Chasing a target of 309 runs in 1st ODI, Bangladesh floundered their chances of an easy victory when they cheaply lost 6 wickets for merely 17 runs and bundled up at 288 runs. England won the match by a margin of 21 runs.
Can Bangladesh beat England in 2nd ODI on 09 Oct at Dhaka? Just wait and watch.
- Top order in good form.
- Debutants B Ducket and J Ball performed well.
- Pace bowlers are good. Spinners effective.
- J Roy- 40, J Vince- 65, J Butler- 40, S Billings- 50.
- M Ali- 40, B Ducket- 20, C Woakes-25.
- Wicket takers- L Plunkett, A Rashid, S Finn.
- Weak Top order and Middle order.
- Batsmen are not aggressive- over cautious.
- Weak pace and spin attack.
- M Mortaza must rest- failsedwith ball and bat since long.
- S Sarkar and N hossain may replace M Hossain and MH Saikat.
- I Kayes- 25, T Iqbal- 80, M Rahim- 40, S Rehman- 30.
- Sakib Al Hasan- 30, Mamudullah- 30, N Hossain- 30.
- Wicket takers- S Islam, Shakib Al Hasan, T Ahmed.
- England batting is stronger than Bangladesh.
- Bangladesh batsmen need to score fast and be aggressive to win matches.
- Bangladesh pacers are very weak.
- England all rounders are in stronger.
- Overall, England are a very strong team.
Likely Winner- England