BAN vs AUS Fantasy Prediction: Bangladesh vs Australia 1st T20I – 3 August 2021 (Dhaka). Mitchell Marsh, Shakib al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, and Mitchell Marsh are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts Bangladesh will take on Australia in the 1st T20I match of the three-match T20I series. Both teams will battle out in the shortest format of the game.
Both teams are missing some of their key players in the series. Naim and Sarkar are the top-order batsmen of Bangladesh, whereas Shakib is their star all-rounder. For Australia, Wade and Phillipe will bat at the top-order, whereas Marsh is in wonderful form. Mitch Starc, Josh Hazlewood, and Zampa are the main bowlers of Australia, whereas Taskin and Shoriful will take care of Bangladesh’s bowling.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the Last five T20I games played here is 165 runs.
Last 5 T20I Games; Bat 1st Won: 3; Bat 2nd Won: 2
We can expect clouds throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Bangladesh – Mohammad Naim, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Narul Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Taijul Islam, Shoriful Islam.
Australia – Matthew Wade, Josh Philippe, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey, Moises Henriques, Ashton Turner, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa.
Five Match T20I Series
Match: Bangladesh vs Australia First T20I Match
Date and Time: 3 August, Tuesday – 5:30 PM IST
Venue: Shere e Bangla Stadium, Dhaka
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Mohammad Naim, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib al Hasan, and Mahmudullah.
Matthew Wade, Josh Philippe, Mitchell Marsh, and Alex Carey.
Death Over Specialists
- Taskin Ahmed and Mohammad Saifuddin
- Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood
BAN vs AUS Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Matthew Wade will be our wicket-keeper from Australia. Wade is an aggressive player, and he is the best pick in this category.
BAN vs AUS Fantasy Batsmen
Josh Phillipe will be our batsman from Australia. Phillipe scored 508 runs at an average of 31.75 in BBL10, whereas he had a strike-rate of 149.41. He will open the innings in this game.
Mohammad Naim and Mahmudullah will be our batsmen from Bangladesh. Mahmudullah has scored 1559 T20I runs, whereas he has scalped 31 wickets in bowling. Naim is an aggressive batsman, and he bats at the top-order.
BAN vs AUS Fantasy All-Rounders
Shakib al Hasan and Soumya Sarkar will be our all-rounders from Bangladesh. Shakib has scored 1604 T20I runs, whereas he has scalped 95 wickets in bowling. Sarkar scored 126 runs at an average of 42.00 against Zimbabwe, whereas he scalped three wickets in bowling. Both of them are in brilliant form.
Mitchell Marsh will be our all-rounder from Bangladesh. Marsh scored 219 runs at an average of 43.80 against West Indies, whereas he scalped eight wickets in bowling. He is in brilliant form with both bat and ball.
BAN vs AUS Fantasy Bowlers
Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, and Adam Zampa will be our bowlers from Australia. Starc has scalped 48 T20I wickets at an economy of 7.16, whereas Zampa has scalped 47 wickets at 7.04. Hazlewood has a raw record in T20Is, but he has been brilliant with the new ball. All three of them are wicket-takers.
Shoriful Islam will be our bowler from Bangladesh. Islam scalped six T20I wickets in the last Zimbabwe series, whereas he had an economy of 7.00.
Match Prediction: Australia will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Shakib al Hasan and Mitchell Marsh
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Soumya Sarkar and Mitch Starc
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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