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Editor's Pick (Test): South Africa - Bangladesh

Back in 2015, when the two teams met, South Africa won one match and Bangladesh two. The other two matches were drawn. They meet now, more than two years later. Bangladesh is in fairly good form. I still cannot get over how well they played at the Champions trophy. They seem to enjoy the underdog title, play their best without the baggage of the expectations and come out really well.

28th September sees the first of two test matches being played in South Africa. The players of the subcontinent that you should watch out for and include in your lineup are Mustafizur Rahman, Kasigo Rabada, Mehidy Miraz, Mushfiqur Rahim and Aiden Markam.
Philander is out.

South Africa are at home. Home teams are generally stronger. There are exceptions ofcourse. Like how India dominated Sri Lanka. Well I do bring that up a lot, don’t I?
My point is that South Africa cannot afford to take Bangladesh lightly.

Bangladesh Test squad: Mushfiqur Rahim(c), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Mominul Haque, Mehidy Hasan, Liton Das, Mustafizur Rahman, Taijul Islam, Shafiul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Subashis Roy
South Africa

South Africa Test squad: Faf du Plessis(c), Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Theunis de Bruyn, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Morne Morkel, Duanne Olivier, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada

My lineup
Batsmen
Faf Du Plesis
Tamim Iqbal
Hashim Amla
Sabbir Rahman
Bowlers
Taskin Ahmed
Morne Morkel
M Rahman
Kagiso Rabada
All-Rounders
Keshav Maharaj
Mehedi Hasan
Wicket-Keeper
Mushfiqur Rahim

What do you think?
Indu

P.S. Please note that the above-expressed opinions are purely the Editor’s. We do not take responsibility, nor can we guarantee the performance of the players. All the best !!!

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