Bangladesh vs USA T20 World Cup warm-up game cancelled

It was a major setback for the Najmul Hossain Shanto led side as the USA was the very team that got the batter of them in Bangladesh’s last series before World Cup.

In a significant blow to the Bangladesh Cricket Team, their scheduled warm-up game against the United States of America got cancelled due to bad weather. It was a major setback for the Najmul Hossain Shanto-led side as the USA was the very team that got the batter of them in Bangladesh’s last series before the beginning of the T20 World Cup in the USA and West Indies from June 1.

The Performance

Bangladesh is going through a rough patch as far as T20 Cricket is concerned with their series loss to the USA they became the first full-member nation to lose a series at the hands of the Monak Patel-led side something which doesn’t augers well for the Tigers just a few days before the start of the multination 20 team tournament.

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The Significance

As they say, there are two sides to a coin in that respect the series against Bangladesh would have surely boosted USA’s confidence before their first-ever T20 World Cup appearance. If we talk about their recent performances in the shortest format of the game it includes a 4-0 series win against Canada followed by a historic 2-1 series win in the three-match T20 series against Bangladesh which happens to be a full-member Test playing nation.

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The Road Ahead

Bangladesh will play their next and last warm-up game against India which will eventually be the team’s only game before the start of the main tournament. It will also be one of the two games that will be televised by the broadcaster the other one being the game between Australia and co-host West Indies who are also coming on the back of a 3-0 series win against South AfricaIt was West Indies’ second successive series win against the Proteas in the shortest format. The 2012 and 2016 World Cup champions also beat South Africa in back-to-back series in any format for the first time that too with the majority of the team’s players not being a part of the series as they were involved in the 17th edition of the recently concluded Indian Premier League.

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The Start

The T20 World kicks off from June 1 with the host USA taking on Canada in the opening match of the tournament. The match promises to be a hard-fought contest with Canada coming off a win against a strong team like Nepal after making a magnificent comeback in the warm-up match played on May 28 in the USA.