Bangladesh and India will play the final super league quarter-finals game of the ongoing ICC U19 World Cup 2022 on Saturday in Antigua to complete the semi-finals lineup. England, Afghanistan, and Australia have already qualified for the semifinals. The Indian team has gone undefeated in this championship, whereas the Bangladesh U19 team lost to England in the group stage. The quarter-final match preview of Bangladesh vs India is discussed in this article.
Team News for the U19 World Cup 2022 Quarter-Final Match: BAN U19 vs IND U19
According to sources, both sides' players are physically fit for this highly anticipated elimination match, which will determine the fourth semifinalist of the ICC U19 World Cup 2022. Let's take a look at the possible playing XIs for Bangladesh and India in this super league quarter-final contest.
The Bangladesh U19 team qualified for the super league quarter-finals by winning two games in the group stage against Canada and the United Arab Emirates. They finished second in the points standings after defeating Canada by 8 wickets and the UAE by 9 wickets (D/L method). Bangladesh only lost one game in the group stage, a 7-wicket defeat against England.
Iftakher Hossain has been Bangladesh's most successful batter in the competition so far. He has a fifty and has scored 98 runs in two innings. Mahfijul Islam has also struck a half-century for the young tigers. Ripon Mondol has the most wickets for Bangladesh, with eight in three innings. These players, as well as captain Rakibul Hasan, Aich Mollah, and Prantik Nawrose Nabil will be crucial in the match against India.
Predicted Playing XI
Mahfijul Islam, Ariful Islam, Prantik Nawrose Nabil, Aich Mollah, Md Fahim (WK), Ashiqur Zaman, Abdullah Al Mamun, SM Meherob, Rakibul Hasan (C), Naimur Rohman, Ripon Mondol
The Indian U19 team qualified for the Super League quarter-finals after topping their group with six points. They defeated South Africa by 45 runs in their first match of the group stage. The India U19 side defeated Ireland by 174 runs and Uganda by 326 runs in their second and third matches, respectively.
Indian U19 opener Angkrish Raghuvanshi has been in outstanding form in this competition. He has a century and has scored 228 runs in three innings. Raj Bawa has also scored 217 runs in three innings for India's youth team. Vicky Ostwal has taken the most wickets for the U19 Indian team with seven. Overall, this Indian youth team is quite competitive, and they will put Bangladesh's youth team to the test in the quarter-final clash.
Predicted Playing XI
Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Harnoor Singh, Sheikh Rasheed, Yash Dhull (C), Nishant Sindhu, Raj Bawa, Kaushal Tambe, Dinesh Bana (WK), Vicky Ostwal, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravi Kumar
Schedule of Match, TV Channels to Watch, and Live Streaming
Bangladesh will face India in the ICC U19 World Cup 2022 super league quarter-final on Saturday (January 29) at 7 p.m. (Bangladesh Standard Time). The game will be held at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua and Barbuda. The Star Sports Network will show this knockout match live. Anyone can also watch the Bangladesh U19 vs India U19 quarter-final match live on the Hotstar app.
One of the Bangladesh U19 team's most memorable achievements has been against India in the 2020 U19 World Cup final. The young Tigers won their first World Cup after defeating India in the 2020 edition championship match.
Therefore, the Bangladesh U19 team will be even more motivated going into this match. Oppositely, the India U19 team has been one of the tournament's most dominant teams. They will be seeking to avenge their loss to Bangladesh in the final of the previous edition in this quarter-final encounter. Overall, this ICC U19 World Cup 2022 super league quarter-final match between Bangladesh and India promises to be enthralling, with the winning team progressing to the semifinals.