Introduction

India vs Bangladesh: India will play against Bangladesh in North Sound, Antigua. Favourite: India: Considering how much the Men in Blue enjoys success against Bangladesh in T20 cricket, they will start as the favourite squad. With the Indian batting likely to be pitted against an impressive Bangladesh bowling line-up, this fixture could see some of that battle unfold.

Match Details:

  • Teams: India (IND) vs Bangladesh (BAN)
  • Tournament: ICC T20 World Cup 2024
  • Date: June 22, 2024 (Saturday)
  • Time: 08:00 PM IST, 09:30 AM Local Time
  • Stadium: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua

Rohit Sharma’s Dominance

Rohit Sharma [In Tests (Home)] M: 2 – R: 402 – A: 134.00 – SR: 48.68 Bolstered by a great T20I record versus Bangladesh [T20Is] | Inns: 12 – Runs: 454 – A1050 | S/R: 141.4 He has five fifties against Bangladesh, the most by any player in T20Is against them.

Recent Form of Teams

India: TWWWA

Bangladesh: WWLWW

Likely Playing XIs

India:

  • Batsmen: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav
  • Allrounders: Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja
  • Wicketkeeper: Rishabh Pant
  • Bowler : Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Arshdeep Singh and Kuldeep Yadav

Bangladesh:

  • BATSMEN: Tanzid Hasan,Najmul Hossain Shanto, Towhid Hridoy, Jaker Ali
  • All-Rounders: Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah
  • Wicketkeeper: Litton Das
  • Bowling: Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Rishad Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman

Key Players for India

  • Virat Kohli – Fifty against Bangladesh in 2022 T20 World Cup
  • Jasprit Bumrah: Arguably one of the GOATs in white ball cricket having great stats at the 2024 T20 World Cup.

 Players Who Can Really Change the Game for India

  • SuryaKumar Yadav: He is known for playing at high joe and non-conventional shots.
  • Rishabh Pant:- An unorthodox batsman against whom no opposition feels safe.

Key Players for Bangladesh

Towhid Hridoy: Been in good touch at the 2024 T20 World Cup

Tanzim Hasan Sakib (9 wickets) – One of Bangladesh’s effective bowlers in the tournament.

Bangladesh: Impact Players

  • Mustafizur Rahman: Experienced bowler with 127 wickets in 100 appearances
  • Mahmudullah: He is the original pressure cooker.

Head to Head Record

India have a superior head-to-head record against Bangladesh in T20Is having won 12 out of the 13 battles fought between them. India have won all four previous meetings in T20 World Cups.

Player Head to Head Stats

Rohit Sharma vs Mustafizur Rahman: Rohit – 69 runs off 41 balls dismissed 5 Times

Virat Kohli- 27 runs from 31 balls in 4 innings Shakib Al Hasan- N/A

Shakib Al Hasan: Shakib has faced 43 balls in 10 innings and scored at a run rate of 61.

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Venue and Pitch Analysis

North Sound, Antigua is having 5 matches till now in the World Cup. Chasing teams: 3 /5 ( 60.00 %) It is a pitch that also helps the seam bowlers and spinners equally. The top score at this ground in the season is 194. The runs per wicket is 117/7 while second batting falls at 107/3. Expect the weather to be 28 degrees and a 20% of rain.

Match Prediction

India: India would be favourite against Bangladesh due to a strong batting and bowling lineup. The match-up to keep an eye on will be Bangladesh’s bowlers lead by Mustafizur Rahman against India’s openers, Kohli and Rohit. Win Prediction: India – 70%, Bangladesh – 30%

Conclusion

With their strong batting line-up and settled bowling, India should run over Bangladesh in this T20I. Dynamic encounter; stars to dazzle each other with sizzling battles Supporters can look forward to that exciting match in Antigua. 

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