South Africa vs Bangladesh, World Cup 2019 AajTak11 Prediction and Probable Playing 11

first_imgSouth Africa vs Bangladesh, World Cup 2019 AajTak11 Prediction and Probable Playing 11As South Africa take on Bangladesh for the 5th match of the World Cup 2019, take a look at the match predictions and probable playing XIs of both the teams.advertisement India Today Web Desk LondonJune 2, 2019UPDATED: June 2, 2019 12:04 IST South Africa vs Bangladesh. (AP Photo)In Match 5 of World Cup 2019, South Africa will take on Bangladesh at The Oval, London, on Sunday.South Africa have already lost to England in their opening encounter and another defeat against Bangladesh, ranked 7th in the world could dent their confidence. South Africa’s batting unit has been under-performing but they have a good bowling unit to bundle out their opposition early.Bangladesh have a good experienced core but injuries have been a worry for them.They were given an injury scare on Friday when Tamim Iqbal had to leave the nets after being struck by the ball on the left wrist. Additionally, they are monitoring the fitness of captain Mashrafe Mortaza who has a hamstring issue and ace pacer Mustafizur Rahman who has been struggling with his calf. Mahmadullah also had a shoulder injury, while all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan suffered a back spasm recently.Recent form:South Africa were outplayed in all three facets of the game in the first match against England to get brutually thrashed by 104 runs. But they have a different opposition team this time, that is termed weaker than them on paper. batting has been a worry for South Africa with their overdepedence on some players.Bangladesh have been in good form lately, winning nine out of their last twelve games.They have won the recent tri-series in Ireland by remaining unbeaten in the tournament. They had also reached the final of last year’s Asia Cup where they lost to India. They made it to the quater-finals in the last edition of the torunament and will look to better their run this year.advertisementMatch Prediction:Having played at the tacky, slow pitch at the Oval on Thursday might help South Africa against Bangaldesh. Hashim Amla is expected not to play in the game but with the likes of Quinton de Kock and Faf Du Plessis, South Africa is capable of producing big scores.South Africa is expected to beat Bangaldesh on Sunday and the stats also favour them. In 20 head to head matches against each other in ODIs, South Africa trumped Bangladesh 17 times.Pitch prediction:South Africa have played on this pitch against England in their first match where they failed to chase 311 runs, hence, they have a fair idea how the ball will move on Sunday.With a tinge of green, the pitch looks to favour the fast bowlers. There are predictions of ovecast conditions in London.Probable Playing XisBangladesh:Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain/Mohammad SaifuddinSouth Africa:Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis (c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, JP Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir(With IANS inputs)Also Read | Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan reveal the funniest sledges by Indian playersAlso Read | Salaam Cricket 2019: Full guest list, session names and timingAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow South Africa vs Bangladeshlast_img

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