Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh Test series 2021 – Only Test

Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Test series 2021

1st Test:

Only Test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe is going to be played at the Harare Sports Club, Harare from July 7th 2021.

Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the tenth bilateral series and third one-off test between the teams, The host won the series 4 times. Whereas the opponent won thrice. 2 series concluded as a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 5 series in a span of 13 years, from 2000-01 to 2013, where the Zimbabwe won 4 times and Bangladesh won once.

The consecutive winning streak for the Zimbabwe against Bangladesh was 3 series from 2000-01 to 2004-05.

The longest streak of undefeated for the Zimbabwe against Bangladesh was 3 series from 2000-01 to 2004-05.

The consecutive winning streak for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe was 1 series in 2004-05, 2014-15 and 2019-20.

The longest streak of undefeated for the Bangladesh against Zimbabwe was 4 series from 2013 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Zimbabwe against Bangladesh are LDLDW.

Matches:

The teams completed 17 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 7 times, whereas the opponent also won 7 times with 3 draws. 

The teams played consecutive 9 tests without any draw from 2011 to present, in which, Zimbabwe won 3 games and Bangladesh won 6 times.

The consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Bangladesh was 2 matches from 2001 to 2001, 2001 to 2004 and 2011 to 2013.

The longest streak of undefeated for Zimbabwe against Bangladesh was 6 matches from 2001 to 2005.

The consecutive winning streak for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe was 4 matches from 2013 to 2018.

The longest streak of undefeated for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe was 4 matches from 2013 to 2018.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe against Bangladesh are LLWLL.

Zimbabwe Backyard:

Series:

When touring Zimbabwe by Bangladesh, the teams met to play bilateral series 4 times, out of them, the host won the series thrice with a draw. The visiting team is still searching for the first series victory.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 3 series in a span of 13 years, between 2000-01 to 2013, where Zimbabwe won all 3 series.

The consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Bangladesh was 3 series from 2000-01 to 2013.

The longest streak of undefeated for Zimbabwe against Bangladesh was 4 series from 2000-01 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe was 0 series, till date.

The streak of undefeated for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe was 1 series from 2013 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Zimbabwe against Bangladesh are DWWW -.

Matches:

On the soil of Zimbabwe, the teams faced each other 7 times. out of them, Zimbabwe received victory 5 times and defeated just once with a draw.

The teams played consecutive 3 tests without any draw from 2001 to 2004, in which, Zimbabwe won all 3, and from 2013 to present, in which Zimbabwe won twice and Bangladesh won once.

The consecutive winning streak for Zimbabwe against Bangladesh was 3 matches from 2001 to 2004.

The longest streak of undefeated for Zimbabwe against Bangladesh was 6 matches from 2001 to 2013.

The consecutive winning streak for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe was 1 match in 2013.

The longest streak of undefeated for Bangladesh against Zimbabwe was 1 match in 2004 and 2013.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe against Bangladesh are LWWDW.

Points and Rankings:

The series is a comparison between the tenth rank (Zimbabwe) and ninth rank (Bangladesh) team, almost a perfect series. The host is 11 points behind the visitors.

Zimbabwe:

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 4 points but no impact in the ranks. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will gain 5 points but no impact in the ranks. 

Drawing the match will gain 1 point but no impact in the ranks.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe are LLLWL.

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Bangladesh:

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 4 points but no impact in the ranks. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 3 points while gaining 1 rank in the position. 

Drawing the series will neither gain nor lose either points or ranking.

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

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Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Harare shows the weather would be mostly sunny on the first day and sunny on the remaining days of the match. as the precipitation percentage would be between 1% and 7%, so the chance of rain would be almost nil. The temperature would be between 22 to 23 Celsius. The wind would be between 7 – 12 km/h.

Harare Sports Club, Harare

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 21 times out of 38 games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 9 times and lost 7 times. 5 games resulted in a draw.

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

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, the team never won and lost 3 times.

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

The team never won the match after chasing fielding first after 2005.

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was 13 matches between 2004 to 2020.

Overall, 14 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 15 times with 9 draws.

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

Particularly, for Zimbabwe, the team won the toss 19 times in 38 games. The team won 4 times and lost 11 times with 4 draws.

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

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

The game never concluded as a draw after 2001 at the venue, when the host lost the toss.

The first batting team won the matches 17 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 12 times. 9 matches resulted into a draw.

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

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 235 in 1998, and the highest successful chase was 192 runs in 1998.

The first inning lowest total was 102 runs in 1999, and the highest total was 600 runs in 2001. For the second inning, the lowest total was 59 runs in 2005, whereas the highest was 541 runs in 2004. For the third inning, the lowest total was 99 runs (completed innings) in 2005, whereas the highest was 563 runs in 2001. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total was 120 runs (completed innings) in 2013, whereas the highest was 310 runs in 2002.

The batting average of the first innings is 33.97 and 31.70 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 28.70, and 24.00 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 5 times at the venue. The host won 4 times and visitors won once.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe against Bangladesh at the venue are LWWWW.

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The home side has an extremely poor record at the venue, and won just 8 times out of 38 played games and lost 21 times with 9 draws. Whereas, the visiting team has also an extremely poor record, as the team won once out of 5 outings and lost 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Zimbabwe at the venue are LLDLL.

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

Selecting XI for both the Teams:

Zimbabwe:

The home side would go with the 4 pacers.

Zimbabwe Eleven: K. Kasuza, T. Kaitano, R. Chakabva, B. Taylor, M. Shumba, D. Myers, R. Kaia, D. Tiripano, R. Ngarava, T. Chatara, B. Muzarabani

Bangladesh:

The visiting team would go with 3 pacers. The team has a couple of all-rounders with spin.

Bangladesh Eleven: T. Iqbal, S. Hasan, N. hossain Shanto, M. Haque, S. al Hasan, M. Rahim, L. Das, M. hasan Miraz, T. Ahmed, A. Jayed, S. Islam

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.