World Cup 2019: Match 26, Australia vs Bangladesh, Preview, Playing XI, Weather Report, Head-to-Head Stats, Pitch Report & Live Streaming

World Cup 2019: Match 26, Australia vs Bangladesh, Preview, Playing XI, Weather Report, Head-to-Head Stats, Pitch Report & Live Streaming

Bangladesh and Australia will go head to head in the 26th fixture of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. The Tigers hammered the Caribbeans in the previous clash to register a seven-wicket win. While the Australians dominated the Asian Islanders (Sri Lanka) by 87 runs.

Match Details

Date: 20th June 2019 (Thursday)

Time: 10:30 AM (England) and 03:00 PM (IST)

Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

Live Stream & TV Broadcast

Australia: Fox Sports, Channel 9, Kayo Live Stream, SEN Radio & Macquarie Sports Radio.

Bangladesh: BTV, GTV, Maasranga, Rabbitholebd & Bangladesh Betar (Radio).

India: Star Sports Network & Hotstar.

Weather Report

Mostly clear weather with a little chance of rain during the play hours will certainly cherish the broadcasters and fans, with the temperature mounting to 17-degree Celsius during the afternoon session.

Pitch Report

The Nottingham pitch usually favours the batsmen, but the bowlers will look to trouble the batsmen by utilizing its bounce.

Head-to-Head Stats

Overall: The Aussies boasts a strong head to head dominance over Bangladesh with 18 wins in 19 completed clashes.

In CWC: The Tigers are yet to register their maiden CWC win against Kangaroos.

In England: Both teams have played five ODI games in England, with Aussies leading the stats at 3-1, while their previous meeting at Kennington Oval (Champions Trophy 2017) was washed-out due to rain.

Australia

Australia Cricket Team
Australia Cricket Team

The Australians are on a trot with four wins in their five games so far and look set to extend their victory list further.

Batting

Key Players: Aaron Finch, David Warner & Steve Smith

Aaron Finch is leading the team's runs chart with 343 runs in five games, and was at his devastating best against, hammering 153 off 132 balls. While the veterans David Warner (281 runs) and Steve Smith (243 runs) are already enjoying their comeback and looks set for another aggressive knock against the Tigers.

Bowling

Key Bowlers: Mitchell Starc & Pat Cummins

Australia’s pacemen Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins have been quite exceptional in this tournament, and have snared 13 and 11 wickets in five games respectively. While Kane Richardson made a strong statement with five wickets in two games and is itching to add more to his wickets tally.

Expected Playing XI

Aaron Finch (C), Alex Carey (WK), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson and Jason Behrendorff.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Cricket Team
Bangladesh Cricket Team

After consecutive defeats, the Tigers bounced back in the previous game against the Windies to get their campaign back on the track and will look to continue the momentum against the Aussies.

Batting

Key Batsmen: Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das & Tamim Iqbal

Shakib Al Hasan is witnessing his best phase with the bat and currently tops the seasons' run-getters chart with 384 runs in four games. Liton Das also made a resounding entry into the World Cup campaign with an unbeaten 94 from 69 balls. These two alongside Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim will bear the responsibility to get the team through the massive chase against Australia.

Bowling

Key Bowlers: Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman & Mehidy Hasan Miraz

Mohammad Saifuddin has been the pick of the lot with nine wickets in four games so. Mustafizur Rahman and Mehidy Hasan Miraz have snared seven and five wickets respectively, and the skipper will need them to rattle the Australian top order early.

Expected Playing XI

Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Mushfiqur Rahim (W), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Mossadek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Mustafizur Rahman.

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