USA vs BAN: 1st T20I Dream11 Predictions, Fantasy Tips, Teams, Pitch Report & Top Picks

USA vs BAN: 1st T20I Dream11 Predictions, Fantasy Tips, Teams, Pitch Report & Top Picks

USA vs BAN, T20I Series: Dream11 predcitions for the 1st T20I [X]

Ahead of the 2024 T20 World Cup in the West Indies and USA, the Bangladesh side are all set for a preparatory bilateral series’ and is slated to square off against USA for a three-match T20 series. The first game of the series is going to be played in the Prairie View Cricket Complex, Houston, and is slated to begin at 8:30 PM on May 21.

Ahead of this clash, let us quickly go through the dream11 predictions, fantasy tips, teams, pitch report & top picks.

USA vs BAN Head-to-Head Stats

This is the first time that both Bangladesh and the United States will be playing an official T20I game.

USA vs BAN Pitch Report

The pitch at the Prairie View Cricket Complex favours the batters to a greater extent. The bounce is true and the batters enjoy the conditions. However, the bowlers tend to get more assistance during the second innings.

Prairie View Cricket Complex, Houston Ground Stats

Total Matches: 4
Matches won batting first: 2
Matches won bowling first: 2
Average 1st innings Score: 172
Average 2nd innings Score: 161
Highest total recorded: 230/3 by USA vs CAN
Lowest total recorded: 132/10 by CAN vs USA

Fantasy value from the pitch

  • Batters get to score runs as the pitch does
  • The spinners tend to get a little more assistance than the seamers.
  • The batters can capitalise on the hard new ball as there are limited lateral movements.

USA vs BAN Fantasy Cricket Tips

USA Heavy Fantasy XI

They have a good top order with Andries Gous, Steven Taylor and Nitish Kumar. Corey Anderson offers batting depth while Saurabh Nethravalkar and Harmeet Singh bring a lot of experience with the ball.

Bangladesh Heavy Fantasy XI

They have a good batting order with Tanzid Hasan, Towhid Hridoy and Najmul Hossain Shanto playing a crucial role at the top of the order. The presence of Shakib Al Hasan, Taskin Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman offers enough experience and match-winning capabilities in the unit.

USA vs BAN Winner Prediction

The Bangladesh side are a far more experienced unit when it comes to T20 cricket and they should emerge on the top this time around. However, the USA team is expected to put up a valiant fight in their own backyard.

USA vs BAN Top Player Picks

Andries Gous (USA): The top-order batter is known for his explosiveness with the blade as an opener. Gous was a part of the recently concluded ILT20 and glimpses of his batting ability was spotted there.

Harmeet Singh (USA): The former Deccan Chargers player holds the best figures within the top three in Houston. He is someone who can be utilised as a bowling all-rounder. Harmeet can produce lusty blows at the fag end of the contest and help his side reach fighting totals.

Towhid Hridoy (BAN): The middle-order batter has been in good form with the willow since the Bangladesh Premier League. He also continued his lustre with the bat during the recent series against Zimbabwe. Hridoy reads the situation well and can adapt accordingly.

Shakib Al Hasan (BAN): The all-rounder brings a wealth of experience in the Bangladesh setup. He has the ability to stitch big partnerships in the middle order and also define the outcome of a match with the ball.

USA vs BAN Differential Picks

Nitish Kumar (USA): The opener has been among runs in recent times. He has the ability to switch gears and can also take advantage with the bat during the powerplay phase.

Tanzid Hasan Tamim (BAN): The young gun has been stellar with the bat as an opener for the Bangladesh side. He seemed to be in good shape during the recent Zimbabwe series and cultivated a couple of match-winning knocks for his side.

USA vs BAN Fantasy Expert Advice

 As per the combinations of the team, a fantasy team structure of 1-4-4-2 or 2-2-4-3 can be a good option to win rewards.

USA vs BAN Fantasy Team for Head-to-Head/ Small Leagues

Wicketkeeper: Andries Gous
Batters: Nitish Kumar, Tanzid Hasan, Towhid Hridoy, Najmul Hossain Shanto
All-rounders: Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Corey Anderson, Harmit Singh
Bowlers: Saurabh Netravalkar, Taskin Ahmed

Captain: Towhid Hridoy
Vice-captain: Nitish Kumar

Players- Bangladesh: 6 USA: 5

USA vs BAN for Winner Takes All/ Grand Leagues

Wicketkeeper: Andries Gous, Litton Das
Batters: Tanzid Hasan, Towhid Hridoy
All-rounders: Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Harmit Singh, Steven Taylor
Bowlers: Mustafizur Rahman, Saurabh Netravalkar, Taskin Ahmed

Captain: Mustafizur Rahman
Vice-captain: Shakib Al Hasan

Players- Bangladesh: 7 USA: 4

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