Match 26 of ICC Cricket World Cup will be seen the battle between Australia and Bangladesh. Where Australia are the defending champion, Bangladesh are one of the underdogs who have been performing well in the ICC World Cup so far. Though Bangladesh won two of their five games so far, Australia won four.
Marcus Stoinis, who was earlier suffering from a side strain, is expected to return in the squad. No injury scare for Bangladesh as of now.
Predicted Playing 11
Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Glen Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mustafizur Rahman
Weather and pitch report
There is a little chance for rain in the morning, but it is expected to be a sunny day and the game will take place.
Both the teams have met 2 times in the history of ICC World Cup where Australia won 2 times and the third game was abandoned. Both the teams, however, will try to keep their winning momentum on.
In the Dream 11 team for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match, Mushfiqur Rahim has been chosen the wicketkeeper, keeping his current form in mind. He can score big as well as able to anchor the innings to the end.
Five batsmen have been selected on this Dream 11 team, Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, David Warner and Aaron Finch. Both Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar are able to give a steady start to their team whereas David Warner and Aaron Finch both are currently dealing with centuries and have been in a formidable form. Both can change the game single-handedly.
The Dream 11 team also consists of two all-rounders, named Shakib Al Hasan and Glenn Maxwell. While Shakib’s blistering form has become a threat to the opponent, Maxwell is doing good with the ball. The number 1 all-rounder in the ICC ranking, Shakib is currently leading the batting chart of the leading run-getter in the tournament and has the ability to take the team to the finish line.
Three bowlers have been named in the Dream 11 team, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin and Mitchell Starc. Saifuddin has already taken 9 wickets while Hasan picked up 5. On the other hand, Mitchell Starc is currently the second highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 13 wickets, including a four-fer and a five-wicket haul.
Captain and vice-captain
Shakib Al Hasan and David Warner have been chosen the captain and vice-captain of the Dream 11 team respectively of ES.