The hosts will be eager to get back on track when they face England in the second ODI of the series in Dhaka. Historically, Dhaka’s Shere Bangla Stadium has not been a high-scoring venue.
However, in their most recent ODI series against India, the home team posted and successfully defended a 271-run total. The same series also saw a low-scoring thriller where Bangladesh chased down 187 runs with 1 wicket in hand at this same venue.
Both England and Bangladesh had batting collapses in the previous game, but thanks to Malan’s maturity and depth in the batting order, England was able to successfully chase down the target.
The visitors’ lineup includes many experienced batters, but the majority of them have an approach that may not be best suited for these conditions.
Jofra Archer has returned to the squad, joining Mark Wood and Chris Woakes in a formidable bowling attack. The hosts’ best players are also present, including Shakib Al Hasan. If Bangladesh’s top four batsmen return to the pavilion with less than 150 runs, they will struggle to reach a competitive total.
The 2nd ODI between Bangladesh vs England will take place on March 3rd, 2023 at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka.
Match Details to Note
Match: Bangladesh vs England, 2nd ODI, England Tour of Bangladesh 2023
Date: March 03, 2023 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 AM IST
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Bangladesh defeated the men in blue in their last ODI series at home, led by Liton Das. Bangladesh would be confident going into the England series with Tamim Iqbal back in the side and at the helm.
There were obvious issues in the batting lineup during their last ODI series. While Mehidy Hasan Miraz was the match-winner for Bangladesh, others were ineffective.
And the same problems have persisted as Bangladesh has failed to recover after losing wickets in the middle. With 3 of the top 4 batters failing to convert their starts, Bangladesh seem to have serious troubles in their batting.
A few years ago, Shakib Al Hasan was a consistent match-winner for Bangladesh. He no longer seems to have the same impact. Mahmadullah and Mushfiqur Rahim are among the other experienced players in this side.
They will be expected to step up and deliver in a do-or-die match. Bangladesh will lose the series if they lose another game. Tamim Iqbal’s form is also crucial at this point, and he must land a big blow at the top.
The bowling attack is the only consistent aspect of this squad. This team’s key bowlers are Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, and Ebadot Hossain.
Tamim Iqbal, Litton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mahmud Ullah, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, Ebadot Hossain Chowdhury, Taijul Islam, Towhid Hridoy
Possible Playing XI:
Tamim Iqbal (c), Litton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Ebadot Hossain, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
Jos Buttler will be overjoyed with the victory, even if it was not as expected. England were expected to cruise to victory after dominating the contest with the ball, chasing a small target of 210 runs.
The opposition, on the other hand, maintained their form with the ball and caused problems for the English batting order. Three of England’s top four batters were dismissed for 45 runs, and it was Dawid Malan who led the fightback.
With batsmen like James Vince, Jason Roy, and Jos Buttler in the lineup, England is expected to fare much better than they did in the previous game.
In the lower order, there is also Moeen Ali, who is a big-impact player in a limited-overs game. What England is looking for now is a change in strategy. They require a few of their batters to serve as anchors and focus more on developing partnerships.
Buttler, in particular, will be looking for a captain’s knock through the middle. The home team will struggle against the disciplined pace attack of Jofra Archer, Mark Wood, and Chris Woakes.
Another key bowler to keep an eye on in this squad is Adil Rashid. He has been one of England’s most consistent one-day bowlers over the years. England faces another collapse and a close encounter unless they adapt to these conditions.
Jos Buttler, Rehan Ahmed, Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Sam Curran, Saqib Mahmood, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, James Vince, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood
Possible Playing XI:
Jason Roy, Philip Salt, Dawid Malan, James Vince, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Will Jacks, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood
Bangladesh vs England Head to Head
Bangladesh vs England Head to Head Stats in ODIs
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Bangladesh vs England Toss Prediction
Teams bowling first have won 66 of the 122 One-Day Internationals played on this ground. Because posting a competitive total on this pitch is difficult, both teams would prefer to bowl first if they win the toss.
Bangladesh vs England Pitch Report
The second ODI of the series will be played at Dhaka’s Shere Bangla Stadium. In ODIs, the average first innings score is 222 runs. The venue has also seen some big scores, the highest coming from India in the 2011 World Cup. At the moment, a 275-run total appears to be a match-winning score on this ground.
In the past, the pitch has been beneficial to batters, but in recent years, it has been beneficial to bowlers. The batters will struggle to time their strokes, and the bowlers will have an advantage. On the day of the match, Dhaka will be sunny with a high of 33 degrees Celsius.
Bangladesh vs England Prediction
Both teams’ bowlers appear to be in top form. If the pitch behaves like it did in the first game of the series, it will be another low-scoring thriller. And in such nail-biters, Bangladesh has a good chance of winning. The hosts have a strong overall lineup that includes experienced batters who can turn things around. Their bowlers have been consistent and have a strong home record. England, the current white-ball champions, are capable of winning an ODI anywhere in the world. Given their squad strength, they will start as favourites in our match prediction. Check out the odds at Cricbaba!
England is the favourite to beat Bangladesh at the odds of 1.43.
Bangladesh vs England Most Recommended Player for Bet:
Dawid Malan was the standout performer in the first game. He scored 114 runs off 145 balls to help England cross the line in a low-scoring thriller.