September 21, Friday; 17:00 IST
Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium, Dubai
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India starting their defence of the Asia Cup with matches on consecutive days, within the sweltering warmth of Dubai, was seen as a significant drawback. However, truly, India have had and can proceed to carry two distinct benefits over the three different groups who’ve certified for the Tremendous 4: the dearth of journey exertions and the familiarity of the pitch and enjoying circumstances on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium. Although India usually are not missing in high quality or expertise, with the ability to play all their Asia Cup matches (six, in the event that they attain the ultimate) is a significant plus for the defending champion.
On the flip aspect, India need to take care of the absence of Hardik Pandya, particularly, after he was dominated out of the match with an acute decrease again spasm, whereas squad members Axar Patel and Shardul Thakur have additionally been dominated out with a left index finger harm and proper hip and groin soreness respectively.
Captains of Bangladesh (Mashrafe Mortaza) and Pakistan (Sarfraz Ahmed) have displayed their displeasure at India’s scheduling and venue allotment. In Bangladesh’s case, they’ll play their first Tremendous-4 match in opposition to India, who’re the A1 crew, on Friday, lower than 24 hours after the completion of their remaining Group B match, which was performed in Abu Dhabi. Additionally, Bangladesh’s end result in opposition to Afghanistan won’t have made a distinction to their enjoying in opposition to India on Friday: even when Mashrafe Mortaza and co. beat Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi, they’ll nonetheless have performed the defending champion in Dubai after being the B2 crew regardless.
“Even a mad particular person could be upset. Mainly what has occurred is that we have been made the second crew in Group B even earlier than we performed the final recreation. It’s irritating. We got here right here with a plan. We’d play Sri Lanka first and if we gained and performed properly [against Afghanistan], we’d be group champions and play the runners-up of Group A. However this morning we heard that we’re already Group B runners-up no matter whether or not we win or lose. So, after all, it’s disappointing,” Mortaza stated at a press convention on Wednesday.
The left wrist harm to Tamim Iqbal and his being dominated out of the match won’t assist Bangladesh’s trigger both. The main constructive, nevertheless, is Mushfiqur Rahim coming into the conflict in opposition to India with runs underneath his belt, whereas Mohammad Mithun scored a half-century in Bangladesh’s first match. Bangladesh’s bowling assault haemorrhaged runs on the demise in opposition to Afghanistan, although they have been with out Mustafizur Rahman, who was rested for this match. The return of Mushfiqur and Mustafizur will bolster Bangladesh, who, nevertheless, should be at their best possible to doubtlessly beat India.
From India’s perspective, the emphatic end result in opposition to Pakistan will give them the boldness of going all the best way within the match. Bhuvneshwar Kumar confirmed glimpses of being again to his greatest with figures of three/15 and in Kedar Jadhav they’ve a part-time off-spinner who’s proving very efficient as soon as once more. The crew administration will deal with the perfect mixture going ahead in Pandya’s absence, with Deepak Chahar, his substitute, prone to come straight again in.
Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium pitch report and forecast
Batting underneath lights in Dubai has been simpler with the ball approaching to the bat higher than within the first innings, although run-scoring has been tough in opposition to the older ball. Having gained after they have batted and bowled first, India won’t be determined to win the toss, which does put strain on Bangladesh and what they’ll want to do.
The forecast says that Friday will probably be very heat however much less humid with a excessive of 40 diploma Celsius. The temperature within the night is a extra nice 34 levels.
India vs Bangladesh face to face in ODI
India maintain an awesome 27-5 face to face report in opposition to Bangladesh in 33 ODIs, with one match producing no end result.
India vs Bangladesh enjoying XI
Chahar is prone to substitute Pandya because of his repertoire being similar to Pandya’s: a seamer who can bat decrease down the order. Aside from this pressured change, India are prone to retain their line-up from the thumping win over Pakistan.
Possible India enjoying XI: 1 Rohit Sharma (c), 2 Shikhar Dhawan, three Ambati Rayudu, four Dinesh Karthik, 5 MS Dhoni (wk), 6 Kedar Jadhav, 7 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, eight Jasprit Bumrah, 9 Kuldeep Yadav, 10 Yuzvendra Chahal, 11 Deepak Chahar
For Bangadesh, Mushfiqur and Mustafizur are prone to come again into the line-up, with Mominul Haque and Abu Hider Rony, who performed in opposition to Afghanistan prone to make manner.
Possible Bangladesh enjoying XI: 1 Mashrafe Mortaza (c), 2 Liton Das, three Nazmul Hossain, four Mushfiqur Rahim, 5 Mohammad Mithun, 6 Mahmudullah, 7 Shakib Al Hasan, eight Mosaddek Hossain, 9 Mehidy Hasan, 10 Mustafizur Rahman, 11 Rubel Hossain
India, who’ve overcome Hong Kong and Pakistan’s challenges, will begin this match because the favorite. Bangladesh’s probabilities of profitable rely upon how properly they bat, whether or not they bat first or second in opposition to a top quality Indian bowling assault comprising Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, and Yuzvendra Chahal.