The first T20I between Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be played on July 14, 2023, at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet. The match start time is 5:30 PM IST.
The toss will be crucial as the whether is mostly sunny, with a high of 32 degrees Celsius and a low of 23 degrees Celsius.
Head-to-head: Afghanistan and Bangladesh have played each other 15 times in T20Is, with Afghanistan winning nine matches and Bangladesh winning six.
Recent form: Afghanistan have been in good form in recent T20Is, winning their last three matches. Bangladesh, on the other hand, have been inconsistent, winning two of their last five matches. Live scores on Cricinfo.
- Afghanistan: Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi
- Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad, Tamim Iqbal
TV Telecast and live streaming info
Gazi Tv will show the match live in Bangladesh while the live stream can be watched on Fancode app.
Afghanistan are the favorites to win this match. They have a strong bowling attack, led by Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan, and they have a good balance of batting and bowling. Bangladesh will need to play well to upset Afghanistan.
- Mujeeb Ur Rahman vs Tamim Iqbal: Mujeeb Ur Rahman is one of the best bowlers in the world in T20Is, and he will be looking to get Tamim Iqbal out early. Tamim is Bangladesh’s best batsman, and he will need to score big if Bangladesh are to win.
- Rashid Khan vs Shakib Al Hasan: Rashid Khan is another world-class bowler, and he will be looking to get Shakib Al Hasan out. Shakib is Bangladesh’s most experienced player, and he will need to play a big innings if Bangladesh are to win.
Overall, this is a very evenly-matched contest. Afghanistan are the favorite, but Bangladesh will be confident of upsetting them. It should be a close match.