There will be no Shakib al Hasan in the Bangladesh playing XI as they prepare to take on Zimbabwe in the 2nd ODI at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on November 9, 2015.
Shakib has taken paternity leave and will be off duty for the rest of the series. Shakib Al Hasan has become a father today. Congratulations!”
Zimbabwe wins the toss and chose to field first. The match start time is 12:30 p.m. India time.
Bangladesh won the first of the three ODI series and are favorites to win the second one too and wrap up the series 2-0.
Zimbabwe will have one forced change today; wicketkeeper Richmond Mutumbami will miss the game due to his ankle injury and Regis Chakabva will replace him.
The umpires officiating today’s game are Aleem Dar and Enamul Haque.
Regarding the pitch and conditions, there is hardly any swing and assistance for the bowlers and the pitch is expected to play the same as in the first ODI.
The Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura is confident of a better show this time as he realizes the importance of playing to their potential. Follow the Ban vs Zim 2nd ODI live scores here.
In Pakistan, PTV Sports and Ten Sports will telecast the game while, in India, Star Sports will broadcast the matches.
Viewers in Bangladesh can watch the match live on BTV and Gazi TV. The live streaming online can be watched here.
He said: “We are here to win games. We lost [the first game] but this series is still up for grabs.
“Obviously we have to play well in the next game to level the series. We will come hard and make sure we win the next game.”