T20 World Cup 2021: Match 2, BAN vs SCO Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match?

T20 World Cup 2021: Match 2, BAN vs SCO Match Prediction – Who will win today’s match?

Bangladesh is expected to win this match.

Bangladesh Cricket Team
Bangladesh Cricket Team. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Preview

Bangladesh will take on Scotland in the 2nd Match of the 2021 T20 World Cup Qualifiers. The venue for this encounter will be the Al Amerat Cricket Ground.

Bangladesh was thrashed by the Ireland side in their previous match by 33 runs. Batting first, the Ireland side posted a total of 177/3, with Gareth Delany scoring a masterly 50-ball 88*. In reply, the Bangladesh outfit was bowled out for 144.

Scotland beat the Namibia side in a high-scoring match in their previous encounter. After posting a gargantuan total of 203/7, Scotland restricted their opposition to a total of 184/5.

Match Details

Match – Bangladesh vs Scotland, Match 2

Venue – Al Amerat Cricket Ground

Time – 07:30 PM

Where to watch live – Star Sports Network

Pitch Report

Spinners will get purchase on this track. The ball will grip, and the batsmen will have to play the waiting game in order to emerge successful on this pitch.

Average First Innings score: 155

Record of Chasing teams: Won – 19, Lost – 9, Tied – 0

Probable Playing XIs for Bangladesh vs Scotland

Bangladesh

Mohammad Naim, Liton Das (wk), Shakib Al Hasan/Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mahedi Hasan/Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Shoriful Islam/Taskin Ahmed

Bench: Shoriful Islam/Taskin Ahmed, Mahedi Hasan/Mohammad Saifuddin, Soumya Sarkar/Shakib Al Hasan, Shamim Hossain

Scotland

George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer (c), Matthew Cross (wk), Richie Berrington, Calum Macleod, Michael Leask, Alasdair Evans, Safyaan Sharif, Josh Davey, Mark Watt, Bradley Wheal

Bench: Dylan Budge, Craig Wallace, Hamza Tahir, Chris Greaves

Probable best batter of the match

George Munsey (Scotland)

George Munsey plundered a quickfire 41-ball 67 at the top of the order in Scotland’s previous rubber against the Namibia side. Munsey struck 8 fours and 3 sixes in his ravishing innings. The left-hander has plundered 1118 runs for the Scotland side in T20 cricket.

Probable best bowler of the match

Taskin Ahmed (Bangladesh)

Taskin Ahmed displayed guile and control with the ball in Bangladesh’s match against the Ireland side. The right-arm bowler picked up 2 wickets in the 4 overs that he bowled and gave only 26 runs as well.

Today’s match prediction: Bangladesh to win the match

Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.