Defending champs India secured the top spot in Pool B and will now take on a resilient Bangladesh (BGD) side in the quarter final stage. India enters undefeated, confident and battle tested, while the Tigers were victorious against England, Scotland and Afghanistan, and few expect them to advance any further.
That being said, Bangladesh has played spoiler to India’s domination before, and will look for a repeat of that role once again. The Tiger’s star player, Shakib Al Hasan, has gone as far to evoke the outcome of that match, and Bangladesh is looking to follow the strategy that resulted in that historic upset.
So all things considered this will surely be must see 2015 Cricket World C
Live TV Times
Bangladesh vs. India
When: Thursday 19 March, 2.30 pm Sydney Time
Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Television: Fox Sports (exclusively)
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The reigning champs secured the top spot in Pool B and now will see the Bangladesh Tigers in the quarter final stage, with the assumption that if all goes to plan the semi-finals will have them going against Australia. India with their well traveling fan base, will surely have the ‘home crowd’ advantage. While Bangladesh will summon hope from their most famous World Cup victory in recent times, a stunning win over India (2007) that caused their sub-continental neighbors to miss the one and done stage.
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India Players to Watch
Ajinkya Rahane has a solid ODI record, and has enjoyed a very strong performance in the 2015 World Cup of Cricket. He is usually very good against the quicks, so look for him to match up with that side of Bangladesh’s game.
Virat Kholi is one of the best batsmen in the world and genuine superstar. His technique is clinical, and his aggression, along with his near perfect execution of rival teams, is something to admire. He seems to always to rise to the occasion, and this is the time in the tournament when the best tend to only get better.
Bangladesh Players to Watch
There’s one name on Bangladesh that clearly stands out, and that’s Shakib Al Hasan. Shakib, currently the world’s top ranked all-rounder, has the Tigers focused on using the same strategy they adopted in their 2007 victory in the hope of producing another huge World Cup upset.
India Will Win If…
India will win if they can play their game, which means a continued strong showing from Kholi and Rahane. Kholi is a blaster who is in red hot form, while Rahane is a frustrating player to get out because he gives very little away, then when settled, he can score runs quickly and impressively.
Bangladesh Will Win If..
Look to Bangladesh, who’s a heavy underdog, to be aggressive and take chances, as they have nothing to lose. The pressure’s all on India here, and that should make for great live Cricket TV.
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