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BAN vs IND, 2nd ODI Fantasy Preview and MPL Top Picks

Match: Bangladesh vs India (BAN vs IND)

Date: December 8, Wednesday, 11.30 AM IST

Venue: Dhaka

Team India and Bangladesh will meet for the second ODI in Dhaka. The visitors are coming into the game on the back of a close loss in the 1st ODI. After the batsmen failed to even cross the 200-run mark, the bowlers brought did a good job to keep India India in the game until Mehidy Hasan Miraz showed that he had other plans.

The star-studded Indian top order failed to do anything substantial .India captain Rohit Sharma managed to hit four boundaries and a six but his knock was only 27 runs long. Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli, meanwhile, failed to reach the double-digit mark. KL Rahul remained the top scorer with 73 runs off 70 balls.

The bowling impressed – Deepak Chahar got a wicket on the first ball of the innings. Mohammed Siraj was the top wicket-taker with 3 wickets to his name. 

Weather update and pitch report for BAN vs IND, 2nd ODI

The pitch in Dhaka is balanced for both the bowlers and batsman. But the spinners have generally fared better here compared to the pacers.

Overall, a total of 23 ODI matches have been played at this venue, of which 11 have been won by the teams bowling first. The average first innings score from those 23 ODIs is 246, while the average second innings score is 193. The captain winning the toss is likely to opt to bowl first.

The weather in Dhaka is not favourable for an uninterrupted game of cricket. There is a good chance of rain arriving during the second innings of play. The temperature will fluctuate between 20 to 27 degrees Celsius.

Bangladesh team news and predicted XI

Team news: Bangladesh, who won the first match of the series, are unlikely to make any changes to their playing XI.

Predicted XI: Litton Das (c), Anamul Haque, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Ebadot Hossain

India team news and predicted XI

Team news: India will be expecting a much improved performance from their big names but are unlikely to make any changes to their playing XI.

Predicted XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel/Shahbaz Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Sen

Head to head total

Overall, India have 30 wins against the Bangladesh in 37 ODIs played overall between the two teams. Bangladesh have won 6 and one game ended in a No Result.

MPL top picks

Shakib Al Hasan

The experienced all-rounder picked up five wickets in the first game and also contributed 29 runs with the bat.

KL Rahul

The wicketkeeper-batter was the top-scorer for India in the 1st ODI with 73 off 70 balls.

Mehidy Hasan Miraz

The bowling all-rounder was named Player of the Match in the first game for scoring 38* picking a solitary wicket.

Mohammed Siraj

The speedster finished with figures of 3/32 in 10 overs in the first game and will be looking to impress in the second game as well.


BAN vs IND – where and what time to watch the match live in India 

The Bangladesh vs India match will be televised onStar Sports channel in India. You can also watch the game on the Hotstar app. The match will begin at 11.30 AM IST on November December 7.

Check out our detailed guide on fantasy cricket for more tips and tricks. 

Umaima Saeed
A writer who primarily writes on cricket. As of 2021, she has covered cricket for more than a dozen publications.


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