Bangladesh face Australia in key World Cup clash on June 20


Pumped up Bangladesh side are all for their next match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 against Australia tomorrow (June 20) at Nottingham. Both teams have played five matches each so far and Tigers are at the fifth spot on the points table with 5 points. Australia are at the third spot with 8 points.

Following two successive defeats against New Zealand and England, Bangladesh team have fought back in the last match against Windies with a thumping victory. Tigers won the match by 7 wickets chasing 321 with 51 balls to spare. 

Bangladesh will hope to see Shakib Al Hasan to carry his golden time with the bat against Australia who is currently the leading run scorer of the tournament. Shakib scored 384 runs with two fifties and two centuries in last two matches.

Bangladesh faced Australia 20 times so far and defeated once in 2005 at Cardiff. The last World Cup encounter in 2015 between the two sides was abandoned. Ex player Habibul Bashar scored the highest 289 runs against the Aussies while skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza scalped the highest 15 wickets to led the chart among the Bangladesh bowlers.

The match will start at 3:30 pm (Bangladesh time).