Bangladesh has performed 9 matches in three ODI collection up to now this yr. 7 wins and a couple of losses. Collection received in all. Collection successful opponents embrace large groups like South Africa and West Indies. They have been misplaced on their very own soil. Lately, Tamim Iqbal’s workforce thrashed the Windies at their house floor. Zimbabwe is the opponent of Bangladesh who has maintained a outstanding streak in one-day cricket.
Bangladesh will face hosts Zimbabwe within the first ODI of the three-match collection on the Harare Sports activities Membership floor on Friday (August 5). The sport will begin at 1:15 pm Bangladesh time. Will be seen reside on T-Sports activities.
Bangladesh could be very robust in ODI in Tulona, Zimbabwe. Not simply the current efficiency, the South African facet have by no means tasted defeat in opposition to the nation since 2013. Residence discipline or their discipline, the final 19 matches successful workforce title is similar; Bangladesh Bangladesh has already scored a half-century of victory in 65 overs, however on paper and on the sector cricket is totally totally different.
Zimbabwe had by no means received a T20 collection in opposition to Bangladesh earlier than, however this time they did it proper. In the identical approach, though Bangladesh is forward within the off-field calculation, Zimbabwe can’t be taken calmly in Harare within the ODI. The Bangladesh captain himself thinks so. Earlier within the press convention, Zimbabwe will sit up for victory.
“In case you rely the 2 groups, we’re the higher workforce. However the recreation of cricket isn’t actually performed by an excellent workforce. It’s decided by who’s enjoying higher or worse on a selected day. You noticed within the T20 collection, they performed higher than us and that is why they received the collection. So we now have to play our greatest recreation to beat them.’
‘It have to be accepted that they’ve completed nicely within the T20 collection. Tomorrow is a brand new problem for each groups. I do know Zimbabwe are wanting ahead to win’ added ODI captain Tamim.
Two T20 collection captains Nurul Hasan Sohan-Mosaddek Hossain by no means received the toss. Bangladesh chased runs each time. It failed twice. Tamim isn’t giving significance to the toss in ODIs. Nevertheless, Tamim feels that the wicket might be barely totally different within the early hours of the Harar wicket on a winter morning. Aside from this, he didn’t assume that the wicket would assist the batting.
Tamim stated, ‘Normally the wicket is sweet right here. A bit difficult when the sport begins at 9:15. The primary hour-and-a-half is a bit difficult. All is nicely after that. What’s one factor, completely enjoying on the nook wicket. So the boundary on one facet might be a little bit smaller. Like 55 yards. It will likely be difficult not just for us however for each groups. Planning needs to be completed preserving this in thoughts.’
Mushfiqur Rahim, who took go away for the West Indies tour, will return to the sport with this match. Bangladesh can play three pacers if they consider benefiting from the morning. Earlier, Bangladesh additionally fielded a pacer in opposition to the Windies in Guyana. That’s unlikely to occur in Harare. Taskin Ahmed-Shariful Islam can return to the XI. Mehdi Hasan Miraj-Taizul Islam could be seen within the spin.
Bangladesh is fielding a robust workforce with out Shakib Al Hasan however Zimbabwe isn’t getting their common captain Craig Irvine. Not with Shane Williams. Wicket keeper batsman Regis Chakava will prepared the ground. Sikandar Raja could be their trump card in ODI too. As well as, there may be Ryan Berlto, who batted devastatingly within the final match!
Bangladesh Possible XI: Tamim Iqbal (captain), Liton Das, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mahmudullah Riyad, Afif Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Taijul Islam, Mostafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed and Shariful Islam.