ICC World Cup 2019, Warm-Up Game: India vs Bangladesh, Cardiff – Match Preview, Where to Watch, Live Streaming, Weather, Pitch, Prediction
Following a rare batting collapse, India are known for the quick remedies. Virat Kohli-led side has made amends in the recent past, in a bid to produce scintillating performances across formats. However, with eyes set on the ICC World Cup 2019 extravaganza, the Indian captain Virat Kohli has the challenge to bring India the glory. Meanwhile, India vs Bangladesh second warm-up game of the impending ICC World Cup 2019 will kick-off in Cardiff on Tuesday afternoon.
In the first appearance, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Kohli couldn’t do much as a top three batsmen. The trio would be bracing up for the challenge to their delight fans.
Meanwhile, bowlers have a lot to prove as the wickets have been deemed as batting-friendly. The Tigers would struggle against Jasprit Bumrah.
On the other hand, Bangladesh couldn’t practice as their first-game against Pakistan got abandoned due to inclement weather on May 26 (Sunday).
Tamim Iqbal would be hoping to give his team a resounding start during the World Cup. Also, Mashrafe Mortaza has the onus on his shoulders in the bowling department.
Moreover, the senior players would be crucial for Bangladesh in the impending warm-up game.
India vs Bangladesh warm-up match: where to watch, live streaming, match prediction –
Sophia Gardens in Cardiff will host the India vs Bangladesh game.
When to watch:
The game will begin at 3:00 PM IST (9:30 AM GMT)
Where to watch, live streaming:
The viewers could watch the live telecast on the Star Sports network. Plus, the match will be available via streaming via Hotstar.
Here’s the squad of two teams:
India’s squad for the ICC World Cup 2019:
Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami,
Bangladesh’s squad for the ICC World Cup 2019:
Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Mahmudullah Riyad, Shakib Al Hasan (vc), Mohammad Mithun (wicketkeeper), Sabbir Rahman, Mustafizur Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain and Abu Jayed.
The Sophia Gardens surface is true for batting. Meanwhile, the spin bowlers could also play a crucial role in particular for India in the warm-up game.
It wouldn’t be that warm, but overall an ideal condition for the game. The temperatures will hover around 17-degree centigrade. However, the precipitation is recorded as 20 per cent. With weather partly cloudy, the winds will blow at 21 kph.
Following the washout against Pakistan, Bangladesh unit would be keen to give their best against second-ranked ODI team India.
However, despite losing warm-up opener against New Zealand by six wickets, the Men in Blue are eagerly awaiting to gain some momentum.
While going by the team sheets, India is the strongest unit in all aspects except a No.4 situation which has been a cause of concern in the past. However, the unit has been remarkable with the way they have set the game.
We might not witness a run-fest but overall it should be a cakewalk for Kohli’s India We could expect a score of 350-plus despite
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