Bangladesh will take on West Indies in their fifth match of the ICC World Cup 2019. The Tigers have only won one match whereas they have lost two matches. However, their last match against Sri Lanka was called off due to rain. Thus, the Tigers will like to make a solid comeback into the tournament. We take a look at Bangladesh’s Predicted Playing XI and Analysis.
On the other hand, West Indies lost their last match against hosts England. Thus, the West Indies will aim to turn the tables against Bangladesh. Jason Holder-led side was not up to the mark against England and would need to pull up their socks.
Here is Bangladesh’s Predicted Playing XI:
The southpaw batsman had scored 19 runs against England. The left-hander will like to bat at the top of his game against West Indies.
The left-hander could not get going against England as he scored only two runs. Sarkar will aim to give a solid start to the team.
Shakib Al Hasan
The talisman batsman had scored a fine hundred in the last match against England. The left-hander will look to continue his good form going.
The wicket-keeper batsman was hit on the left-hand in the practice session. However, he would be fit to play against West Indies. Rahim had scored 44 runs in the previous match.
The right-hander could not trouble the scorers in the previous match. Thus, Mithun will aim to deliver better performance against West Indies.
The right-hander has been consistent for Bangladesh over the last two years. In fact, it won’t be a bad idea to promote the right-hander in the batting order.
The right-handed batsman had scored 26 runs in the previous match against England. The right-hander will like to deliver the goods.
Mohammad Saifuddin had scalped two wickets in the previous match against England. However, the fast bowler was expensive in his spell.
The off-spinner had also snared two wickets in the last match against the English team. Hasan is delivering the goods with both bat and ball.
The Bangladesh captain has led with aplomb as he has made the right changes at the right time. However, Mortaza will need to deliver the wickets.
The southpaw seamer had scalped one wicket in the last match. However, Rahman was on the expensive side and he would like to tighten the screws.