England will face Bangladesh in match no:20 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. The match will begin at 03:30 PM IST on Wednesday, October 27th. Here are our ENG Vs BAN Match Predictions, with a preview, squad, and probable XI.
ENG vs BAN MATCH PREDICTIONS: PREVIEW
The Three Lions, headed by Eoin Morgan, got off to a flying start in Dubai by defeating West Indies by 6 wickets. They bowled out the Windies’ side for 55 runs, and the batters gunned down the goal in 8.2 overs.
The Tigers, on the other side, were defeated by Sri Lanka by 5 wickets on Sunday at Sharjah. Their batting unit has performed really well by assisting the team to a 171-4 total – But their bowling unit has proved to be the weak link in their side.
ENG vs BAN: Favourites?
England is presently on top of the standings, and a victory here will place them in a strong position to advance to the next one. This is more of a must-win game for Bangladesh. On record, and based on their respective previous results, England is the clear favourite to win the approaching encounter.
Which players will be match-winners in this game?
England: For many years, England’s top-order batsman Jos Buttler has been a force of arms in limited-overs cricket.
Bangladesh: In the present T20 World Cup, Shakib Al Hasan has been in spectacular form with the ball in hand.
Moeen Ali was named man-of-the-match in England’s triumph against the West Indies.
Mohammad Naim, at the top of the lineup, is capable of carrying Bangladesh on his shoulders.
Probable Playing XI:
England predicted XI:
England Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan (c), Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Tymal Mills.
Bench: Mark Wood, David Willey, Sam Billings, Tom Curran.
Bangladesh predicted XI:
Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Nasum Ahmed , Mustafizur Rahman.
Bench: Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Shamim Hossain, Soumya Sarkar.
What do stats say about ENG vs BAN?
England cannot anticipate Bangladesh to roll over like the West Indies; their success has provided them tremendous confidence, and they can hope to make it two from two.
As South Africa and Australia faced off on Saturday in Abu Dhabi, the surface proved difficult to bat on. On the pitch, batting was a difficult job. Before going for shots, hitters must get their eyes in. Pursuing should continue to be the best option.
The game will be played in the afternoon. As per weather.com, the temperature in Abu Dhabi, UAE, will be about 32℃ during the day and 26℃ at night on October 27. With a clear sky, there will be just a 2% chance of rain. Daytime, the humidity will be about 55%. As a result, players will have to suffer from the hot weather on the field in the afternoon.
Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium is not a very high-scoring venue.
Looking at both teams form and team combinations – England has a higher chance to win this encounter against Bangladesh. But we never know when the tigers are going to roar.
Please note that our Match predictions are based on our analysis and they do not guarantee positive results.