India no more an unbeaten side now this tournament, as England marked their resurgence by registering a 31-run win over, till now appearing to be the strongest side India to halt they're (India) unleashed run.
Match 40 will witness spirited Bangladesh take on hurting India.
Bangladesh with still in contention for a semi-final spot, have bleak chances as they need to register wins in both the remaining games, whereas India is on brink of reserving a semi-final berth.
The two have three previous meets in World Cups, and Bangladesh has managed to execute an upset in 2007, which put to an end to India’s campaign in 2007 World Cup.
Bangladesh vs India, Match 40
2 July, 3:00 PM IST
Pitch and Weather Report
It is expected to be another sunny day in Birmingham, with no chances of rain.
Edgbaston surface after witnessing 300+ scores in both the innings could witness another run-heavy match, but like the previous game, it’s expected to get little slow in later part of the match.
Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Abu Jayed, Liton Das (wk), Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Mohammad Saifuddin, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal.
Virat Kohli (c), Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, MS Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav.
After putting to show some highly improved game this World Cup, Bangladesh still remains in contention for a semi-final spot, though the chances remain to be slender.
Batting department has consistently provided supports and touching high scores but the bowlers have failed to put the oppositions down in crucial times.
Mahmudullah is expected to make a comeback from a calf injury on Tuesday.
Shakib-Al-Hasan will surely be the eye catcher owing to his splendid run in the 12th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup.
Favorable return in both the games for Bangladesh can give some different story this World Cup.
After a five-match winning streak coming to a halt, India still remains in strong contention for a semi-final spot.
The defeat for India on Sunday hasn’t misplaced them in the points tally, but have indicated few key flag areas, which India are likely to give utmost importance in coming games to back themselves stronger than before.
After a little ambiguity on the exact role of Kedar Jadhav in the side, Jadeja can be seen taking the field on Tuesday.
Vijay Shankar's injury has hit them hard, and he has been ruled out of the tournament.
To aim, a quick regroup India need to focus on spin attack, who had lackluster outing against England, and of course the middle order issues.
Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, Rishabh Pant, Soumya Sarkar, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Shakib-Al-Hasan, Hardik Pandya, Mehidy Hasan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami. Captain: Virat Kohli, Vice Captain: Shakib-Al-Hasan.