Bangladesh vs. England 3rd T20 preview: Bangladesh Cricket Team already created history by winning the 2nd T20 against England Cricket Team and already have sealed the T20 series. Bangladesh team also won their last ODI match against England in the 3rd ODI of the England tour of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh is on a winning streak as they won three matches in a row against the England side and will look to clean-sweep the World Champions England in the 3rd T20. The Shakib Al Hasan side won their first match by six wickets, in which the team captain Shakib gave an all-round performance, taking one wicket and scoring 34 runs.
England had a grand opening start as Philip Salt got out on 38 runs, as Nasum Ahmed took his wicket. After that, Sakib Al Hasan picked Malan’s wicket cheaply. The England Captain scored the highest 67 in just 42 balls to take his team to 156-6 in 20 overs. Every bowler of Bangladesh took a wicket, and the best figure for the Bangladesh bowling unit was Hasan Mahmud, as he took two wickets in 4 overs.
Bangladesh started their innings steadily, but Adil Rashid took the wicket of Rony Talukdar on 21 runs. Jofra Archer took the wicket of Litton Das when he was on 12 runs. After that, Najmul Hossain Shanto played a match-defining inning of 51 runs, and with the help of Shakib Al Hasan’s 24 runs, they were able to win the match by six wickets. England used their seven bowlers but failed to stop the Bangal lions from winning the 1st T20 match.
In the 2nd T20, the luck again went with Bangladesh as they won the won and field again. Rehan Ahmed from England was given a chance in the 2nd T20, making him the youngest England player to play T20 for England Cricket Team. England failed to read the pitch and bowlers of Bangladesh as they were all out on 117-10 in 20 overs. Ben Duckett was the best-run scorer in the match from the England side, scoring 28 runs. Mehidy Hasan Miraz, who comes in place of Shamim Hossain showed his All-Round skill as he picked 4 wickets in his 4 overs and scored a crucial 20 runs in the thrilling 2nd T20.
Najmul Hossain Shanto once again scored a match-winning knock of 46 to create history for the Bangladesh cricket team by sealing the T20 series. All the Eyes are now on the 3rd T20, in which the T20 Champion will look to give their all.
The 3rd T20 will be played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. Bangladesh will be going for all and we might see the same team in the 3rd T20 against England. On the other hand, England will surely be going to make changes in their squad as both the batting and bowling departments failed to
The England team doesn’t have depth in their squad, as Malan failed to score no one else is there to replace him, and this time, we can see Mark Wood and Recce Topley again comes in for Chris Jordan and Chris Woakes, who have been expensive with their bowling.
The Pitch of Shere Bangla National Stadium favors pace bowlers more than spinners and the average score on this ground is around 124, which also comes down to 115 most of the time. The ball stays low and the pitch is tricky to predict the ball’s bounce, which causes England batters to fail to score runs as they are used to playing on a balanced pitch.
Shakib Al Hasan’s side will also look to win the 3rd T20 and might go with the same playing 11 sides. The match will start at 2:30 PM (IST) on 14th March 2023 at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, and stream on Fancode App and Website.
T20 Pitch Stats of Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
|Matches Played||66 Matches|
|Batting 1st won||31|
|Batting 2nd Won||35|
|Average 1st Innings Scores||140 Runs|
|Average 2nd Innings Scores||122 Runs|
|Pace Bowlers Wickets||75 Wickets|
|Spin Bowler Wickets||42 Wickets|
It will be tough for the World T20 Champions to win the match against the roaring Bangladesh Cricket Team on their turf. Jos Butller needs to figure out the batting order and the proper playing combination if they want to avoid being in the clean sweep record book.