Match number 23 of ICC Cricket World Cup is here, and the two teams colliding in this fixture are Bangladesh and Windies. Both teams have so far won a solitary match from four played.
Windies won their opening game against Pakistan, whereas, Bangladesh won their tournament opener against South Africa. Both teams are in a desperate need of a win to get going and stand a chance to come somewhere near to the top four teams in the tournament.
In recent times, Bangladesh has had the better of the men from the Caribbean, however, things are drastically different when it comes to the World Cup as Windies lead the battle 3-0 from 4 matches.
Bangladesh vs Windies
Venue: The Cooper Associates County Club, Taunton
Time: June 17, 03:00 PM
Sun will be out at the start of the match, however, clouds are expected to make their appearance later in the day. The surface is a batting friendly one and the team winning the toss will definitely look to bat first and put up a huge total on the board.
Highest Total: 373/6 (50 Ov) by IND vs SL, Highest Chased: 231/5 (41 Ov) by ZIM vs KEN
Lowest Total: 101/10 (40.3 Ov) by SLW vs RSAW, Lowest Defended: 269/10 (48.3 Ov) by AUSW vs RSAW
Matches Played: 36
Bangladesh won: 13
Windies won: 21
No result: 02
Bangladesh won: 00
Windies won: 03
No result: 01
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Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mohammad Mithun (wk), Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Tamim Iqbal, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Jayed, Liton Das (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Rubel Hossain, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah.
Windies: Jason Holder (c), Shai Hope (wk), Ashley Nurse, Carlos Brathwaite, Evin Lewis, Nicholas Pooran, Andre Russell, Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Kemar Roach, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle.
With this being a high scoring ground, the batsmen will relish their opportunity to bat here. The teams we are providing here will focus on the batting strength of both these sides.