India vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20I 2019, Key Players: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Other Cricketers to Watch Out for in Rajkot
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Mushfiqur Rahim (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

After a shocking defeat in the first T20I, India takes on Bangladesh in the 2nd T20I on Thursday (November 7). The match is scheduled to be played at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. Team India, arriving with a lot of youngsters in the series with Rohit Sharma as skipper, failed with the bat and the ball in the first T20I. Bangladesh, who had never defeated India a T20I before the previous game, won the match by 7 wickets. India who were expected to be dominating the series, are now on back foot after losing the 1st game. Bangladesh just need to win one more match to clinch the three-match T20I series. Meanwhile, here we will look at some key players to look out for in IND vs BAN 2nd T20I match in Rajkot. India vs Bangladesh Dream11 Team Prediction: Tips to Pick Best Playing XI With All-Rounders, Batsmen, Bowlers & Wicket-Keepers for IND vs BAN 2nd T20I Match 2019. 

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah are the top players to look out for in IND vs BAN, 2nd T20I. The clash will be a nail-biting to watch out for, with India trying to make a comeback and Bangladesh seeking series win. With the absence of experienced bowlers, India may suffer issues in the bowling department. Below are five key players to watch out for in India vs Bangladesh, 2 T20I. Rishabh Pant ‘Runs Shikhar Dhawan Out’ During 1st IND vs BAN T20I Match; ‘Sold a Well-Set Batsman’ Fumes Sunil Gavaskar on Air, Netizens Join In. 

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma failed with the bat in the 1st T20I, getting out for just 9 runs. After India's poor batting performance in the 1st clash, Sharma knows that he has to perform over the top to support India's batting. Sharma cannot afford to lose a T20I series under his captainship and he will be taking charge from the front in the batting zone in the 2nd t20I. So Rohit Sharma is a key player to watch out for in the 2nd T20I. India Vs Bangladesh, Cricket Score 2nd T20I Match. 

Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan was the only Indian batsman who played brilliantly in the 1st T20I. Although his slow innings witnessed him scoring 41 runs of 42 balls, he got run-out just at the moment he was gearing up. Now, he will aim to go big with his bat in the 2nd T20I.

Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer, who smashed 22 runs off 13 balls in the first T20I, will be a great batsman to lookout for. The Delhi Capitals' skipper is in an outstanding form since the West Indies tour 2019. In the India vs Bangladesh series 2019, he will aim to prove his batting in the T20I format. In the next two matches, he has a great opportunity to show his skills as a middle-order batsman.

Mushfiqur Rahim

Mushfiqur Rahim was almost a one-man army during Bangladesh’s first-ever victory over India in T20Is in the first game. Mustafizur Rahim, who played a 60-run-knock, was the key player who helped Bangladesh to chase 149-run-target in the first game. He will be the main target for Indian bowlers and how he copes up with India’s bowling attack will be an interesting thing to see.


Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah is a very strong player for Bangladesh and he supported Mushfiqur Rahim nicely in the 1st T20I on the crease. With big-hitting ability, Mahmudullah is a very dangerous batsman to look upon in T20Is. Other than Mushfiqur Rahim, he will be the key player for Bangladesh in the 2nd T20I.

These five players will be the most crucial to watch out for in India vs Bangladesh 2nd T20I in Rajkot. India cannot afford to lose a T20I series against Bangladesh at their home soil and India’s quest to level the series will be thrilling to witness. With the absence of experienced bowlers, the Indian team will have to lie upon the youngsters' bowlers, who need to delivery brilliantly to bag victory for India.