Bangladesh vs. West Indies: ICC World Cup Match 23 Preview
Bangladesh vs. West Indies: ICC World Cup Match 23 Preview

Bangladesh and West Indies are ready to face off in the 23rd match of the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup at Taunton on Monday. Both teams will enter the contest needing a win to keep their hopes alive of qualifying to the next round. The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton will be used as the venue for the game on Monday. In the last match at the ground, Australia defeated Pakistan by 41 runs. Pitch is expected to be a good one for batting while the weather is expected to stay fine throughout.

Bangladesh will start the match with just three points after first four games and would need a win to move as high as fifth on the league table. In the batting department, the team will be relying on the likes of veteran opener Tamim Iqbal, experienced all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah to score bulk of the runs, whereas on the bowling front, the onus will be on the likes of off-spinner Mehidy Hasan and pacers Mashrafe Mortaza and Mustafizur Rahman to provide timely breakthroughs. 

On other hand, West Indies will enter the match also with three points after four matches and a win can also take them as high as fifth on the table. In the batting department, the team will be relying on the likes of veteran opener Chris Gayle, wicketkeeper-batsman Shai Hope and exciting Shimron Hetmyer to score bulk of the runs, whereas on the

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Azeem Siddiqui
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