Who Will Win Today’s Bangladesh vs United States 5th T20 2024?

After an exciting T20I series, Bangladesh and the United States will face off in the 5th warm-up match of the T20 World Cup 2024. The match is scheduled to take place at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas on 28th May, starting at 9:00 PM IST.

Bangladesh experienced a series defeat against the USA last week but managed to regain some dignity by winning the final match by 10 wickets. Najmul Hossain Shanto will once again lead the Bangladesh side, while the USA will be captained by Monank Patel.

BAN vs USA Pitch Report

The surface at Grand Prairie Stadium offers plenty of runs, as seen in the Major League Cricket T20 league. The ball comes onto the bat nicely, making it conducive for top-order batters. Fast bowlers can also find success with disciplined line and length. The average innings score is around 165, suggesting a potentially high-scoring encounter.

Bangladesh Team News & Playing 11

Team News: Bangladesh is expected to field the same XI that secured a comprehensive 10-wicket win in the final match of the series against the USA. There are no reported injuries or replacements.

Key Players

  • Towhid Hridoy: An emerging talent, Hridoy scored 454 runs at a strike rate of 131.59 and was a top run-scorer in the series against the USA.
  • Tanzid Hasan: With 237 runs in 7 T20Is at an impressive average of 47.4, Hasan has been pivotal in the top order.
  • Mustafizur Rahman: The pace spearhead took 10 wickets in 3 matches against the USA at an average of 8.20.
  • Rishad Hossain: The spinner picked up 4 wickets in the series, maintaining a good average of 11.00.

Team Form: Despite a challenging start in the series against the USA, Bangladesh bounced back with a convincing win in the final match. However, their batting lineup will need to show more consistency.

Predicted Playing 11: Litton Das (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Tanzid Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Towhid Hridoy, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Rishad Hossain, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman

USA Team News & Playing 11

Team News: The USA is expected to field their strongest XI, with no injury concerns reported.

Key Players

  • Steven Taylor: A top-order batter, Taylor has scored 742 runs in 24 T20Is at an average of 41.22.
  • Corey Anderson: The former New Zealand all-rounder has been a key addition to the USA team, scoring 631 runs in 36 T20Is at a strike rate of 131.9.
  • Ali Khan: The pace bowler, known for his skills, has taken 73 wickets in 68 T20 matches.
  • Saurabh Netravalkar: The left-arm pacer has been economical, taking 27 wickets in 27 T20Is with an economy of 6.69.

Team Form: The USA has been in excellent form in 2024, winning T20I series against Canada and Bangladesh. Their confidence will be high, especially with the World Cup taking place on home soil.

Predicted Playing 11: Steven Taylor, Monank Patel (c & wk), Andries Gous, Aaron Jones, Nitish Kumar, Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Ali Khan, Jasdeep Singh, Saurabh Netravalkar

Bangladesh vs USA Match Prediction

The USA’s series victory against Bangladesh has already surprised cricket fans worldwide. However, Bangladesh’s strong comeback in the final match of the series, winning by 10 wickets, suggests they have regained some confidence and form.

While the USA will be a tough opponent, especially on home ground, Bangladesh’s experience and quality in T20 cricket should see them through. We expect Bangladesh to use their recent momentum to secure a win in this warm-up match.

Prediction: Bangladesh to beat USA

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