto scored 51 runs off 30 deliveries to help his team win the T20 match.

Bangladesh will undoubtedly credit Shanto's 51 runs for the victory. Still, Al Hasan's 34* (including six 4s) and Hridoy's 24 also deserve recognition since they were crucial in leading their side to victory in the latter overs.

The bowlers from Bangladesh were a major factor in the triumph since they held England's score low at 156 runs, allowing them to score only 21 runs in the last four overs of their innings. Each of the five bowlers took a wicket, and Mahmud was the only one to take two. That was a true team effort in accurate, deadly bowling.

Even though the English are the current T20 World Cup winners, losing two straight games against Bangladesh has slightly worried England. The batsmen had a strong start, scoring 80 runs from the first 10 overs (including 0/51 from the Powerplay), with Buttler scoring 67 runs from 42 deliveries and Salt scoring 38.

But, other than Salt and Buttler, the other England batters played rather poorly, scoring only 44 runs! Malan was a great surprise since he only got 15 runs in his past three games after making 114* in the first ODI.

No England bowler managed to take more than one wicket because they couldn't seem to adjust to the pitch's somewhat slower, less favorable conditions. Mark Wood received harsh punishment due to his subpar ER of 12.00.

 

Match Details

Match: BAN vs ENG, 2nd T20I, England tour of Bangladesh, 2023

Date: Sunday, March 12, 2023

Time: 2:30 PM

Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

 

Pitch and Weather Report

The Dhaka pitch may be challenging for certain hitters, although spinners are helpful since there is often minimal speed or bounce. While scores of about 200 are possible, 150 is more probable. Similar to the previous T20, fast bowlers could struggle in this match. The game's weather will be transparent, with the highest and the lowest temperatures of 35℃ and 22℃ with a wind speed of 15 km/h in the south direction.

 

Squads

BAN: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Nurul Hasan (wk), Litton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shamim Hossain, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nasum Ahmed , Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, Rony Talukdar, Towhid Hridoy, Tanvir Islam, Rejaur Rahman Raja

ENG: Jos Buttler (c & wk), Philip Salt, Dawid Malan, Ben Duckett, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Reece Topley, Rehan Ahmed, Chris Jordan

 

Probable Playing XIs

BAN: Litton Das, Najmul Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Shamim Hossain, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mehidy Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud

ENG: Jos Buttler (c/wk), Phil Salt, Dawid Malan, Ben Duckett, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Reece Topley

 

Match Prediction

With three half-centuries in his past four games, Shanto and Al Hasan have been batting superbly recently. Bangladesh may secure another win if opener Das provides strong assistance Shanto and Al Hasan again hit half a century or more. Also, they have considerably superior bowling than England and thoroughly understand the wickets. Speculate on Bangladesh winning.

 

Suggested Playing XI Real11 Fantasy Cricket

 

 

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