Bangladesh vs Australia 3rd T20 Preview & Betting Tips

August 6th 2021, 12:31pm, By: Jack Tobin

Bangladesh vs Australia 3rd T20 Betting Tips

Bangladesh once again outlasted Australia in a low scoring encounter to win by five wickets. After two underwhelming performances with the bat, and a fourth straight T20I series loss staring them down, the Aussies are under a mountain of pressure. Can they find a way to keep the series alive? Or will Bangladesh take an unassailable 3-0 lead, in what would be their first ever series win against Australia? We’ve got you covered with the full preview and tips for the 3rd T20 in Dhaka!   

Bangladesh vs Australia 3rd T20 Preview & Betting Tips

Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Friday August 6th, 10:00pm AEST

Match Prediction

It was an all too familiar performance for the Australians in game two. A batting collapse held together by Mitch Marsh, and a brave bowling performance in a loss. Australia have now lost seven of their last eight T20I matches, a far from ideal form line just a few months away from a World Cup.

Marsh continued his outstanding form with a gallant 45 off 42, but outside of a 30 from Moises Henriques, there was no support whatsoever. Seven of Australia’s top nine scored below 14, as Australia lost 5/18 after being 3/88. Australia’s inability to close innings’ continued, managing to score just 34 off the final six overs. Afif Hossain and Nurul Hasan showed the Aussies how to close an innings with an unbeaten 56 run partnership to seal the victory for Bangladesh.

Shakib Al Hasan once again played a crucial role with 26 and 1/22, as Bangladesh’s spinners choked the Australian batsmen for a second game in a row. Shakib, Mahedi Hasan and Nasum Ahmed combined for 2/63 off 11 overs. While seamers Mustafizur Rahman (3/23) and Shoriful Islam (2/27) gave the Australian middle order plenty troubles. Rahman now has five wickets at an average of 7.80 with an economy rate of 4.87.

Bangladesh have won four of their last five T20I matches and they seem to have the Aussies covered in all facets of the game in these conditions. Despite their batting stocks being undermanned, their batsmen have found a way to grind out scores that can win them games. Although the Australian bowlers have done an outstanding job keeping them in the first two games, they simply can’t win games scoring at barely a run a ball.

Bangladesh have been hungry this series and look desperate to create history by beating Australia in a series for the first time in their history. With Australia’s batting woes at the moment, it’s too hard to go past the hosts, who are playing some seriously spirited cricket, and could be a dark horse at this year’s T20 World Cup.

Bangladesh Prop

Shakib Al Hasan has lived up to his reputation as one of the premier all rounders in world cricket so far this series, with knocks of 36 and 26, as well as figures of 1/22 and 1/24. With an abundance of inexperienced players in both sides this series, Shakib has risen to the top with both bat and ball, and is playing with a huge level of confidence. Shakib’s 26 off 17 swung the game in Bangladesh’s favour early in the chase, as he took care of Mitchell Starc with ease. With a low scoring series on challenging pitches, the big time players stand up. Shakib has been a class above with both bat and ball so far this series, and he will continue that form in game three.

Australia Prop

Despite being a much maligned figure in Australian cricket throughout his career, Mitch Marsh has carried the Australian T20 side in 2021. In this calendar year Marsh has scored 376 runs at an average of 34, with a strike rate of 131. Marsh has six scores of 45 or more this year, with scores of 51, 54, 9, 75, 30, 45 and 45 in his last seven matches. 309 runs at an average of 44 runs since the beginning of the West Indies series, highlights how consistent Marsh has been in a side that has struggled so badly with the bat. Marsh has been a revelation at number three for the Aussies, and you can trust him to put together another excellent performance for Australia.


2021 Formula 1: United States Grand Prix Betting Tips

The Formula 1 season will head to the Texas this weekend for the annual United States Grand Prix! As always, Tom Kelly has you covered with a full preview and betting tips for the race here read more

ICC Men's T20 World Cup AUS vs SA Betting Tips

The Aussie campaign in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup kicks off on Saturday night as they take on South Africa in the opening game of the tournament! Mr.Cricket has a full preview and betting tips for the clash here read more

Horse Racing Tips: Saturday, October 23rd

It is one of the biggest race days of the year this weekend with the Cox Plate being held at Moonee Valley. Meanwhile Randwick will play host to the inaugural Invitational as well as a stack of other high quality races throughout the day. Billy Bestford has cast his eye across the meetings and has found his best bets across the country. read more

2021-22 NBA Betting Tips: Saturday 23rd October

We’ve had a big start to the new NBA season with plenty of winners from the first two slates we’ve covered and will be looking to keep it rolling on the weekend. Catch our best spread bets and player props from the huge Saturday slate right here! read more


WinnersBet Promotions, Promo Code & Exclusive Offers

WinnersBet have a fantastic range of both daily and seasonal promotions available to all customers! Sign up to WinnersBet today and use promo code NEW100 when you join! read more

Best Australian Sports Betting Apps

What are the best Australian sports betting apps? Punters love the convenience of betting on mobile, so we thought we'd look at the best sports betting apps available today, to help you choose the best sports betting site for your iOS or Android mobile device. We highlight our top five Australian sports betting apps based on the usability and features of their app, as well as key mobile app features from all of our partnered sports betting sites. read more

Best Australian Sports Betting Sites

The best Australian sports betting sites ensure safe and successful online betting for punters. Here's our list of the best sports betting options in Australia. read more

Performance Ratings & Pricing with Julian Vallance with Sportsbet

Julian Vallance from Sportsbet takes us through some of the key factors which he uses with pricing upcoming horse races such as performance ratings. Check out his video from Sportsbet here. read more


2021-22 NBL Fixture

The 2021-22 NBL fixture has been released! The season will open up on Friday, the 3rd of December with a headline clash between the brand new expansion team, the Tasmania JackJumpers taking on the Adelaide 36ers! See the full schedule here read more

2021 AFL Brownlow Medal: Team Voting

The Brownlow Team Votes markets are one of the first to be released across the major sports betting sites, and there's some early value around for sharp punters. Don't bother paying for Brownlow tip packages when we have all the information you need for free! read more

2021 AFL Brownlow Medal: Round Voting

We dive into the 2021 Brownlow Medal count with and an overview of round voting throughout the evening to look at the way the count may unfold. We also look at some of the popular betting markets such as who polled in the most games and who will collect the most 3 votes. read more

2021 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 23

Round 23 was an absolute classic round with several dramatic matches and some amazing results. The main Brownlow focus was Friday night's game where the two Brownlow favourites in Ollie Wines and Marcus Bontempelli went head to head! Check out our Round 23 Brownlow vote predictions here! read more

Join TAB Today