T20 World Cup 2024 Match:46 India Vs Bangladesh Match Preview

T20 World Cup Match:46 India Vs Bangladesh Match Preview

As India prepares for their second Super 8 game against Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup 2024, the focus remains on overcoming the challenges posed by varying pitch conditions and refining their team lineup. The upcoming match will be held on Saturday at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Barbuda, a venue known for its low-scoring games. Despite these conditions, India remains confident in their ability to adapt and perform.

Match Details Table

DateJune 22, 2024
Time8:00 PM IST, 10:30 AM local time
VenueSir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua and Barbuda

Pitch Conditions

Antigua has seen low-scoring matches with an average first innings score below 100. India has played on even lower-scoring pitches, such as the one in New York.


Opening Pair Struggles

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have underperformed, with Kohli scoring only 28 runs in four games. A strong start from these two is crucial for India success.

Player Performance

Shivam Dube ability to handle pressure is in question, with competition from Sanju Samson and Yashasvi Jaiswal looming.

Team Tactics

India is expected to rely on finger spinners in the conditions, and Rohit Sharma’s past success against Bangladesh could be key.

Team Watch


Likely to retain the opening combination of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.

Finger spinners are expected to excel in the conditions.

Shivam Dube performance may come under scrutiny, but he is likely to be persisted with.

Probable XI

Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shivam Dube, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Singh


Confidence may be slightly shaken after a loss to Australia, but they aim to play with freedom.

Middle-order batters and bowlers have been carrying the team.

Tanzim Hasan Shakib has been effective against right-handed batters and could pose a threat to India’s openers.

Probable XI

Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Najmul Hossain, Litton Kumar Das, Shakib al Hasan, Towhid Hridoy, Mahmudullah, Jaker Ali, Rishad Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Tanzim Shakib

Tactics & Matchups

India: Rohit Sharma has a strong record against Bangladesh bowlers like Taskin Ahmed and Shakib Al Hasan.

Bangladesh: Tanzim Hasan Shakib has been effective in the World Cup, picking up eight wickets against right-handers, posing a challenge for India’s openers.

Did You Know?

  • India has not had a 50+ opening stand in their last ten T20I innings.
  • Tanzid Hasan has had three different opening partners in five innings this tournament.
  • Litton Das’s only 50+ score in 18 T20 World Cup innings came against India in Adelaide.

What They Said

Vikram Rathour, India batting coach

“These conditions maybe suit us more because we can afford to play two or three spinners at times. That is our strength. It feels like because somebody like Axar [Patel] playing at eight gives you a lot of confidence because he can bat and he’s bowling really well at the moment.”

Najmul Hossain Shanto, Bangladesh captain

“Everyone has the freedom to play their natural game and they will try to play as they want, but somehow it is not happening.”

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