The Bangladesh team, wounded by a hat-trick loss in the current World Cup, will face South Africa in their fifth match today.
The two teams will enter the field at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai at 2:30 PM Bangladesh time.
Skipper Shakib Al Hasan returns in this match despite being rested against India. But Taskin is not playing. Bangladesh wants to win this match after learning from the consecutive losses. There may be several changes in the Bangladesh XI to face South Africa.
Considering the heat of Mumbai and the opposing African team, one of the three pacers in the XI may be dropped. Taskin Ahmed has already been knocked out. There is a high possibility that Hasan Mahmood will be dropped from the XI of the India match. Mostafizur Rahman and Shariful Islam can be seen as pacers. Shakib will also be a spinner along with Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Nasum Ahmed in the spin department.
In the batting order, Tanjid Tamim has repaid the trust in the last match. He will be seen opening with Liton Das. Nazmul Hossain will be quiet in one down and Shakib will be at four. Tawheed heart can be seen in five once more. Six and seven as usual two experienced cricketers Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad. Mirage can be seen after many days at number eight. Nasum, Shariful and Mustafiz will be in nine, ten and eleven.
Bangladesh Probable XI: Liton Das, Tanjid Hasan Tamim, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Tawheed Hriday, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Nasum Ahmed, Shariful Islam and Mostafizur Rahman.