Bangladesh went down in both their warm-up matches. Their first game was against Sri Lanka. Batting first, they posted only 147 for 7 on the board in their 20 overs. The Sri Lanka chased down the target with four wickets in 19 overs.
Next, Bangladesh took on Ireland in their second warm-up game. Ireland put up 177 for 3 in their 20 overs as Gareth Delany scored an unbeaten 88 off 50. Bangladesh folded up for 144 in response. Only Soumya Sarkar and Nurul Hasan with 37 and 38 runs respectively put up a fight.
Scotland tasted success in both their warm-up games and thus would be confident going into the clash against Bangladesh. Scotland faced Netherlands in their first warm-up game. They scored 122 for 6 and then bowled out the opponents for 91. Mark Watt and Chris Greaves claimed four wickets each.
In their second warm-up game against Namibia, they scored 203 for 7 batting first. George Munsey and Matthew Cross scoring fifties. They then restricted Namibia to 184 for 5, winning the contest by 19 runs
Bangladesh Predicted XI: Mohammad Naim, Liton Das (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mahedi Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Shoriful Islam
Scotland Predicted XI: George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer (c), Matthew Cross (wk), Richie Berrington, Calum Macleod, Michael Leask, Alasdair Evans, Safyaan Sharif, Josh Davey, Mark Watt, Bradley Wheal
Top Fantasy picks for Bangladesh vs Scotland clash: Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman, George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer, Mark Watt
--Renin Wilben Albert