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T20 World Cup: South Africa v Bangladesh Preview

Bet Central previews the T20 World Cup match between South Africa and Bangladesh scheduled to be played in Abu Dhabi tomorrow.

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Bet Central previews the #T20WorldCup encounter between South Africa and Bangladesh scheduled to take place in Abu Dhabi tomorrow. Match Verdict, Probable XI and Key Players below.

The Proteas head into this encounter having won two consecutive matches, including a nail biter that went to the last over against Sri Lanka over the weekend.

Bangladesh on the other hand, have suffered three losses in as many games after qualifying for the Super 12 stage of the competition.

Proteas World Cup Campaign

The Proteas lost their opening match against Australia by a small margin, thereafter they’ve been able to turn things around winning important matches against the West Indies and Sri Lanka.

The conditions in the UAE & Oman have caught teams off guard, but somehow South Africa have been able to adapt superbly throughout the tournament. The nature of the low scoring wickets have suited the game plan of the Proteas squad.

South Africa Probable XI

Temba Bavuma

Quinton de Kock

Reeza Hendricks

Rassie van der Dussen

Aiden Markram

David Miller

Dwaine Pretorius

Kagiso Rabada

Keshav Maharaj

Anrich Nortje

Tabraiz Shamsi

South Africa Key Players

Quinton de Kock

Temba Bavuma

Kagiso Rabada

Bangladesh World Cup Campaign

Bangladesh have done a great job in qualifying for the Super 12 stage of the World Cup. But after that, they have struggled to get over the line.

They had a close encounter against Sri Lanka, an encounter which they will feel they let slip through their hands. Similarly, the West Indies game was one they could’ve won but they failed to perform at crucial stages of the game.

Bangladesh Probable XI

Mohammad Naim

Shakib Al Hasan

Liton Das

Soumya Sarkar

Mushfiqur Rahim

Mohammad Mahmudulllah

Asif Hossain

Mahedi Hasan

Shoriful Islam

Taskin Ahmed

Mustafizur Rahman

Bangladesh Key Players

Mustafizur Rahman

Shakib Alhasan

Liton Das

Match Verdict

The Proteas have the momentum, they have right the mindset and confidence going into this encounter. It is by no means a dead rubber game for both teams, the Proteas need to win to solidify their semifinal spot while Bangladesh will be playing for pride having had a forgettable Super 12 round. My verdict is that the Proteas will win convincingly.

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