Taunton – Each groups introduced themselves on the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2019 with convincing victories, however have did not construct on to that success.
Whereas aggression with the ball has paid wealthy dividends for West Indies , their batsmen’s shot choice has offset a few of that and value them video games. Towards England on Friday, 14 June, West Indies collapsed from 144/Three within the 30th over to 212 all out within the 45th. Including to the woes are accidents to their key gamers, as Andre Russell and Sheldon Cottrell may bowl solely 5 overs between them earlier than leaving the sector on Friday.
Bangladesh’s success within the match up to now has revolved round Shakib Al Hasan’s contributions with the bat at No.3. The bowling succumbed to the stress created by England in Cardiff and did not create sufficient wicket-taking alternatives, conceding 386/6 within the allotted 50 overs. Mashrafe Mortaza will hope for a much-improved efficiency towards a strong Windies line-up, and lead the efforts himself.
Whereas taking part in circumstances in Taunton favour West Indies extra, Bangladesh would draw confidence from their success over Jason Holder’s males in current occasions. With each groups at the moment locked at three factors every, there’s little room for complacency within the all-important fixture on Monday.
The wicket-keeper batsman averages a staggering 94.57 towards Bangladesh, nearly twice his general profession common of 49.72. West Indies , who misplaced to Australia and England resulting from lack of partnerships with the bat, want somebody to play a protracted innings – who higher than Shai Hope to try this?
A key middle-order batsman, Mushfiqur, together with Shakib, laid the inspiration for Bangladesh’s win over South Africa with a gradual innings of 78. Mushfiqur, who has scored 5 half-centuries in his final ten outings towards West Indies , averaging 63.71 in that point, will goal for a giant innings on Monday.
A high-quality begin to the day is predicted, with early sunshine, adopted by partly cloudy intervals thereafter. With the solar anticipated to remain out for probably the most half, and the boundaries at Tauton that includes quick dimensions, a high-scoring recreation may very well be on the playing cards.