West Indies vs Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – Schedule, Preview, Team Squads, Match Details and Live Streaming
West Indies face Bangladesh in their fifth match of the Cricket World Cup. The two teams declared themselves at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 with persuading triumphs, however have failed to expand on to that achievement.
His inconvenient knee erupting consistently however West Indies captain Jason Holder demands that “match-winner” Andre Russell’s fitness is a bet worth taking.
The West Indies all-rounder once again pulled up knee damage during their eight-wicket defeat to England in a World Cup match here on Friday and he went off the field in the wake of bowling to Jonny Bairstow.
The 31-year-old had prior likewise left the ground during West Indies’ game against Australia on 6 June.
“It’s been difficult so far for him. We have been trying our best to keep him on the park, but it is proving difficult,” admitted Holder.
Holder urgently wants Russell, who is a match-champ on his day, to be a part of West Indies Playing XI during vital World Cup matches.
“Going forward, we have to persist. He is here for a reason. We think he can be a match-winner for us. We have just got to cope with him. We have got to do everything we possibly can with him to keep him on the park,” the captain said.
The West Indies have endured their second defeat in four games however Holder is confident of his team making the semifinals of the World Cup.
“I think it would be very foolish not to be confident (we can reach the semis). There’s still a lot of cricket to be played in this tournament. We have only played four games. There is a hell of a lot of cricket left to be played,” said Holder.
West Indies will play Bangladesh next, who have only one win from four matches. Bangladesh’s past fixture, against Sri Lanka, was rained out.
Here’s everything people have to know about when and where to watch West Indies vs Bangladesh match:
When will West Indies vs Bangladesh match happen?
The West Indies vs Bangladesh match will happen on Monday 17 June, 2019.
Where will the West Indies vs Bangladesh match be played?
The West Indies vs Bangladesh fixture will be played at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.
What time does the West Indies vs Bangladesh match start?
The West Indies vs Bangladesh fixture will start at 3 pm IST, with the toss scheduled at 2.30 pm IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast West Indies vs Bangladesh match?
Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket from 2:30 pm. All Cricket World Cup matches will be broadcast in the UK on Sky Sports.
Test Match Special will likewise broadcast live ball-by-ball commentary, which will include on BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra, Radio 4 Long Wave and the BBC Sport website.
For the full list of radio coverage times throughout the tournament, see the full schedule here.
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West Indies vs Bangladesh Key Players
Shai Hope (West Indies): The wicket-keeper batsman averages an amazing 94.57 against Bangladesh, twice his overall career average of 49.72. West Indies, who lost to Australia and England because of absence of partnerships with the bat, need somebody to play a long innings – who superior to Shai Hope to do that?
Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh): A key middle-order batsman, Mushfiqur, alongside Shakib, laid the foundation for Bangladesh’s success over South Africa with a steady innings of 78. Mushfiqur, who has scored five half-centuries in his last ten outings against West Indies, averaging 63.71 in that time, will aim for a big innings on Monday.
West Indies vs Bangladesh Conditions
A fine begin to the day is expected, with early sunshine, trailed by partly cloudy intervals thereafter. With the sun expected to remain out for the most part, and the boundaries at Tauton highlighting short dimensions, a high-scoring game could be on the cards.
Cricket World Cup 2019 squad | West Indies:
Jason Holder (c), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Nicholas Pooran, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Shai Hope (wk), Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas
Cricket World Cup 2019 squad | Bangladesh:
Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), 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