India vs Bangladesh 1st T20I 2019: Rohit Sharma vs Mustafizur Rahman, Shikhar Dhawan vs Shafiul Islam & Other Mini Battles to Watch Out for in Delhi
Rohit Sharma, Mustafizur Rahman , Shikhar Dhawan and Shafiul Islam (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

India and Bangladesh will be squaring off against each other in the 1st T20I match at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Sunday (November 3). While Bangladesh aim to bag their first-ever T20I victory against India, the Rohit Sharma and company seeks to maintain Team India’s winning streak against their Asian rival going. With Virat Kohli being out of the T20I series, Rohit Sharma is the Indian skipper. India vs Bangladesh clashes are often nail-biting ones and the first T20I will also have some exciting mini-battles among players. Here we will look at such three exciting mini-battles to look out for IND vs BAN 1st T20I match in Delhi. Rohit Sharma vs Mustafizur Rahman will be one such interesting clash to look forward to. India vs Bangladesh T20I 2019: Rohit Sharma, Sanju Samson & Other Players to Watch Out For During IND vs BAN Series. 

Rohit Sharma will be leading the attack against Bangladesh. With the likes of Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul, India's top-order seems too powerful and dominant. Sharma will have the responsibility to keep Team India’s winning streak against Bangladesh in T20Is on in spite of leading a young squad. India’s T20I squad largely consists of youngsters like Sanju Samson, Krunal Pandya, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Dube and Khaleel Ahmed among others. Below we look at some exciting mini-battles to look out for IND vs BAN 1st T20I match in Delhi. India vs Bangladesh Head-to-Head Record: Ahead of T20I 2019 Series, Here Are Match Results of All IND vs BAN Twenty20 Encounters!. 

Rohit Sharma vs Mustafizur Rahman

Rohit Sharma will be leading as the opener and Bangladesh leading pacer Mustafizur Rahman will be given the task to halt the Indian captain. Sharma can go too big if he settles on the crease, and Rahman will undertake efforts to stop the Sharma from doing so. India Vs Bangladesh, Cricket Score 1st T20I Match. 

Shikhar Dhawan vs Shafiul Islam

Shikhar Dhawan is another player who possesses a danger to Bangladesh. The left-handed batsman will be playing at his home in Delhi and can be too dangerous for Bangladesh at his home ground. Shafiul Islam will be expected to stop Dhawan from doing any big.

Mahmudullah vs Yuzvendra Chahal

Skipper Mahmudullah is the most crucial batsman for Bangladesh. He is match-winner and can dominate the Indian bowlers. Yuzvendra Chahal has become quite experienced now and it will be his duty to dismiss Mahmudullah if he goes for a big show in the IND vs BAN 1st T20I.

 

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The above three battles will be exciting for the cricket fans, who are eager to witness the first T20I clash between both the Asian cricket rivals. Bangladesh have given a tough challenge to India in past two years, and they have the ability to give a hard fight to Team India again.