This will probably be Bangladesh’s 6th directly look on the Global Cup since debuting within the event again in 1999. They’ve had combined effects since then with out ever playing a run deep into the contest. Impressively, they have got received 33% in their Global Cup fixtures and they have got put away affiliate participants with relative ease alongside the way in which. Bangladesh have overwhelmed England on the ultimate two Global Cups whilst additionally they boast spectacular wins over India, South Africa (each 2007) and Pakistan (1999). They featured of their first ever knockout fit within the 2015 version of the event however have been overwhelmed very easily through a powerful Indian outfit.
Bangladesh depart the sphere after defeating India on the 2007 Global Cup within the West Indies (Getty).
Squad: Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Jayed
Trainer: Steve Rhodes
Bookies prediction: ninth
Easiest Global Cup end: QFs – 2015
Batsman to look at
The tale if Mushfiqur Rahim is going again the entire technique to 2005 when he made his Take a look at debut in opposition to England at Lord’s as a 16-year-old. He has notched up 203 ODIs since then and has been to 3 Global Cups already. Simplest Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan – each within the 2019 squad – have scored extra ODI runs for Bangladesh, however Rahim is the person in the most efficient shape going into the Global Cup, as evidenced through his present ODI batting score of 16th. Apparently, Bangladesh have appointed former Protea Neil Mckenzie as their batting trainer for the event.
Mushfiqur Rahim (Getty)
Bowler to look at
Mustafizur ‘The Fiz’ Rahman is precisely the quick bowler Bangladesh have sought after ever since they broke onto the world degree. Nonetheless simply 23, Rahman has notched up some massively spectacular numbers since making his ODI debut again in 2015. He has been a continuing within the IPL since then and consequently has advanced an array of abilities that he makes use of to devastating impact on the demise. Rahman is lately ranked at No 11 within the ICC ODI bowling scores however has in truth skilled a dip in shape lately. If he fires, on the other hand, Bangladesh have a bowler up entrance who can do injury at both finish of the innings. Whilst they’re going to depend closely on spin, Rahman offers them some efficiency with the brand new ball.
Mustafizur Rahman (Getty)
Their historical past on the event means that Bangladesh can beat anyone on their day, however it’s arduous to peer them ruffling too many feathers in 2019. The standard of the opposite squads on this event makes development via to the knockouts a surprisingly tough ask. They’ll be expecting to overcome Afghanistan, whilst they’re going to additionally eye Sri Lanka as a recreation they are able to win. A best six end will depart bangladesh greater than happy, however a best 8 goal is more than likely extra reasonable.