Bangladesh face ZImbabwe in the second ODI at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Sunday.
Having won the first T20 of the four-match series, Bangladesh players are primed to win all the remaining matches against a hapless Zimbabwe, who are struggling in the limited overs format.
"I think winning the first game of the year was quite useful. This series is very important ahead of the Asia Cup. We want to win all four games," Bangladesh all-rounder Sabbir Rahman told reporters ahead of the second T20 of the series against Zimbabwe on Sunday.
Bangladesh won the first T20 of the series by four wickets. They did it with ease with more than an over to spare in the end. ZImbabwe will have to find a way out to stop the hosts from scoring freely.
The only gain for Zimbabwe from the first T20 was Hamilton Masakadza's innings that helped the visitors put up a decent total. "I think it was more of positives from the way we started our batting and at some stages our spinners bowled well as well. So there were few positives to take out of the game," Masakadza said.
The pitch is likely to be a similar one. The dew factor is going to come into play in the second innings of the match. The two captains will be wary of that. The team winning the toss should ideally bat first on this Khulna surface.
Bangladesh will look to go 2-0 up in the series and assert their dominance over the vistors yet again. Zimbabwe, on the other hand, will look to avoid another defeat on Sunday. To outclass the Bangla Tigers at their own backyard, Zimbawean cricketers will have to play good all-round cricket.
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Shuvagata Hom, Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain.
Zimbabwe: Chamu Chibhabha, Hamilton Masakadza, Richmond Mutumbami (wk), Sean Williams, Malcolm Waller, Sikandar Raza, Elton Chigumbura (C), Luke Jongwe, Graeme Cremer, Tendai Chisoro, Neville Madziva.
Where to watch live:
The 2nd T20 between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe is scheduled for a 3pm local time (2:30 pm IST, 9 am GMT & 11 am Zimbabwe Time) start. Neo Prime will broadcast the game live in the Indian subcontinent.
The viewers in Bangladesh can watch the 2nd T20 live on Gazi TV. Fans can also stream the match on GeoSuper.
The audience watching the game in the US can catch the action live on Willow TV, while Willow TV Online will provide the live stream option.
The viewers in the Middle East and North Africa will be able to watch Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe live on OSN Sports 4 and HD 4, while the match can be live streamed on OSN Play.
Folks in Zimbabwe can also catch the live action of the 2nd T20 between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe on Ten Sports.