Bangladesh T20 International tri-series will commence from September 13, when Bangladesh and Zimbabwe will meet each other at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. The match will start at 6:00 PM IST.
This will Bangladesh first white-ball game since World Cup 2019. Shakib Al Hasan led side will aim to showcase their top performance in this game. Like World Cup 2019, all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim will be Bangladesh's leading players.
Zimbabwe, on the other hand, is going through rough patch. In their 14 T20 Internationals, the team has lost 12 games. This will Hamilton Masakadza’s last series, so he will be aiming to end it with a victory.
In the previous T20 games played at this venue, huge scores were recorded. So, no doubt in this game too batsmen may expect more runs, but they have to be little careful as the odd balls can stay low. The previous T20I stats of this ground says:
Total Match Played: 39
Batting First Won: 19
Batting Second Won: 20
The weather forecast for the match is not good as the reports suggest the possibility of thunderstorm and rain in the middle of the game.
Probable Playing XI
Bangladesh: Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
Zimbabwe: Brendan Taylor (wk), Hamilton Masakadza (c), Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Ryan Burl, Kyle Jarvis, Richmond Mutumbami, Chris Mpofu, Tendai Chatara, Neville Madziva
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar
Zimbabwe: Hamilton Masakadza, Sean Williams
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