The World’s biggest cricket spectacle, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is just a few days away now and the participating teams have already released their squads after carefully weighing their strengths and weaknesses.
But before the tournament officially begins on May 30th, all teams will play a few warm up matches against each other. The warm up matches will be held between May 24th and May 28th. The full schedule is as follows:
May 24: Pakistan vs Afghanistan – County Ground, Bristol, Sri Lanka vs South Africa – Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
May 25: England vs Australia – The Rose Bowl, Southampton, India vs New Zealand – Kennington Oval, London
May 26: South Africa vs West Indies – County Ground, Bristol, Pakistan vs Bangladesh – Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
May 27: England vs Afghanistan – Kennington Oval, London, Australia vs Sri Lanka – The Rose Bowl, Southampton
May 28: New Zealand vs West Indies – County Ground, Bristol, India vs Bangladesh – Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Based on the above information, we can understand that India will lock horns with Bangladesh on 28th May.
India vs Bangladesh, ICC World Cup 2019 Warm-Up Match #10
The match will take place at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff at 9:30 am GMT (3:00 pm IST).
Since this is a warm up match, both the sides can use their full set of 15 players.
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul and Vijay Shankar.
Bangladesh: Mahrafe Mortaza (captain), Abu Jayed, Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Mahmudullah, Liton Das, Mehidy Hassan, Mohammad Mithun, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicket-keeper), Mustafizur Rahman, Sabbir Rahman and Shakib Al Hassan.
Where to watch:
Viewers in India will be able to watch the matches on television via the Star Sports network and on live-stream via Hotstar. Readers can also stay tuned with the latest news updates from the game, on FOX Sports Asia.