The West Indies will be looking to make a strong comeback against Bangladesh in the second game of the one-day series. The home team failed to adjust to the conditions and scored less than 150 runs against Bangladesh in the series opener on Sunday. Captain Nicholas Pooran will be hoping that his team can learn from their mistakes and perform better in this must-win game.
Bangladesh, on the other hand, defeated the West Indies by six wickets, thanks to outstanding performances by bowlers such as Shoriful Islam and Mehidy Hasan. Bangladesh now leads the three-match One-Day International series 1-0.
The 2nd ODI between West Indies vs Bangladesh will take place on July 13th, 2022 at Providence Stadium in Guyana.
Match Details to Note
Match: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Bangladesh Tour of West Indies 2022
Date: July 13, 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 PM IST
Venue: Providence Stadium, Guyana
West Indies vs Bangladesh Team Previews
Despite a poor showing with the bat, the home team will not make any changes to their starting XI for this crucial match.
The onus will be on Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran, Shai Hope, Shamarh Brooks, Brandon King, and Rovman Powell to deliver the bulk of the runs and help West Indies post a respectable total.
Shamarh Brooks scored 33 runs off 66 balls with three boundaries in the previous match. Along with Brooks, tailback Anderson Phillip scored 21 runs on 22 balls.
The bowling attack will rely on Akeal Hosein, Jayden Seales, Gudakesh Motie, Anderson Phillip, and Romario Shepherd to deliver the majority of the runs.
West Indies Squad
Kyle Mayers, Shai Hope (wk), Shamarh Brooks, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Gudakesh Motie, Anderson Phillip, Jayden Seales, Keemo Paul, Keacy Carty, Alzarri Josephs
Predicted XI: Shai Hope (wk), Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Anderson Phillip, Jayden Seales, Gudakesh Motie
The visitors will be eager to maintain their winning streak and win the ODI series on Wednesday. The bowlers delivered a clinical performance, limiting Bangladesh to 141 runs in 41 overs. Shoriful Islam, the pick of the Bangladesh bowlers, finished with figures of 4 for 34 in his eight overs. In addition to Shoriful, off-spinner Mehidy Hasan bowled well, taking 3 for 36 in his nine overs.
Liton Das perished in the third over of Bangladesh’s innings, leaving the team trailing by 142 runs with only nine runs on the board.
Tamim Iqbal and Najmul Hossain Shanto teamed up for a 31-run partnership. Captain Tamim Iqbal batted confidently from the start, scoring 33 off 25 balls with four boundaries and one six.
Veteran batsman Mahmudullah Riyad was the standout performer for Bangladesh, finishing the innings with a top-score of 41 not out off 69 balls, thanks to two fours and one six. Aside from Mahmudullah, Najmul Hossain Shanto scored 37 runs off 46 balls, including five boundaries.
Tamim Iqbal (c), Litton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mehidy Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Anamul Haque, Taijul Islam, Mosaddek Hossain, Ebadot Hossain
Predicted XI: Tamim Iqbal (c), Litton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mahmudullah, Nurul Hasan (wk), Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed
West Indies vs Bangladesh Toss Prediction
With rain forecast for Wednesday’s game, both teams will want to win the toss and bowl first on this surface.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
The second One-Day International (ODI) between the West Indies and Bangladesh will be played at Providence Stadium in Guyana. The visitors won their previous game at this venue.
Traditionally, the wicket in Guyana is a little sluggish, which helps spinners. To score big runs on this pitch, the batsmen will have to work hard. The weather forecast for the game calls for thundery showers in the evening.
West Indies vs Bangladesh Match Prediction
West Indies will be favorites to win the second game against Bangladesh based on their current form. The hosts will view their loss as an aberration and will be eager to deliver a clinical performance to level the three-match ODI series.
Bangladesh will be looking to win an ODI series in the Caribbean after winning their first series in South Africa earlier this year.
West Indies is the favourite to beat Bangladesh at the odds of 1.45.
- West Indies have lost four one-day matches in a row since their tour of Pakistan.
- Shamarh Brooks performed admirably for the West Indies in the first ODI.
- Bangladesh’s opening one-day series opener featured outstanding performances from Mehidy Hasan, Shoriful Islam, and Mahmudullah.