IND vs BAN 2019 1st T20 Match Timing Venue Squad – Team India will be starting another one of their series in the grand home season. After dumping Bangladesh 3-0 in the test matches, India will now look to go in the repeat mode against Bangladesh in the 3 match T20 International series which is starting on Sunday, 3rd November 2019. This match will be played in the national capital in the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.
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India is going to be playing this T20 without their regular skipper Virat Kohli. The Indian skipper has been rested after India completed its dominance against South Africa in the test matches. Rohit Sharma who has had a great year so far is now all set to captain India again in the shortest format.
IND vs BAN 2019 1st T20 Match Timing Venue Squad
Rohit has been in a phenomenal form in 2019. After scoring 5 world cup tons, Hit Man scored 2 centuries and one double ton when asked to open in the recently concluded series against South Africa. Hit Man was also awarded the man of the series award for contributing the most number of runs in that series.
Now, he is back as the Indian captain. Previously, Rohit has led India to 2 victories in 2018. India won the Nidahas Trophy under Ro-Hitman Sharma. The series which was a tri-series where Sri Lanka and Bangladesh also participated. He was also instrumental in India winning the Asia Cup, which was played as a 50 over the tournament.
IND vs BAN 2019 1st T20 Match Timing Venue Squad – Rohit Sharma has a great captaincy record in the shortest format and has won 4 IPL titles which no other team has. So, Hit Man will be eyeing another series win under his belt. Many experts also believe that Rohit Sharma should be made the captain of India’s limited-overs side.
With the Mission T20 in Australia coming up next year… One thinks, Should Rohit Sharma be the captain of India’s T20 International squad in the mega event which will be hosted by Australia? It is less than a year to go for that tournament but the team management and the selectors should take a call on this debatable decision.
India will also look at Shikhar Dhawan’s performance closely. Although Dhawan didn’t have an ideal 2019 with the bat after his magnificent hundred against Australia in the world cup 2019. There is nothing to talk about the Delhi boy. Now Gabbar will be playing on his home ground. Will he seize this opportunity? Or will India have to think about another option?
IND vs BAN 2019 1st T20 Match Timing Venue Squad – The number 3 spot is for grab because of Kohli’s absence. Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer and Rishab Pant have been under the scanner for not performing well against South Africa in the T20 International series due to which there were failures such as the series drawn to 1-1.
Now is the time for the youngsters to step up and grab their places for the World T20 next year. With Sanju Samson and Shivam Dube also being selected, the competition to be on the side has been more enthusiastic.
IND vs BAN 2019 1st T20 Match Timing Venue Squad – Shivam Dube, the hard-hitting all-rounder might make his debut in Delhi. He is most likely to be a replacement for Hardik Pandya. But Samson has been called up again after the 2015 series which was against Zimbabwe. Now is the time for someone like Samson to step up. He is a great talent but his consistency is the issue. From now on, he should be consistent as a wicketkeeper-batsman. Samson is not looked only as a keeper but is selected as a pure batsman in the side. He might get a place in the playing XI but it will be his job to cement his place after the 1st T20 International.
Lokesh Rahul is another player who will be tested in this series. There might be a possibility of Rahul playing at the number 3 spot. His performances in the past haven’t been good especially in the test matches where Rahul failed to keep his spot, just like his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan. Now, all that Rahul needs is to play and play good where the opportunity arises.
IND vs BAN 2019 1st T20 Match Timing Venue Squad – The pace battery of India is young and experienced. Sometimes they start well but don’t end but sometimes they end after a poor start. These guys need to learn and will eventually grow with the experience.
Pace Bowlers like Deepak Chachar, Shardul Thakur, and Khaleel Ahmed will be tested in the absence of Bhuvi, Bumrah, and Shami this time. The young debutant Navdeep Saini is also going to be missed out because of the injury.
There is no Ravindra Jadeja too in the squad. But India’s Yuzvendra Chahal, Krunal Pandya, and Washington Sundar will be in the squad. Pandya will be the all-rounder in the absence of Ravi Jadeja while Sundar will also have to deliver with the bat if needed.
IND vs BAN 2019 1st T20 Match Timing Venue Squad – India are favorites to win the series but they can’t take the Bangla Tigers lightly. Bangladesh has run close on the two occasions when they faced India in the shortest format. This is the team that can surprise any opposition on their day.
India Vs Bangladesh 1st T20 International – Preview – Team India Probable XI –
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer/KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Sanju Samson, Shivam Dube, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chachar, Washington Sundar, Khaleel Ahmed, and Yuzvendra Chahal.
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Bangladesh will start their tour with a lot of concerns after their star all-rounder and captain Shakib Al Hasan has been banned by the International Cricket Council for two years. Bangladesh will miss Shakib and so this will be the toughest phase in their cricket.
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The Bangla Tigers have already arrived in Delhi and have begun their preparation for this tour. They will be playing against a side which they have not beaten even once in the shortest format. They ran out close to winning a T20 International against India in the World T20 which was held in India itself but the last ball run out by MSD stole the match away from the Tigers. In the Nidashas Trophy’s final, it was Dinesh Kartik who banged the Bangladeshi bowlers. He hit 22 runs from just 9 deliveries which made India win the trophy on the Sri Lankan soil.
IND vs BAN 2019 1st T20 Match Timing Venue Squad – Now the Bangladeshi cricket players will have to move forward from Shakib Al Hasan’s saga. They will definitely miss him and his all-round services. But they have others who might fill in his shoes for the team. Bangladesh will have to concentrate on the actual match which will be played on Sunday.
They will also be concentrating on the experience of Tamim Iqbal. The opener didn’t travel to India citing a personal reason. He said that he wants to be with his wife who is expecting a baby soon. Liton Das or Mohd Mithun might open with Soumya Sarkar.
Liton Das has earlier batted at the top of the order against India in the past. A senior player like Mushfiqur Rahim and the new skipper will have to deliver as a team. They will need a good start from the openers. Sarkar didn’t have a good world cup, but now the opener needs to put those things behind. Sarkar’s addition will also give Bangladesh a handy option of bowling. In the world cup, he was known more for his bowling rather than batting.
A senior player like Mushfiqur Rahim and the new T20 International skipper Mahmuddullah will have roles to play in the absence of Iqbal and Shakib. Rahim might bat at number 3 and the new skipper will have to bat at number 4 to provide more solidity for Bangladesh.
IND vs BAN 2019 1st T20 Match Timing Venue Squad – Then comes the all-rounders who compliment the T20 format. Mosaddek Hossain, Afif Hossain and Abu Hinder Roy. These are players who have to take up the responsibility to deliver for the team.
Mustafizur Rahman will have to use his IPL experience in this 3 match T20 International Fizz which has been good for the Sunrisers Hyderabad but for Bangladesh, he needs to be the best. He should also guide youngsters like Arafat Sunny, Taijul Islam, and Al-Amin Hossin in the team because only Mustafizur has more experience to play on the Indian Pitches.
But one thing that Bangladesh will miss is the spin department. They will have to use a part-timer which can cause them the problems they need.
India Vs Bangladesh 1st T20 International – Preview Team Bangladesh Preview – Probable XI of Bangladesh
Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah captain, Animul Islam, Afif Hossain, Mossadek Hossain, Aminul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain, and Shafiul Islam.
IND vs BAN 2019 1st T20 Match Timing Venue Squad – Can Bangladesh upset India and win their first-ever T20 International match?
The answers will be available to us on Sunday 3rd November 2019 on the Star Sports Networks and live streaming will also be available on Hotstar mobile application.
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