Bangladesh vs West Indies ODI series 2020 -21 – 1st ODI

Bangladesh vs West Indies ODI series 2020-21

1st ODI:

First meeting of the series of three ODI matches between Bangladesh and West Indies is going to be played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka on January 20th 2021.

West Indies Tour of Bangladesh History:

This is going to be the tenth bilateral series between the teams. The host won 4 times, while the visiting team won 5 times.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Bangladesh against West Indies are WWLWL.

When touring Bangladesh by the West Indian team, this is going to be a sixth series. The home team won just twice, and the visitors won thrice.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Bangladesh against West Indies in Bangladesh are WWLLL.

The teams completed 38 meetings in this format of cricket, till date. Out of them, the host won 15 times and lost 21 times with 2 without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh against West Indies are WWWWW.

On the soil of Bangladesh, the teams faced each other 17 times. The host won just 6 times. The visitors won 10 times. Remaining 1 was called off without any result, which was in 2002.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh against West Indies in Bangladesh are WLWWL.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the seventh rank team (Bangladesh) and ninth rank team (West Indies) team. The host is 12 points ahead of the visitors.

In the case, when the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 3 points without change in rankings, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 5 points with 1 position down. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 3 points with 1 rank down in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 2 points with unaffected rankings. 

If the case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 2 points without change in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will neither gain nor lose either points or rankings. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 1 point with no impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh are WWWLL.

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In the case, when the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 4 points with no change in rankings, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 2 points with no change in positions. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 1 point with unaffected rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 3 points with no impact on the rank. 

If the case, the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will neither gain nor lose either points or rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 2 points with no change in rank. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 1 point with no change in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies are LLLWW.

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The result of the first match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then, the team will gain 1 point, but the visitors will be unaffected in points, as well, with unaffected positions for either team. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 2 points, and the host will lose the same (2) points with no change in position for both the teams.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Dhaka shows the weather would be pretty sunny and clear almost throughout the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be between 20-29 Celsius. The wind would be between 4 to 7 km/h during the match. The speed of wind and temperature would fluctuate with the match progress.

Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 56 times out of 108, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won 26 times after selecting the bat first and lost 29 times with 1 without any result and 1 abandoned (excluded).

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LWWLW.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, after winning the toss, won the matches 28 times and lost 24 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WLWLW.

Overall, 54 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 53 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLWWL.

Particularly, for Bangladesh, the team won the toss 56 times out of 91 times, and the teams won 28 times and lost the same number of times (28 times).

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLWWW

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh at the venue, while losing the toss, are LWLWL.

The first batting team won the matches 50 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches 57 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LLWWL.

The lowest defended total was 105 in 2014. And the highest successful chase 330 in 2012. 

The first inning lowest total was 58 runs in 2011, and the highest total was 370 runs in 2011. Both the scores recorded in CWC 2011 (Cricket World Cup 2011). For the second inning, the lowest total was also 58 runs in 2014, whereas the highest was 330 runs in 2012.

The batting average of the first innings is 27.26 and 30.04 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 8 times at the venue. The host won just twice and lost 6 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh against West Indies at the venue are LWWLL.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The home side has a below average record at the venue, and won 44 matches out of 91 encounters and lost 46 times. Whereas, the visiting team has a pretty good record at the place, as the team won 6 times and lost just thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh at the venue are LWWLL.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue are WLLWW.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Bangladesh:

The home side would go with the three pace and a spin combination. though the team has a genuine spin bowling all-rounder and a couple of part timers for the bowling options.

Bangladesh Eleven: T. Iqbal, L. Das, N. Shanto, S. al Hasan, M. Rahim, Mahmudullah, S. Sarkar, M. Saifuddin, M. Hasan, H. Mahmud, M. Rahman

 West Indies:

The visitors may pick 3 pacers with one spin and a pace batting all rounder in the XI.

West Indies Eleven: J. da Silva, S. Ambris, J. Mohammed, A. McCarthy. R. Reifer, R. Powell, K. Mayers, N. Bonner, C. Holder, A. Hosein, A. Joseph

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.
*Notes: D means Draw in “last five match results”.