Bangladesh cricket team go into the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 on the back of some controversies (Tamim Iqbal's retirement) that led to an explosive interview from the current skipper Shakib Al Hasan. The all-rounder is set to lead the Tigers in the 50-over World Cup for the first time since 2011. (Full Coverage | Schedule | Cricket News)
Bangladesh, however, will be buoyed by the performances of their batters Tanzid Hasan and Mehidy Hasan Miraz, who have been superb with the bat off late. Two other experienced campaigners, Mahmudullah Riyad and Mushfiqur Rahim, can provide a late flourish down the order. With the spin factor likely to come into play, Shakib will rely on the likes of Miraz and Mahedi Hasan to pluck out the wickets.
Shakib Al Hasan (c), Litton Das, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Najmul Hossain Shanto (vc), Tawhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nasum Ahmed, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib.
Best finish at the tournament
Quarter-final stage at the 2015 World Cup
Bangladesh's fixtures at the ICC ODI World Cup 2023:
- vs Afghanistan – 7 October, Dharamsala
- vs England – 10 October, Dharamsala
- vs New Zealand – 14 October, Chennai
- vs India – 19 October, Pune
- vs South Africa – 24 October, Mumbai
- vs Netherlands – 28 October, Kolkata
- vs Pakistan – 31 October, Kolkata
- vs Sri Lanka – 6 November, Delhi
- vs Australia – 11 November, Pune
Where to watch ICC ODI World Cup 2023 matches live in India?
You can catch all the action live on the Star Sports Network. Simultaneously, you can also live stream the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 games on Hotstar app and website for free.