India and Bangladesh will clash in what will be an epic match on 2 July 2019 at Edgbaston, Birmingham in what will be the match number 40 of the ICC World Cup 2019. India needs just one win from two matches to make it into the final four. Bangladesh has seven points. Therefore it will have to win both its remaining games to remain in contention.

India wins the toss and bats first

Three teams are tied at fourth place

The loss of the previous match by India to England has led to a new situation where more than three teams are vying to make into the fourth position in the points table.

England, Pakistan, and Bangladesh will have to win their remaining matches to remain in contention. In such a scenario, too, these teams will have equal points. In such a situation, the net run rate will be taken into account. India is comfortably placed in the second position now while Bangladesh is at the sixth position

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India got its first taste of defeat when it lost its match against England.

Once again, the middle order did not fire and failed at a crucial moment. Worse, Vijay Shankar has been declared unfit due to a toe injury and is to be replaced.

Bangladesh will play according to pitch condition

On the other hand, the Bangladesh team bowling Coach Courtney Walsh has said that the team will play and devise a strategy according to the pitch conditions. He added that Bangladesh would decide according to pitch conditions, whether to bring in the spin bowlers early. However, the initial overs will be the exclusive domain of fast bowlers.

Bumrah will be the key bowler

Bangladesh has always been the Achilles heel for the Indian team and in past World Cup has been instrumental in preventing India reach the final four.

Therefore Kohli and his men must not take the Tigers lightly. Kohli will continue in his sheet anchor role and has been scoring prolifically in most matches in this World Cup. However, the trump card for the Indian team is Jasprit Bumrah and his ability to bowl yorkers at will. If he can give early breakthroughs, it will put the Bangladeshi middle order under strain.

Where to watch

The Live broadcast will be available in English, Hindi and many other Indian regional languages.

GTV and Maasranga & BTV will broadcast the match live in Bangladesh. www.rabbitholebd.com and Rabbithole app will live stream the game for the fans in Bangladesh

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