Australia and Bangladesh are set to lock horns in Match No.34 of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021 on Thursday, November 4 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. The Aussies, led by Aaron Finch, are in a bit of trouble, having lost their previous game to England by eight wickets.
Since they lost with 50 balls left, their net run rate also went down to as low as -0.627. The Tigers, on the other hand, have already been knocked out of the competition. Mahmudullah and Co. have nothing, but pride to play for. They will be looking to get a win under their belt and end on a high.
Match – Australia vs Bangladesh – Match 34
Venue – Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Time – 03:30 PM IST, 10:00 AM GMT
Where to watch live – Star Sports Network
The pitch in Dubai hasn’t been all that great for batting as the bowlers have dictated terms most times. The batters have had to strain to score runs. Moreover, the deck has also favoured the chasing teams. Hence, batting second should be the way forward.
Average first innings score: 130 (7 T20Is in Dubai in T20 World Cup 2021)
Record of Chasing teams: Won – 7, Lost – 0, Tied – 0
Probable Playing XIs
David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), Pat Cummins, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa
Bench: Kane Richardson, Mitchell Swepson, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh
Mohammad Naim, Liton Das (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Shoriful Islam/Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed
Bench: Mustafizur Rahman, Nurul Hasan, Rubel Hossain/Shoriful Islam
Matches- 9, Australia – 5, Bangladesh– 4, Tied- 0
In T20 World Cups
Matches- 4, Australia – 4, Bangladesh– 0, Tied- 0
Probable best batter of the match
David Warner (Australia)
David Warner wasn’t having the best of outings with the bat before the World Cup started. But the left-hander has found form in the mega event. After scoring 14 against South Africa, Warner made 65 against Sri Lanka. Although he didn’t get the Player of the Match award, Warner would have been relieved, having gotten some important runs under his belt.
Probable best bowler of the match
Adam Zampa (Australia)
Adam Zampa has been the standout bowler for Australia in the T20 World Cup thus far. The leg-spinner has picked up five wickets at an excellent economy rate of 6.36. In 11 overs, Zampa has only conceded 70 runs. He also got the Player of the Match award against Sri Lanka after he finished with impressive bowling figures of 4-0-12-2.
Today’s match prediction: Australia to win the match.
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.
Source: The source of this content is our cricket news platform Crictracker.
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