We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal (c), Litton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman
Sam Curran was rested for the first game.
England: Jason Roy, Philip Salt, Dawid Malan, James Vince, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Will Jacks, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 222
2nd innings average score: 228
Wickets per innings: 8
Type: Slow wicket
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
While Shakib Al Hasan has good numbers at the Shere Bangla Stadium (130 wickets and 2,598 runs at 37), his home record against England is ordinary: 190 runs at 23 and 11 wickets at a strike rate of 42.
Tamim Iqbal is the top run-getter at the venue: 2,818 runs at 35 including five hundreds and 19 fifties. He is also Bangladesh’s top run-scorer against England: 511 runs at 34.
Meanwhile, Mahmudullah has scored 1,895 runs at 36 including as many as 15 fifties at the venue.
From the current England squad, Jos Buttler (283 at 47) is the leading run-getter versus Bangladesh.
Dawid Malan has scored the bulk of the runs for England since 2021. He has smashed four centuries and three fifties in 15 matches to aggregate 734 runs at 66.7.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz is Bangladesh’s top wicket-taker since 2021: 41 wickets at 31.
Taijul Islam hasn’t gone wicketless in eight matches. During this period, he has scalped 18 wickets at a strike rate of 22.
The conditions in Bangladesh suit Adil Rashid’s brand of bowling. Here, he has taken 12 wickets in only four ODIs.
Moeen Ali has made it to the Best11 in the last three matches.
Spinners have bagged 52% of the wickets in the last three games at the venue.