BAN vs AUS: 5 players to watch out for the 4th T20I – Bangladesh took an unassailable lead by 3-0 as they secured 10 runs win in the third T20I on Friday to register a historic series win over Australia at home. With two more games remaining, the Mahmudullah-led side would be hoping to clean sweep the visitors and make it even bigger. The fourth T20I will be played today at Dhaka followed by the fifth and final game on Monday at the same venue.
Here, we will look at key players who can be game-changer for their respective sides in the 4th T20 today at Shere Bangla Stadium in Dhaka.
Five key players for BAN vs AUS 4th T20 –
Mitch Marsh – Mitch Marsh is in the best form of his life and has taken the responsibility of scoring runs in the absence of regular star players. He was the leading run-scorer in the five-match T20 series in Windies, scoring 219 runs at an average of 43.80, and is sitting atop the list of top run-getters in the ongoing series as well. The Aussie all-rounder has scored 141 runs in 3 innings so far at an average of 47.00.
Jos Hazlewood – Jos Hazlewood is the top wicket-taker in the ongoing series, picking up 6 wickets in 3 games played so far. The Australia pacer is vying for a spot in the T20 World Cup squad and has been in a good form lately. He picked up 5 scalps in 2 ODIs against the Windies before picking up 4 wickets in 4 T20Is against the same opposition.
Shakib Al Hasan – With Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim missing out, the responsibility of scoring runs falls on the shoulders of Shakib AL Hasan and the Bangladesh all-rounder has performed up to the expectations so far. He is the leading run-scorer for Bangladesh and also the second on the list of top run-scorer in the series, scoring 88 runs in 3 innings at an average of 29.33. He has also picked up 3 wickets in 3 games which makes him a key all-rounder for the BAN vs AUS 4th T20I.
Shoriful Islam – Shoriful Islam is the joint-leading wicket-taker in the series so far. He has picked up 6 wickets in 3 innings at an average of 12.50. He also picked up six wickets in 3 games against Zimbabwe and is the go-to bowler for the skipper Mahmudullah.
Mitchell Starc – Mitch Starc returned to his form on the Windies tour. While he picked up just 1 wicket in 4 T20Is, the Australia pacer picked up with 11 wickets in 3 ODIs and finished as the leading wicket-taker in the series. Mitchell Starc was rested in the 3rd T20I on Friday but is expected to return to the playing11 for today’s game. He has picked up 3 wickets in 2 games so far.
BAN vs AUS 4th T20 – TV & Live Streaming in India
Indian fans can watch the BAN vs AUS T20 Series matches live on the FanCode app.
The matches are set to be telecast on Fox Sports in Australia. In Bangladesh, the matches will be telecast on Gazi TV, T Sports, and BTV.