Australia are set to face Bangladesh in the 43rd game of the ODI World Cup 2023 on Saturday, November 11, at the Maharashtra International Cricket Stadium in Pune. With six victories out of eight games, Australia has already secured a place in the semi-finals. In contrast, Bangladesh, having won only two matches out of eight, finds themselves in the third-last position on the points tally. The match holds significance for Australia as they aim to maintain their winning momentum, while Bangladesh will be eager to finish their World Cup campaign on a positive note despite being out of contention for the semi-finals.
In their recent encounter against Afghanistan, Australia showcased a remarkable batting performance. Chasing a target of 292 runs, Australia faced early setbacks, losing the first seven wickets for just 91 runs. However, Glenn Maxwell played a historical innings, scoring an outstanding 201 runs off 128 deliveries. His exceptional effort played a pivotal role in Australia’s successful chase, guiding them to victory in 46.5 overs.
Bangladesh faced off against Sri Lanka in their recent match which they won by three wickets. A century from Charith Asalanka took Sri Lanka to a first innings total of 279, which Bangladesh chased down in 41.1 overs. Najmul Hossain Shanto scored 90 while Shakib Al Hasan scored 80. This win did not help Bangladesh qualify for the knockouts, but it will give them the momentum to end their campaign on a winning note.
Ahead of the next game of Cricket World Cup 2023, here is all you need to know.
Australia vs Bangladesh Injury Update
For Australia, Steve Smith missed the previous match due to vertigo but is set to return for this game. Glenn Maxwell, meanwhile, may be rested after pulling off a miraculous chase on one leg. Bangladesh do not have any injury concerns.
Australia vs Bangladesh Predicted XI
1 David Warner, 2 Travis Head, 3 Mitchell Marsh, 4 Steven Smith, 5 Josh Inglis (wk), 6 Glenn Maxwell, 7 Marnus Labuschagne, 8 Pat Cummins (capt), 9 Mitchell Starc, 10 Adam Zampa, 11 Josh Hazlewood
1 Litton Das, 2 Tanzid Hasan/Anamul Haque, 3 Najmul Hossain Shanto (capt), 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 5 Mahmudullah, 6 Mehidy Hasan Miraz, 7 Mahedi Hasan, 8 Towhid Hridoy, 9 Taskin Ahmed, 10 Mustafizur Rahman, 11 Shoriful Islam
Australia vs Bangladesh Match Details
Match: Australia vs Bangladesh
Date & Time: November 11, 10.00 AM IST
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Australia vs Bangladesh Fantasy Team
Wicketkeeper: Litton Das
Batters: David Warner, Mahmudullah, Mitchell Marsh (c), Travis Head
All-rounders: Glenn Maxwell (vc), Hasan Miraz, Marcus Stoinis
Bowlers: Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc
Australia vs Bangladesh: Pune Weather and Pitch Report
The pitch at the MCA Stadium is balanced. Anything above 280 is a competitive total on this ground.
The weather in Pune will be warm and sunny during the day but pleasant after sunset. Rain is not forecast.
Australia vs Bangladesh, 2023 World Cup Broadcast details
The match between Australia and Bangladesh will be live on the Star Sports network as far as TV is concerned.
Australia vs Bangladesh Live Streaming
Disney + Hotstar has picked up streaming rights of the Australia vs Bangladesh match. The toss will take place at 10.00 AM IST.
Australia vs Bangladesh ODI matches Head-to-Head
|Matches won by Australia||19|
|Matches won by Bangladesh||2|
Australia vs Bangladesh Match Prediction
Australia will be looking to enter the semifinals on the back of a win in their last league match and they are a much stronger team compared to Bangladesh and are likely to win this game.