Second T20I Preview: Bangladesh vs. West Indies
Second T20I Preview: Bangladesh vs. West Indies

Bangladesh and West Indies are ready to face off in the second T20 international of the three-match series in Dhaka on Thursday. In the series opener, the visitors made a grand start and registered a thumping eight-wicket win, courtesy of brilliant performances from Sheldon Cottrell and Shai Hope. Therefore, in the second game of the series, the Caribbean giants will enter as a firm favourite as they will be eyeing a series win.

In the batting department, the team will be relying on in-form Hope once again to provide the much-needed platform for the other players to capitalise on, whereas in the bowling department, the team management will be hoping that Cottrell and co. will continue their good form.

For the home side, the match is going to be a must-win clash as they cannot afford any more mistakes if they are to stay alive in the series. In the batting department, the team will be relying on experienced trio of captain Shakib al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim to score the bulk of the runs, whereas in the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Mustafizur Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Mohammad Saifuddin.

Key Players:


Mohammad Saifuddin – 8.5 Cr

First in the list of key players features Bangladesh's Mohammad Saifuddin. The 22-year-old is highly-rated in the cricketing circles in Bangladesh and has showed time and again that he is worthy of that hype around him. Valued at 8.5 Cr, Saifuddin had a poor day

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Azeem Siddiqui
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