Date: October 6, Wednesday
Time: 6:30 am IST
Venue: ZJUT Cricket Field. Hangzhou
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After registering a 23-run win over Nepal in the quarterfinals of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, India under the captaincy of Ruturaj Gaikwad will take on Bangladesh in the semifinal. The match is scheduled to take place on October 6, Friday, at the ZJUT Cricket Field, Hangzhou. On the other hand, Bangladesh, led by Saif Hassan, recorded a win over Malaysia to advance to the semis. It will be interesting to see which of the teams manages to win the semifinal of the tournament to advance to the next stage.
Both India and Bangladesh got a direct entry to the quarterfinals of the continental tournament, by virtue of their global T20 rankings. While India locked horns with Nepal in their QF clash, Bangladesh met Malaysia. In their clashes, both India and Bangladesh came on top of the toss battles, respectively. For the upcoming match, we think Ruturaj Gaikwad will be victorious in the toss battle.
India and Bangladesh share a T20I rivalry of 12 matches, where India dominates the Bengal Tigers by 11-1. If we have a look at the personal records, India registered a series win over West Indies and Ireland in the T20I format. The Men in Blue recently secured the number 1 spot in the ICC rankings, including the T20I format. All the statistics speak for themselves, and clearly display India’s dominance over their rivals. Considering everything, we feel India are likely to win the forthcoming match.
Predicted Powerplay Score and Average First Inning Score
The ZJUT Cricket Field, Hangzhou, which will host the upcoming match between India and Bangladesh, has hosted somewhere 20 T20I matches as of now. With all the matches played here, 118.6 is the average first inning score. With this, the first inning score of the upcoming game can be expected to range from 115-135. On the other hand, the powerplay score is expected to be somewhere around 40-45.
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