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It was expected to be a dark, gloomy experience in India for Bangladesh, given the eventful build-up to the series. Now, after a superb win in the first T20I, the dark, gloomy reference has turned literal, with Cyclone Maha hitting Rajkot over the past 24-48 hours.

But, conditions could ease by the time the first ball is to be bowled. So, Bangladesh have a challenge – put in another strong display, this time on a Rajkot surface that has played host to two high scoring T20Is in the past.

For India, Rohit Sharma has hinted towards building a strong T20I squad. However, to do so, India’s batting approach in T20s needs some tweaking, after again putting themselves under pressure with a slow start in Delhi. The track in Rajkot is expected to be good for batting, so its on the Indians to put on an improved display.

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Key to an India win

Shikhar Dhawan came in for some criticism for his 42-ball 41 in Delhi. With Rohit Sharma a player that often gives himself 10 balls to get into his innings, India need a dashing approach early. Can Dhawan be the man that puts Bangladesh on the back foot early, enabling Rohit to get into his stride?

Also, Rishabh Pant remains a talking point. He has now gone eight consecutive knocks without reaching 30 for India across formats. However, the great Adam Gilchrist has come out and said Pant should focus on playing his own way. So, will this be the catalyst? Can Pant and India’s middle order display the authority expected of them in the middle and death overs?

Also, while India’s batting wasn’t spot on in Delhi, the same could be said of their bowling. Khaleel Ahmed, so prolific in IPL 2019, has remained inconsistent in the blue of India. His expensive spell in the opening T20I is the kind he and India need to avoid, instead increasing the pressure on Bangladesh through dots. Can India get the better of Bangladesh’s most experienced players i.e. Mushfiqur and Mahmudullah?

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Key to a Bangladesh win

Bangladesh’s response to any shots fired by India was superb in the opening T20I. Rohit Sharma’s quick start was cut very short. Shreyas Iyer was threatening, but legspinner Aminul Islam remained brave. And, despite the final two overs going for 30, Bangladesh largely kept India in check.

However, the Rajkot pitch is expected to be more true than the slow, tacky track in Delhi. So, how well will Bangladesh adjust? Can they keep this India team quiet for the most part on a good pitch? Indeed, this surface might require a strong team effort from the Bangladesh attack.

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Also, the experienced Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah will be key again in the absence of Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan. However, it is time Bangladesh’s lesser-experienced players hold the fort, too, for the sake of this game and their future. Can they reopen some Indian wounds from the last game and force Rohit into a rethink?

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Possible Playing 11

KL Rahul has a superb T20I record. In fact, there is a strong case for him to be opening over Shikhar Dhawan. However, India could look at the same team with Rahul at three,

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India: 1. Rohit Sharma (c), 2. Shikhar Dhawan, 3. KL Rahul, 4. Shreyas Iyer, 5. Rishabh Pant (wk), 6. Shivam Dube, 7. Krunal Pandya, 8. Washington Sundar, 9. Yuzvendra Chahal, 10. Deepak Chahar, 11. Khaleel Ahmed

Bangladesh could go in with the same lineup unless they decide to include a left-arm spinner.

Bangladesh: 1. Liton Das, 2. Soumya Sarkar, 3. Mohammad Naim, 4. Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 5. Mahmudullah (c) 6. Mosaddek Hossain, 7. Afif Hossain, 8. Aminul Islam, 9. Mustafizur Rahman, 10. Al-Amin Hossain/Arafat Sunny, 11. Shafiul Islam

Pitch and Conditions

The scenes 24 hours before the game didn’t look too promising. Cyclone Maha has put a question mark over this game. However, the Indian Met Department tweeted that it would weaken by noon. There is some chance of a thunderstorm in the evening.

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Stats and Facts

  • Two T20Is have been played at Rajkot. Australia scored 201/7 in 2013 and New Zealand scored 196/2 in 2017.
  • This game will be Rohit Sharma’s 100th T20I.
  • Bangladesh’s win in Delhi was their first ever T20I victory over India.

Dream11 Prediction

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Match Prediction

Despite Bangladesh’s improvement over the past decade, their win in the first T20I was a bit of a surprise. Provided there is a result in Rajkot, Bangladesh could find it difficult on a pitch that allows for more free-flowing strokeplay.

India to win.

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