T20 World Cup 2021, England vs Bangladesh: England will take on Bangladesh in the Match 20 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 today at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Both the teams are a part of Group 1 in the Super 12s stage.
Bangladesh will come into this clash on the back of a poor defeat to Sri Lanka on the other hand, England will be brimming with confidence ahead of this clash after registering a stunning win over West Indies in their previous clash.
During England vs West Indies clash in the T20 World Cup 2021, England displayed a spell-bounding performance to outplay West Indies completely. Engalnd’s bowlers displayed a clinical show with the ball to restrict Werst Indies to a meager 55 runs. Chris Gayle scored highest for the team which was 13 runs. For England Adil Rashid & Moeen Ali starred with the ball by scalping 4 & 2 wickets repsectively.
Later England’s opener Jos Buttler smashed 24 runs to win the clash for England. England lost four quick wickets but they managed to get over the line in just 8.2 overs as the target was a cakewalk for them. England won the match by 6 wickets and moved to the top spot in the group 1 points table.
Bangladesh on the other hand lost to Sri Lanka by five wickets in their previous clash of the T20 World Cup 2021. Batting first, Bangladesh posted a mammoth total of 171-4 against the Lankan squad. Bangladesh’s opener Mohammad Naim hit 62 runs while Mushfiqur Rahman smashed 57 runs to help the team register a total of 171 runs.
Chasing a target of 171 runs Sri Lanka had a poor start as they lost their openers Kusal Perera and Pathum Nissanka early in their chase. Kusul Perera went for 1 run while Nissanka was dismissed after scoring 24 runs. However, then came Bhanuka Rajapaksa & Charith Asalanka on the crease & the duo guided the Sri Lanka team towards splendid victory. Rajapaksa’s astute 53 runs knock & Charith Asalanka’s unbeaten 80 runs knock helped Sri Lanka to reach the mammoth target in 18.5 overs.
Bangladesh will aim at returning back to winning terms by winning today’s clash while England will put their every strength to keep up their winning momentum in today’s clash. With both the teams eyeing a win expect a nerve triggering contest today on the grounds of Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Match: England vs Bangladesh
Date & Time: 27th October 2021; 3:30 PM
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
The competitive track of Sharjah stadium is awaiting to welcome both the teams with arms wide open. The pitch which supports both batters &nbowlers you can expect a first-inning total of around 150-160. Both captains will look to bowl first due to the extra swing on offer during the first innings.
We have a clear day on the cards, making the conditions suitable for a game of cricket.
Predicted Playing XI
Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan, and Tymal Mills
Liton Das/Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Naim, Shakib al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed/Nasum Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman
England is coming into this clash on the back of a strong defeat while Bangladesh is coming into this clash on the back of a narrow margin defeat. England is no doubt stronger than Bangladesh but the latter is also no less than the English squad. However heading into this clash on the back of a confident win, England would try their best to carry their winning momentum into this clash
Prediction: England to make it two wins in a row.
TV and live streaming details
TV: Star Sports Network
Live-stream: Disney+ Hotstar
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