After losing their first ever match in 2019 ICC World Cup, team India is geared up all again for their next match in Edgbaston, Birmingham against Bangladesh on Tuesday (July 2). This time India has to make sure that they don’t do the same mistakes that they did in their previous match against England.
India was the only unbeaten team in this year tournament before their previous match against England. Team India just need one more win in their upcoming two matches in order to qualify to Semi-Finals of 2019 ICC World Cup.
Bangladesh, on the other hand, is one of the teams who has not won any of the world cup edition titles since 1975 and has also not shown up in runner up list. But the team performances in another cricket tournament in previous years are quite building up. India can’t take the upcoming match against Bangladesh very lightly as they are all set to give a great competition to India in today’s match.
India has won the world cup for two times that is in the year 1983 and in 2011 edition. India was also the runner up in 2003 edition against Australia. In this edition of World Cup, team India played its opening match on 5 June 2019 against South Africa at Rose Bowl, Southampton, where India won by 6 wickets. South Africa scored 227/9 in 50 overs, on the other hand, India scored 230/4 in 47.3 overs. India vs Australia was the second match of team India in ICC World Cup 2019 where India won by 36 runs. The third match of team India was against New Zealand which was abandoned due to heavy rain. Their fourth match was against Pakistan where India won by 89 runs (DLS method). Their fifth match was against Afghanistan where India won by 11 runs and in their next match India won by 125 runs against West Indies. India lost their previous match against England by 31 runs.
Talking about Bangladesh, the first match of the team was held on 2 June 2019 against South Africa, where team Bangladesh won by 21 runs. The second match of the team was held on 5 June 2019 against New Zealand, where New Zealand won by 2 wickets. The third match of the team was against England where England won by 106 runs. The fourth match was abandoned due to heavy rain and it was against Sri Lanka. The fifth match of the team was against West Indies, where Bangladesh won by 7 wickets. They lost their sixth match against Australia by 48 runs. Bangladesh won their seventh match against Afghanistan by 62 runs.
India vs Bangladesh: Weather Report
The weather forecast for today’s match that is India vs Bangladesh is projected to be cloudy with the probability of patchy rain. The highest temperature expected is 17 degree Celsius however 9 degree Celsius is expected to be lowest.
India vs Bangladesh: Pitch Report
The pitch in today’s match is the same where we saw India losing their first ever match of 2019 ICC World Cup against England. The batting team at first that is England, got a huge advantage. And after seeing today’s weather forecast, it is better to choose for the bowling at first as the weather conditions for today’s match are all set to favor the bowlers.
ICC World Cup 2019 Match Details
Competing teams: India vs Bangladesh
Date: 2nd July 2019
Time: 3:00 pm IST and 10:30 am Local
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham