Predicted XI for India vs Bangladesh 2nd T20I

Siddharth Nair
|Published 08/03/2018

After a disappointing loss to Sri Lanka in the opening T20I of the Nidahas Trophy, India will be looking to bounce back with a victory against Bangladesh in the 2nd T20I today.

Rohit Sharma will be keen to lead from the front, as the Mumbai batsman had another poor outing against Sri Lanka. Rohit was out for a duck, something that fans did not appreciate.

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India will require to beat Bangladesh, otherwise they will be facing the prospect of crashing out of the tournament. Other than Shikhar Dhawan, no other Indian batsman really stood out in the 1st match, and this will have to change against Bangladesh today.

OPENERS :

Rohit Sharma (captain)

The captain will need to stand up and be counted, as Rohit needs to find his form and lead his team from the front in this match. Expect a big innings from Rohit.

Shikhar Dhawan

After a superbly made 90 in the first match, Dhawan will be looking to continue his rich vein of form in the second T20I against Bangladesh.

MIDDLE ORDER

Suresh Raina

Raina will be disappointed with his failure in the first match, and will be certainly looking to make a more profound impact in the second match.

Manish Pandey

Pandey wasted a great opportunity to make a big score in the last T2oI, which is why the middle order batsman will be looking right that wrong against Bangladesh.

Deepak Hooda

Pant did not make the best out of his opportunity in the first game, which is why Deepak Hooda will get his chance in the 2nd T20I against Bangladesh.

Dinesh Karthik (wk)

DK did not get much of an opportunity in the first match, and the team management will be looking to send him up the order in this match.

BOWLERS

Washington Sundar

Sundar will be looking to make a big impression in this match, after playing decently in the opening match.

Yuzvendra Chahal

Chahal was slightly off-colour in the first T20I, and will be looking bounce back strongly against Bangladesh.

Jaydev Unadkat

The wiry pace bowler had a poor game against Sri Lanka, and will be looking to have a much better match in the second T20I.

Vijay Shankar

Shankar had a poor outing in the first match and will be looking to improve and impress one and all today.

Shardul Thakur

After a poor performance with the ball in the first match, Shardul Thakur will be looking to impress everyone in the second T20I today.


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