In the 31st match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Afghanistan will be squaring off against Bangladesh at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. Afghanistan will play all their remaining games for pride as they have already been ousted from the competition, whereas, Bangladesh who still are in contention to finish among the top 4 will play this match to keep their hopes alive.
Talkin about the current standings on the points table, without a single win against their name, Afghanistan are placed at the bottom with 6 losses, meanwhile, Bangladesh with 2 wins from 6 games are placed right behind Sri Lanka.
England vs Sri Lanka
Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton
Time: June 24, 03:00 PM
The last match played here between India and Afghanistan saw the pitch being dry which assisted the spinners. A similar sort of surface can be expected for this game which means spinners are expected to get some purchase from this wicket.
Highest Total: 373/3 (50 Ov) by ENG vs PAK, Highest Chased: 306/7 (49 Ov) by NZ vs ENG
Lowest Total: 65/10 (24 Ov) by USA vs AUS, Lowest Defended: 224/8 (50 Ov) by IND vs AFGH
Matches Played: 07
Afghanistan won: 04
Bangladesh won: 03
No result: 00
Afghanistan: Gulbadin Naib (c), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Aftab Alam, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil (wk), Samiullah Shinwari, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran
Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Sabbir Rahman, Abu Jayed, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Mehidy Hasan,Mohammad Saifuddin, Rubel Hossain
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A dry wicket will definitely assist the spinners as the same was seen in the last match played here at the Rose Bowl. The teams we are providing here will consist of spinners from both sides.
Shakib Al Hassan has been in sublime touch for Bangladesh as he has scored 425 runs from 5 innings.
Mushfiqur Rahim has got 244 runs to his name which is the second best from this side.
Tamim Iqbal has got 169 runs to his name with an average of 33.80.