ICC Champions Trophy 2017 IND vs BAN 2nd Semi-Final Live Score Ball By Ball Highlights Result 15th June :- The Bengal Tigers have improved their performances a lot since last years. Now, Bangladesh is proved themselves a massive team but this time it will be competing with the giant India. And India is worthy enough to give pleasant surprise anytime. Bangladesh has faced India in two big matches in recent times; The quarter final of ICC 2015 World Cup, and the ICC WT20 2016, in those matches Bangladesh failed to score 1 run in 3 balls.
Now, it is the time for emancipation and vengeance. Bangladesh is eyeing on the victory over India to save their reputation in this Champions Trophy of 2017. Bangladesh is preparing very hard for this enlivening “ticket to Oval” match in which the winner will straightway go with the Oval for the grand finale.
IND vs BAN Live Score 2nd Semi-Final Match ICC Champions Trophy 2017
But Kohli and Co. are well prepared to defeat their neighbor’s plan as India also obviously wishes to perform in the final round. Instead, India, currently ranked World’s No. 3, would like to continue their dominance in the world Cricket – a semi-final win against Bangladesh at Edgbaston will send India close to their third title victory innings’.
Team News for India
Men-in-blue is on a cloud 9 as it is beat the World No. 1, South Africa, a few days back in the group match. Now, Kohli and company are all set to take the winning momentum to the semi-final and crush Bangla tigers.
Kohli’s own form will crucial to this match. The dashing right-hander got an astounding average of 70 in his last 10 outings against Bangladesh. He is expected to play a big knock on Thursday. Kohli also has 157 runs in 3 matches in the ongoing Champions Trophy.
India’s game plan will be to let Dhawan and Rohit open the innings and the duo will be seen as the pinch hitters to exploit in the last 10 overs. But India has to maintain a stable run-rate from the very start or else some tight bowling from Bangladesh in the late overs could play spoilsport for India.
India’s Rohit Sharma has collected 181 runs while Shikhar Dhawan has garnered 271 runs in the tournament so from 3 matches that India played showing their good form with the bat. Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s bowling will gradually play a decisive factor in Tomorrow’s match.
Team News for Bangladesh
What is going in favour of Bangladesh is the team is having powerful fast bowling department at its powerplay and death overs. The West Indian legend Courtney Walsh is currently overseeing their bowling as the bowling coach and has infused a gush of confidence for him and his team.
Ahead of the big clash against the team – India, Bangladesh bowlers like Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain and Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain) are consecutively taking fast bowling tips from Walsh.
Left-handed Rahman’s performance will be a key to Bangladesh’s victory and his batting and bawling both are currently in good form.
The team has good batting options too in Tamim Iqbal, Sabbir Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahman and Mahmudullah – all are capable of hitting big shots as well as they are worth to take the game away from the adversary team.
Likely Playing XI (Both Teams)
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav.
Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain), Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (Wicket Keeper), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain and Taskin Ahmed.
Head to Head: India has 26-5 win record against Bangladesh in ODIs.
Venue: Edgbaston, UK. The match will telecast live on Star Sports network from 3 PM (IST) onwards on 15th May 2017.