Bangladesh vs West Indies Test series 2020-21 – 2nd Test

Bangladesh vs West Indies Test series 2020-21

2nd Test:

Second and last meeting of the series of 2 Test matches between Bangladesh and West Indies is going to be played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka on February 11th 2021.

West Indies Tour of Bangladesh History:

The teams competed 17 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. Out of them, the host won only 4 times and lost 11 times with 2 draws.

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

The teams played 10 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 9 times. The host won just twice. The visitors won 6 times. Just a game (1 match) concluded as draw.

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

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

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 LWLLL.

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 WLLLL.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Dhaka shows the weather would be sunny throughout the match with partly cloudy on the second day of the match. The precipitation percentage would be between 4% to 5%. There is extremely low chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 28-29 Celsius on all 5 days. The wind would be between 6 to 10 km/h.

Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka

Toss and Pitch:

Teams chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 15 times out of 20 times (played matches). The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 8 times and lost 5 times with 2 draws. 1 match was cancelled (excluded).

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

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, after winning the toss, won twice and lost twice, as well, with a (1) draw.

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

The teams never chose to field first after winning the toss after 2015.

The host never won after choosing the field first.

The longest streak without draw at the venue was 6 matches between 2008 to 2013 and 2016 to till date.

Overall, 10 times the teams won the toss, won the matches, and lost 7 times with 3 draws.

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

Particularly, for Bangladesh, the team won the toss 12 times out of 20 played games. The team won just 4 times and lost 5 times with 3 draws.

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

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

The host never got defeat in the match after choosing the bat first after 2010.

The first batting team won the match 10 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches 7 times with 3 draws.

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

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 245 in 2012. And the highest successful chase was 209 in 2010.

The first inning lowest total was 192 in 2008 and the highest total was 610 in 2007 (in inaugural match), and the second inning lowest total was 110 in 2018 and the highest total was 730 runs in 2014. For the third inning, the lowest total was 114 (completed innings) in 2014 and the highest total was 405 in 2008, and the fourth inning lowest total was 123 (completed innings) in 2018 and the highest total was 413 in 2008.

The batting average of the first innings is 38.53 and 34.47 is for the second innings. For the third inning, 29.31 and 26.14 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other just thrice at the venue. The host won just once lost twice.

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

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The home side has a very poor record at the venue, and won 6 times out of 20 games and lost 11 times with 3 draws. Whereas, the visiting team won twice with 1 defeat.

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

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Bangladesh:

The home side has a couple of forced changes due to injuries and so S. al Hasan and S. Hassan would not be available for the game. The team may include S. Sarkar and A. Jayed in the XI.

Bangladesh Eleven: T. Iqbal, S. Sarkar, N. Hossain Shanto, M. Haque, M. Rahim, L. Das, M. Hasan, N. Hasan, T. Islam, M. Rahman, A. Jayed

West Indies:

The visiting team would go with the same XI.

West Indies Eleven: K. Brathwaite, J. Campbell, S. Moseley, N. Bonner, J. Blackwood, J. Da Silva, K. Mayers, R. Cornwall, 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”.