ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Match 31): Bangladesh vs Afghanistan – Stats Preview
Bangladesh and Afghanistan will face each other on Monday (24th June) at The Rose Bowl (Southampton) in the 31st match of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
In this tournament, Bangladesh has earned five points after playing six matches, while Afghanistan hasn’t opened their points account yet as they have suffered defeats in all their six matches.
Before this encounter between Bangladesh and Afghanistan, here we are discussing the statistical preview of this match.
Teams’ recent ODI form
Bangladesh (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Lost, Lost, Won and Lost.
Afghanistan (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Won, Lost, Won, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost and Lost
ODI records at Rose Bowl (Southampton)
Head-to-Head ODI records
Overall (7 matches): Bangladesh won 4 ODIs; Afghanistan won 3 ODIs
At neutral venues (3 matches): Bangladesh won 2 ODIs; Afghanistan won 1 ODI
In England: Never played before
At Rose Bowl, Southampton: Never played before
In the World Cup (1 match): Bangladesh won 1 ODI; Afghanistan won 0 ODIs
i) Afghanistan cricketer Gulbadin Naib has scored 957 ODI runs. He is 43 runs away to become the 10th Afghanistan batsman to score 1,000 ODI runs.
i) The 34-year-old Mohammad Nabi has scored 2,681 runs in ODI career. Only Mohammad Shahzad has scored more ODI runs than Nabi as Shahzad has scored 2,727 ODI runs. Nabi is 47 runs away to become the new leading ODI run-scorer for Afghanistan.
ii) Mohammad Nabi has already taken 197 international wickets. With three more wickets, Nabi will become the second Afghanistan bowler, after Rashid Khan (211 wickets), to take 200 or more international wickets.
i) Bangladesh pacer Mashrafe Mortaza has taken 98 wickets as an ODI captain. Two more wickets will help him to become the first Bangladesh ODI captain and fourth overall ODI captain to take 100 wickets.
ii) Mashrafe Mortaza has taken 19 wickets in Cricket World Cup. He needs to take two more wickets to become the second most CWC wicket-taker for Bangladesh. At present, Shakib Al Hasan (28 wickets) and Abdur Razzak (20 wickets) are the top two most CWC wicket-takers for Bangladesh.
i) Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has scored 10,946 runs in the international career. He needs to score 54 more runs to become the third most international run-scorer as a Bangladesh batsman. Tamim Iqbal (12,688 runs) and Shakib Al Hasan (11,420 runs) were the first two Bangladesh players to achieve this feat.
Shakib Al Hasan
i) The left-handed batsman Shakib Al Hasan has scored 965 runs in Cricket World Cup. By scoring 35 more runs, he will become the first Bangladesh batsman to score 1,000 CWC runs.
i) The 33-year-old batsman Mahmudullah has scored 3,920 ODI runs. The right-handed batsman is 80 runs away to complete his 4,000 ODI runs. He will become the fourth Bangladesh batsman to score 4,000 ODI runs.