India v Bangladesh Preview: Can Dhoni’s group equivocate 3-0 whitewash?

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Stung by their first-ever array improved opposite Bangladesh, undefire India will demeanour to broach some honour and forestall a hosts from induction a singular purify brush when they go into a third and final cricket one-dayer here tomorrow.

After being outplayed in a initial dual ODIs to give a hosts an irrefutable 2-0 lead, a visitors have faced serious critique from all quarters, yet beleaguered skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni insists that a stream group has a best accessible players.

The Men in Blue have been outplayed in probably each dialect of a diversion given their 79-run detriment in a initial compare and a slip has been formidable to arrest.

File design of MS Dhoni. AFPFile design of MS Dhoni. AFP

File design of MS Dhoni. AFP

The Indians will be penetrating to win a final compare of a array and save face as a varnish will be unequivocally embarassing for a group that reached a final of a World Cup progressing this year.

But they have to block all a loopholes to get a improved of a energetic Bangladesh. The top-order’s form has been sketchy while a group has suffered from miss of partnerships in a middle-order.

The bowling has been distant from convincing with a likes of Umesh Yadav and Mohit Sharma leaking approach too many runs on delayed Bangladesh pitches. Even spinners Axar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja have unsuccessful to make an impact.

Bangladesh, on a other hand, have been shining on all depends and a formula are a satisfactory denote of their arise in universe cricket.

After demolishing Pakistan in a new three-match series, a Mashrafe Mortaza-led side is looking to do a same to large brothers India.

If a batsmen have shown a will to win by putting adult runs on house — a hosts posted 307 in a initial ODI — afterwards a bowling dialect has found a new favourite in Mustafizur Rahman.

The immature left-arm pacer has not usually combined story by picking dual 5 wicket hauls in as many matches yet has also dented a certainty of a Indian batsman.

Going into a final match, a numbers might still foster a Men in Blue yet on form a hosts sojourn transparent favourites to brush a series.

Mortaza yet insisted that a group is not putting unneccessary vigour on itself to go for a array sweep.

“There is no pressure, nobody told us brazen of a compare that we will win this array 2-0. India also pronounced that we have zero to remove so now we will usually come on a margin and enjoy. If we do that a outcome will be there. But we are not disturbed or meditative about a whitewash. We are usually anticipating to do a best,” he said.

The all-rounder yet does not wish to stay restored and has warned a group of any arrogance going into a final ODI.

“Look, coherence was a biggest problem. At a impulse things are going good for us and we wish it will continue. In cricket, movement is unequivocally important. Hopefully a boys will keep it up.

“There were a lot of hurdles in a final 15 years yet gripping this form is going to be a larger plea for us. we consider it’s a good pressure. When we win all comes out well. Hopefully a boys will now broach regularly,” Mortaza pronounced after a team’s ancestral array win opposite India on Sunday.

Dhoni, on a other, palm insists that is a best lot of players accessible yet they have not been means to adjust to a conditions.

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This is a best lot of players we have,” Dhoni pronounced after a six-wicket detriment on Sunday.

“What we have to consider about is, if we are personification in a subcontinent either we wish to go in with a additional spinner, either we unequivocally wish discerning bowlers who play discerning yet are not good with line and length. At times we have seen they can unequivocally go for runs.

“If we see Bhuvi (Bhuvneshwar Kumar), he is not unusually discerning yet even when a batsmen are scoring discerning he gets divided with it. The usually problem is, if he doesn’t take wickets a other bowlers are not intelligent adequate to get divided with a kind of bowling they do. Overall we have to see what
is a best change and accordingly we pierce forward,” he added.

Squads:

India (from): Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain and wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Mohit Sharma, Bhuvneshar Kumar, Ambati Rayudu, Dhawal Kulkarni, Axar Patel, Stuart Binny.

Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mustafizur Rahman, Rony Talukdar, Mominul Haque, Arafat Sunny.

Match Starts: 2:30 pm IST.

PTI

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