Bangladesh- T20I Team Ranking, Matches & Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021

Bangladesh recently came forward with its finalized list of names for its squad representing the nation in the upcoming cricket event.

Team Bangladesh recently defeated Australia 4-1 at their home series.

They then went ahead and won yet again by defeating New Zealand in the T20s. The team is in good form and in great spirits. The 2021 T20 World Cup will certainly be an interesting event as far as Bangladesh is concerned.

Squad

The Bangladesh cricket squad has fifteen players and it will be led by Mahmudullah. The squad will begin its campaign as a qualifier in the first round. It is placed in Group B and will be accompanied by teams from Oman, Papua New Guinea, and Scotland.

Aminul Islam, Mosaddek Hossein, and Taijul Islam have been left out of the squad. Rubel Hossain has been given a place as a reserve player for the marquee event.

Team Bangladesh also left Tamim Iqbal out of the squad as he voluntarily opted out of the cricket event. The final squad for team Bangladesh looks like this – 

  • Mahmudullah (captain)
  • Mohammed Naim
  • Soumya Sarkar
  • Liton Das
  • Shakib Al Hasan
  • Mushfiqur Rahim
  • Afif Hossain
  • Nurul Hasan
  • Mahedi Hasan
  • Nasum Ahmed
  • Mustafizur Rahman
  • Shoriful Islam
  • Taskin Ahmed
  • Mohammad Saifuddin
  • Shamim Hossain
  • Rubel Hossain (reserve)
  • Aminul Islam Biplob (reserve)

Team Ranking

According to the details shared on the official ICC website, Bangladesh holds the 6th position in the team rankings and is placed in Group B. Unfortunately, team Bangladesh could not make it to the Super 12 list.

Match Schedule

Team Bangladesh will play the first match of this year’s ICC T20 World Cup on October 17th. Their opponent will be Scotland and the match is scheduled to be on air at 7:30 pm, Indian Standard Time. The venue will be Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Oman.

More match details are as follows – 

  • On 19th October, Tuesday, team Bangladesh will be playing against team Oman and the match will start at 7:30 PM.
  • On 21st October, Thursday team Bangladesh will be playing against team Papua New Guinea and the match will start at 3:30 PM.

Both the above-mentioned matches will be played in Oman.

What will the event look like for team Bangladesh?

Recently, team Bangladesh won quite a few matches against strong opponents like New Zealand and Australia at home grounds. But fans still are skeptical about Bangladesh taking home the trophy this year since the pitches on offer are low-scoring.

On the other hand, believers in team Bangladesh also point out the fact that the Bangladesh squad is a balanced one as it has several all-rounders, who can cause a threat to the opponent teams. In the end, speculations are rife but only time will tell what this upcoming international sporting event holds for team Bangladesh.

Bangladesh has a good T20 cricket team that has performed really well in 2021 against the Kiwis and the Aussies. Let’s see if they can be giant killers in the 2021 T20 World Cup.

Reference Links: 

  1. https://www.sportskeeda.com/cricket/t20-world-cup-bangladesh-schedule
  2. https://wisden.com/series-stories/t20-world-cup-2021/why-bangladesh-are-dark-horses-for-the-2021-t20-world-cup
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