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IND vs BAN 2nd ODI: India-Bangladesh second ODI today, this can be the playing-11 of both

The second match of the three-match ODI series between Team India and Bangladesh is to be played today (December 7) at the Shere-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. In the first match, the Indian team had to face defeat by one wicket. In such a situation, to stay in the series, it is necessary for him to win this match. The second ODI match will be played from 11.30 am Indian time.

The Indian team has gone on a tour of Bangladesh for the first time in 7 years for a bilateral series. Earlier in the year 2015, when the Indian team toured Bangladesh under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, they had to face a 1-2 defeat. Now after the defeat in the first ODI, the memories of that series have become fresh again. The Indian team is under a lot of pressure this year as the results have not been in their favour.

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Captain Rohit Sharma is also the target of critics as his form and captaincy have not been anything special in recent times. After a poor performance with the bat in the T20 World Cup, Rohit looked out of touch in the first ODI as well. His trouble against spin is well known and it was left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan who got him out. Apart from Rohit, there will also be responsibility on Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli, whose performance in the first ODI was nothing special. Not only this, Shreyas Iyer also failed to convert a good start (24 off 39).

Shikhar Dhawan said this

Shikhar Dhawan has accepted that the Indian team could not adapt itself to the conditions in the first ODI. Dhawan said on the eve of the match, ‘It is good to practice more, in these conditions playing sweep shots and reverse hits helps. Even the World Cup will be held in India where spinners will make an impact, even there these shots will be helpful. This is not the first time that we have lost the first match of the series. It is common. We know how to make a comeback in these situations. We are absolutely sure of making a comeback.

Bangladesh’s score was 136 for nine at one time but Mehandi Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman shared an unbroken 51-run partnership for the last wicket to take their team to the target. Dhawan said, ‘It doesn’t happen often but he batted very well. There is no doubt that Bangladesh played good cricket. We have reviewed the areas in which we need to improve. We will definitely make a bigger impact in the upcoming matches. We are very positive and looking forward to play the next match.

Akshar Patel may return

The good thing for the Indian team in the first ODI was the form of KL Rahul, who played a brilliant inning of 73 runs. India can strengthen its batting by bringing either Rahul Tripathi or Rajat Patidar. Washington Sundar’s better performance with the bat would have given India confidence and it remains to be seen whether Akshar Patel, who was ruled out of the first ODI, is fit for selection. Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Ahmed will have to sit out if letters are available. According to Dhawan, Shardul Thakur is available for selection, although doubts remain over his fitness.

Possible playing-11 of both the teams

India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Washington Sundar, Akshar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Mohammad Siraj, Kuldeep Sen.

Bangladesh: Liton Das (Captain), Anamul Haque, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (WK), Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Hasan Mahmood, Mustafizur Rahman, Ibadat Hossain.

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