Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Bangladesh vs Australia - 1st T20I
The 1st match of the 5-match T20I series between Bangladesh and Australia will be played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka on Tuesday August 3rd 2021.
Australia have won all the last five matches between the two teams. The last encounter between the two sides saw Australia beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets back in 2016.
In the absence of Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar is the top run-scorer for Bangladesh with 286 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 145.
Mohammad Naim has also made 231 runs at a strike rate of 111 from his last 9 matches.
Mustafizur Rahman has been the best bowler for Bangladesh and has picked up 9 wickets from his last 6 matches while bowling at a strike rate of 15 and an economy rate of 8.91.
Shoriful Islam has also picked up 8 wickets from his last 6 matches.
Mitchell Marsh is the top run-scorer for Australia with 286 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 31 and a strike rate of 143.
Matthew Wade, who will captain Australia in the absence of Aaron Finch, has also made 186 runs at a strike rate of 147 from his last 10 matches.
Ashton Agar has been the best bowler for Australia and has picked up 9 wickets from his last 7 matches while bowling at a strike rate of 16 and an economy rate of 7.21.
Mitchell Marsh has also picked up 8 wickets from his last 10 matches.
Australia - Josh Philippe, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Ashton Agar, Wes Agar, Alex Carey, Andrew Tye, Matthew Wade (c & wk), Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Marsh, Ben McDermott, Dan Christian, Riley Meredith, Ashton Turner, Jason Behrendorff
Bangladesh - Mahmudullah (c), Shakib Al Hasan, Nurul Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Naim, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Afif Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Soumya Sarkar, Shamim Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Mahedi Hasan
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Australia
Who will win? – Australia
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Mitchell Marsh (Australia), Soumya Sarkar (Bangladesh)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mitchell Starc (Australia), Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)
Most Sixes – Matthew Wade (Australia), Mohammad Naim (Bangladesh)
Man of the Match – Mitchell Starc
Team Scores Batting first – Australia 160+, Bangladesh 150+
Match Handicap Australia
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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