Australia vs Bangladesh Match Preview- ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 44, Super 8

Published - 20 Jun 2024, 09:34 AM | Updated - 20 Jun 2024, 09:56 AM

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Australia and Bangladesh are set to wrestle with each other in their first game of the Super 4 Round in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. The Australia vs Bangladesh match is the 44th game in the tournament. 

Australia and Bangladesh will wrestle for the sixth time in a T20 World Cup. Earlier, they faced each other on five occasions and the Aussies won all the encounters. Below is a preview of the AUS vs BAN game. 

Australia vs Bangladesh Date and Venue

The Australia vs Bangladesh match takes place on Friday, June 21. The venue of the match is Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua. The match will start at 6 AM IST.  

Australia vs Bangladesh Match Preview- ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 44, Super 8

Australia

Mitchell Marsh is the captain of Australia in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Australia was the best performer in Group B with 4 wins in 4 games. 

AUS Squad: Mitchell Marsh (C), David Warner, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Ellis, Adam Zampa, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Cameron Green. 

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Bangladesh

Najmul Shanto is the skipper of Bangladesh in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. They were part of Group D in the first round and finished in the second spot in the points table. 

BAN Squad:  Najmul Hossain Shanto (C), Tanzid Hasan, Litton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Towhid Hridoy, Mahmudullah, Jaker Ali, Rishad Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mustafizur Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Mahedi Hasan, Tanvir Islam, Shoriful Islam.

Australia vs Bangladesh Key Battles

Travis Head vs Taskin Ahmed

Travis Head owns a lethal batting form and can smash Bangladesh bowlers all over the park. Taskin Ahmed is the opening pacer for the side and will look to outplay him. 

Marcus Stoinis vs Tanzim Hasan Sakib 

Marcus Stoinis owns a stunning form with the bat and is also the leading run-getter for the side. Tanzim Sakib is the top wicket-taker for Bangladesh and will look to halt him. 

Towhid Hridoy vs Adam Zampa 

Towhid Hridoy is the top run-getter for Bangladesh in the tournament so far and Adam Zampa is the leading wicket-taker. The encounter will be exciting to watch out for. 

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Australia vs Bangladesh Key Players

AUS- Marcus Stonis, Travis Head, and David Warner have been the best performers for the side. Adam Zampa, Marcus Stoinis, and Nathan Ellis have done a dashing job in the tournament. 

BAN- Shakib Al Hasan, Towhid Hridoy, and Mahmudduah have played a dominating role in batting. Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Rishad Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, and Mustafizur Rahman have done a stunning job with the bowl. 

Australia vs Bangladesh Weather And Pitch Reports

The weather reports suggest that the AUS vs BAN match has more than a 50% chance of rain. Hence, the match might be impacted by the weather.

Sir Vivian Richards Stadium is a low-scoring ground that offers more assistance to spinners than pacers. Batters have struggled to smash gigantic totals at the stadium. 

Conclusion

Australia and Bangladesh players have shown brilliant performances in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 so far. Bangladesh has a better record in the recent five games while Australia has a 100% win record in the T20I World Cup against Bangladesh. It will exciting to know if Bangladesh can defeat them this time. 

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