England vs Bangladesh, 1st Match, Group A
The ICC Champions Trophy is the most awaited league for the cricket fans. So get ready for the first match between England and Bangladesh. It will be played at The Oval, London on June 1st, and Thursday at 3:00 PM. Both the teams would be new to the ground.
England vs Bangladesh Previous Stats Head2Head in ODIs Matches:
Over the past 15 years, England lost three games out of the 16 played against the Asian side.
Previous Champions Trophy encounter between England & Bangladesh:
- Gymkhana Club Ground, Nairobi, October 5, 2000
England won by eight wickets with 6.1 Overs to spare
Player of the match: Alec Stewart
- World Cup 2015 encounters:
Adelaide Oval, March 9, 2015
After opting to bat 1st, Bangladesh posted on board 275 for 7 and manages to restrict the England batting to 260 for 10. Bangladesh won by 15 runs.
Player of the match – Mahmudullah (Bangladesh)
- Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong, March 11, 2011
Bangladesh won by two wickets
Player of the match: Imrul Kayes
- Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, April 11, 2007
England won by four wickets
Player of the match: Sajid Mahmood
- 12 Oct 2016 England won by 4 wickets
- 20 Oct 2016 England won by 22 runs
- 28 Oct 2016 Bangladesh won by 108 runs
Key players for each side:
Bangladesh known for is his good bowling attack. Shakib Al Hasan has added a new dimension to Bangladesh’s batting department. Mustafizur Rahman fast bowler, batsmen have found it hard to pick his slower swing deliveries, and have often lost their wickets to him in the death overs. England pitches are fast bowler friendly, Mustafizur has the variety and ability to swing the ball both ways inswing and outswing could prove vital. On his day, he can batter any opposition out of the game.
The strength of England is his pace bowling department, especially at home grounds. But against a side, like Bangladesh has good bowling attack, England would need to bat at its very best to counter the skill that its opponent has shown with the ball in recent times. Jos Buttler & Sam Billings both the key player for England and can be the tuner in any match. On his day, he can batter any opposition out of the game.
England Tridents will win the Toss.
The match will be won by England as Eoin Morgan will miss no opportunity to make his name remembered. On the other side, Bangladesh with key bowlers like Mosaddek Hossain & Mustafizur Rahman will also not give up so easily. The match will be defined to 280 to 300 runs maximum.
England Team Squad
Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Sam Billings, Ben Duckett, Steve Finn, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, David Willey, Mark Wood
Bangladesh Team Squad
Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Subashis Roy, Sunzamul Islam, Nurul Hasan, Mehedi Hasan, Nasir Hossain, Shafiul Islam