The Bangladesh vs. England live stream and televised 3rd One Day International is on the way, with the deciding matchup between the two sides possibly being disrupted by weather. There’s been some indication that rain could play a part in how things play out in Chittagong. With the pitch being protected for over three days, will things eventually dry out enough or will rain continue to plague these teams in their big finish?
According to ESPNCricInfo, wet weather was expected to continue on Wednesday, after the pitch had already been covered up for 72 hours. The website reported there was already at least 30 millimeters of rain that had fallen in a day’s time, and it was leaving the status of this crucial deciding game in doubt for Wednesday.
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza commented before the impending game with regards to the conditions.
“If the wicket is sweaty, the toss becomes a factor. The in-and-out that may occur due to rain interruptions can make it difficult. These can bother both teams.”
The series is currently tied up after Bangladesh grabbed a victory in the second ODI in Dhaka. However, that win also brought with it plenty of emotions, as Sky Sports reported. England’s captain Jos Buttler wasn’t pleased with the celebration by the Bangladesh fielders after he was sent off during his batting. He would later say he was disappointed in the opposing side’s celebrating, causing him to become angry and confront the fielders.
“I was just a little bit disappointed in the fashion they celebrated; mainly by running towards me and giving me a bit of a send-off.”
Buttler added further comments during his post-game talk.
“You don’t have to run up to a guy. I’m disappointed to get out but emotions were running high. They were obviously delighted to get the wicket. Maybe I should have just walked away.”
As Indian Express noted, Bangladesh’s captain refused to apologize over the celebration. Mortaza said he didn’t feel his side did anything wrong and “just celebrated what we felt.” He added that there was a match referee there to judge their actions and no issues were called to the players’ attention over the send-off celebration.
No matter which side is to be supported in their arguments, what’s clear is that this has been a dramatic One Day International series, thus far. The first match went England’s way by 21 runs, but Bangladesh came right back with their series-tying match. In the second ODI, it was the Bangladesh side winning by 34 runs. Unless rain gets in the way, things should be quite emotional in what could be a dramatic finish to a dramatic series.
Just recently, ESPN Cric Info also reported on the betting odds for who might win this deciding cricket matchup. England was given odds of 4 to 9 to win, while their opponents are carrying 7 to 4 odds. Keep in mind that Bangladesh has defeated England in both the 2011 and 2015 World Cups. Could they pull off another defeat of the English side as they tour the country?
The Bangladesh vs. England 3rd ODI is scheduled to begin at 4:30 a.m. Eastern Time for United States viewers. The best way to watch the matchup in the states is via live stream online. Willow TV offers a monthly subscription service which provides high-quality streaming of a variety of matchups with top international teams. That includes Bangladesh vs. England. The subscription package starts at $14.99 per month and allows live online viewing on TV connected devices and mobile devices. It also provides video scorecards, highlights, and more great features.
United States cricket fans really have no excuse not to watch the Bangladesh vs. England live stream for this exciting 3rd ODI. Hopefully, the weather cooperates and gives these two teams and their fans the proper deciding match that is deserving of this series!
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