After securing a comfortable victory against Team India in the first ODI, Bangladesh will now eye to wipe out the hosts by winning the second ODI as well. Bangladesh vs India 2nd ODI is scheduled to take place on 7th December at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka.
Team India’s top order struggled to build partnerships but KL Rahul made a major contribution with his bat. Bangladesh bowlers had a good time on the field and they are expected to repeat their performance in the second ODI.
Bangladesh is known to defeat some big names in cricket at their home ground and they did the same with team India in the first ODI.
The bowlers didn't allow the opposition to settle on the field and broke the partnerships to stop team India from achieving a huge score. As they come for the 2nd ODI, Bangladesh would like to secure another victory to win the series.
There were high hopes from the senior players as they marked their comeback in the ODI format after a long time.
However, things turned out to be the opposite of what was expected and the batters were unable to play a constructive inning in the first ODI. To save the series, team India will have to win the second ODI on Wednesday against Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Team News
Bangladesh won the toss and choose an option to field in the first ODI. Their decision turned out to be the right approach as their bowlers were on top of their form.
The ball was gripping the surface and Shakib Al Hasan’s 5 for 36 was the highlight of the day. The pitch was clearly in favour of the bowlers because Bangladesh batters also faced the same issue. The chase of 186 runs was at one point becoming difficult for them.
India Team News
Team India is under a lot of pressure after losing the first ODI easily. They have good depth in their batting lineup but their bowling is facing some major problems.
The biggest blow was the injury of Mohammed Shami and now Team India is just left with an option of Mohammed Siraj and Umran Malik in the pace section. Kuldeep Sen can be a good option too but his economy was high in the first game.
Bangladesh vs India Prediction
Team India faced an embarrassing defeat in the first game. The 2nd ODI will also expect a low score from both teams and in the end, Bangladesh will successfully clinch victory and win the series by 2-0.
Considering the performance of Bangladesh in the first ODI and the pitch conditions, we predict Bangladesh will win the second ODI. For some great odds create an account at bet365.