Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Cricket World Cup 2015 Bangladesh team preview and fixtures

Being with a hash tag of minnows, Bangladesh is entering to Cricket WorldCup 2015 with high aim aspitches are same like in Bangladesh. Led by the Pacer Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladesh would be hoping to beat Afghanistan and Scotland but they will have to beat top teams like Australia and New Zealand, Sri Lanka and England to get in to the knockouts.
Group: Pool A
Captain: Mashrafe Mortaza
Coach: Chandika Hathurusingha
Squad
Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Shakib Al Hasan(vice captain), Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicket keeper)), Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Al-Amin Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Arafat Sunny and Taijul Islam.
Strengths
Bangladesh has players like Shakib, Mushfiqar Rah, Iqbal with vast experience. Shakib Al Hasan is featuring in his third World Cup. It has also some young talent in the likes Taijul Islam and Arafat Sunny. Pitches offer some bounce which will help their bowlers. Taijul, , has been performing well.
Weaknesses
Batting has been a worry for Bangladesh. The top order has left the team down, letting. Bangladesh lost 12 of their 13

Past world cup record and performance
Bangladesh has shocked Pakistan in 1997, India in 2007 and entered super eight. In 2011,they lost to India in the first game but won against Ireland. They defeated by West Indies and suffered a nine-wicket loss. The Shakib-led shocked England by two wickets. They won against the Netherlands but defeat by South Africa.
Fixtures:
February 18: vs Afghanistan, Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
February 21: vs Australia, Venue: Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
February 26: vs Sri Lanka, Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
March 5: vs Scotland, Venue: Saxton Oval, Nelson
March 9: vs England, Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
March 13: vs New Zealand, Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

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