Venue Details & Pitch Report - Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

Average First Innings Score at Dharamsala in ODIs: 214

Batting First vs Batting Second at Dharamsala in ODIs: Win Bat 1st - 20%, Win Bat 2nd - 80%

BAN-ENG Players in the top 10 leading run-scorers list in ODIs: Najmul Hossain Shanto(8), Mehidy Hasan Miraz(9)

BAN-ENG Players in the top 10 leading wicket-takers list in ODIs: Mehidy Hasan Miraz(7), Shakib Al Hasan(10)

Ground dimensions: The venue has 70m straight boundaries, 64m & 63m square boundaries, 57m Third Man & 70m Cow-Corner, and 57m Fine Leg & 68m Deep-Extra-Cover boundaries.

Pitch Report: What we observed in the last match - there was a good amount of grass on the pitch. There was movement with the new ball and we saw good bounce as well - this venue has seen more bounce compared to the other Indian grounds. At the same time, the ball will also come nicely onto the bat.

Predicted Playing XI - Bangladesh vs England, Match 7, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Bangladesh: Tanzid Hasan, Litton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan (C), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mushfiqur Rahim (WK), Towhid Hridoy, Nasum Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed, Shoridul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman

        Bench: Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Hasan Mahmud, Mahedi Hasan, Mahmudullah

England: Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(C&WK), Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood

       Bench: Harry Brook, David Willey, Gus Atkinson, Reece Topley

Stat Box - Bangladesh vs England, Match 7, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Prediction


Performances of Bangladesh players in ODIs since 2023:


BANGLADESH PLAYERInnsRunsAvg50s/100sBowl InnsWickets

Bowl Avg/Eco


Najmul Hossain Shanto15757546/2   
Mushfiqur Rahim16597464/1   
Litton Das1735123.43/0   
Towhid Hridoy15518375/0   
Shakib Al Hasan1656337.55/0141730.4/4.3
Mahedi Hasan465220/05630/4.4
Tanzid Hasan5397.80/0   
Mehidy Hasan Miraz14347271/171126.7/5.4
Hasan Mahmud    111728.8/5.5
Mustafizur Rahman    121627.8/4.9
Tanzim Hasan Sakib      2w, 0w
Taskin Ahmed    112217.5/4.4
Shoriful Islam    91817.9/5
Nasum Ahmed    7735.7/4.2

Fantasy Notes (Bangladesh) - vs England, Match 7, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Prediction

Points to Consider

  • Najmul Hossain Shanto has been a consistent run scorer for Bangladesh in ODIs in 2023 and when he faced England earlier this year, he scored 2 half centuries in 3 matches. (58, 53, 0).
  • Mushfiqur Rahim vs England in ODIs: Inns - 15, Runs - 575, Avg - 41, 50s - 5; Back him as a differential in your team especially if Bangladesh bats first as this can be a tricky venue for the top order batters, so the middle order will be expected to step up in the case of a collapse.
  • Bangladesh has a quality pace bowling unit with Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam and Hasan Mahmud. We expect them to continue with this combo on this Dharamsala pitch which aids bounce - we will prefer them especially if they are bowling first because the batters should have it relatively easier in the second innings.

Fantasy Notes (England) - vs Bangladesh, Match 7, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Prediction

Points to Consider

  • After their huge 9-wicket loss to New Zealand, England will be hoping to get their tournament back on track. It will not be easy against Bangladesh as they have a good bowling attack, and the pitch might not assist the batters to score runs without getting set at the crease. Although logically, good balls that are timed should travel well past the boundary due to the high altitude and relatively short boundaries on some areas of the ground.
  • England might not want to risk Ben Stokes in this match as he is still not considered fully fit. Additionally, fielding on the outfield at Dharamsala can put him at the risk of further worsening his injuries. Similarly, England can also rest Mark Wood in this match for similar reasons.
  • If England bowls first, their bowlers might be expected to trouble the Bangladesh batters much more with the kind of assistance we are expecting them to get at Dharamsala. Not only that, Bangladesh can be vulnerable with the bat on these tricky pitches.
  • Moeen Ali who is selected in just 30% of the teams will be one of our top differentials as Bangladesh has three left-handers in their top 4. His off-spin will come in handy, given that two out of those left-handers in the opposition's top 4 - Shakib and Najmul, are also their most important batters.

Fantasy XI - Bangladesh vs England, Match 7, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Prediction

WK: Jos Buttler

BAT: Najmul Hossain Shanto, Joe Root

AR: Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali

BOWL: Shoriful Islam, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes

C/VC: Shakib Al Hasan, Sam Curran

Differentials: Mushfiqur Rahim - bat 1st (14%), Moeen Ali (30%), Adil Rashid (18.4%)

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