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

Bangladesh vs West Indies Test series 2020-21

1st Test:

First meeting of the series of 2 Test matches between Bangladesh and West Indies is going to be played at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong on February 3rd 2021.

West Indies Tour of Bangladesh History:

This is going to be the ninth bilateral series between the teams. The host won just twice, while visiting team won 6 times.

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

When touring Bangladesh from the West Indian team, this is going to be a fifth series. The home team won just once, and lost thrice.

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

The teams competed 16 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. Out of them, the host won only 4 times and lost 10 times with 2 draws.

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

The teams played 9 consecutive matches without draw in spam of 9 years (2011 to present).

The visiting team had winning streak of 7 consecutive wins and 8 consecutive matches without defeat between 2011 to 2018.

On the soil of Bangladesh, the teams faced each other 8 times. The host won just twice. The visitors won 5 times. Just a game (1 match) concluded as draw.

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

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the tenth rank team (Bangladesh) and eighth rank team (West Indies) team. The host is 22 points behind the visitors.

If the home team will lose the series with margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 4 points without getting impact on the position. In case of winning the series with 2 winning margins, the team will earn 11 points with improving the position by 1 number.

In case, the team will lose the series with margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose just a point (1 point) without disturbing the position. If the case of winning the series with 1 winning margin, the team will earn 9 points with gaining 1 rank in the position.

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 4 points with improving the position by 1 rank.

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

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If the visiting team will lose the series with margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 7 points without losing any rank in the rankings. In case of winning the series with 2 winning margin, the team will earn 3 points with no impact in rankings.

In case, the team will lose the series with margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 5 points without affecting the position. If the case of winning the series with 1 winning margin, the team will earn 2 points with no impact in the rankings.

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 2 points with no impact in position.

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

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Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Chittagong shows the weather would be sunny throughout the match. The precipitation percentage would be between 4% to 6%. There is extremely low chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 25-26 Celsius on all 5 days. The wind would be between 10 to 13 km/h.

Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong

Toss and Pitch:

Teams chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 16 times out of 19 times (played matches). The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 6 times and lost 4 times with 6 draws. 1 match was cancelled (excluded).

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

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, after winning the toss, won just once and lost twice.

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

The teams never chose to field first after winning the toss after 2011.

The host faced to defeat every time (twice) after choosing the field first.

The longest streak without draw at the venue was 5 matches between 2008 to 2010.

Overall, 7 times the teams won the toss, won the matches, and lost 6 times with 6 draws.

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

Particularly, for Bangladesh, the team won the toss 10 times out of 19 played games. The team won just twice and lost 6 times with 2 draws.

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

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

The host never won the match after losing the toss.

The first batting team won the match 8 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches 5 times with 6 draws.

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

The lowest defended total was 204 in 2018. And the highest successful chase was 317 in 2008.

The first inning lowest total was 135 in 2011 and the highest total was 599 in 2010, and the second inning lowest total was 171 in 2008 and the highest total was 713 runs in 2011. For the third inning, the lowest total was 119 (completed innings) in 2008 and the highest total was 447 in 2009, and the fourth inning lowest total was 139 (completed innings) in 2018 and the highest total was 331 in 2010.

The batting average of the first innings is 39.03 and 37.21 is for the second innings. For the third inning, 32.15 and 30.89 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other just twice at the venue. The host won once and draw the other one, but never lost. The visiting team is still searching for the first victory at the venue.

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

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The home side has an extremely poor record at the venue, and won just twice out of 19 games and lost 11 times with 6 draws. Whereas, the visiting team never won with 1 lost and 1 draw.

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

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue are LD – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Bangladesh:

The home side would go with spin attack (4 spinners) with lone pacer.

Bangladesh Eleven: T. Iqbal, S. Hassan, N. Hossain Shanto, M. Haque, M. Rahim, S. al Hasan, L. Das, M. Hasan, N. Hasan, T. Islam, M. Rahman

West Indies:

The visiting team would go with the spin -pace combination, as the team have a couple of all-rounders.

West Indies Eleven: K. Brathwaite, J. Campbell, N. Bonner, J. Blackwood, J. Da Silva, K. Mayers, R. Cornwall, R. Reifer / A. Joseph, J. Warrican, K. Roach, S. Gabriel

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