Pakistan tour of Bangladesh 2021-22 Test Series – 1st Test

Bangladesh vs Pakistan Test series 2021-22

1st Test:

First Test of the 2 match series between Bangladesh and Pakistan is going to be played at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong starting from November 26th 2021.

Bangladesh vs Pakistan History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the sixth bilateral series between the teams, The host never won, yet. Whereas the opponent won all 5 times.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 5 series in a span of 20 years, from 2001-02 to present, where the Bangladesh team won 0 times and Pakistan won 5 times.

The consecutive winning streak for Bangladesh against Pakistan was 0 series, yet.

The longest undefeated streak for Bangladesh against Pakistan was 0 series, yet.

The consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against Bangladesh was 5 series from 2001-02 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for Pakistan against Bangladesh was 5 series from 2001-02 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Bangladesh against Pakistan are LLLLL.

Matches:

The teams completed 11 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host is still searching for the first win, whereas the opponent won 10 times with a (1) draw. 

The teams played 8 consecutive tests without any draw from 2001 to 2015, in which Bangladesh won 0 times and Pakistan won all 8 times.

The consecutive winning streak for Bangladesh against Pakistan was 0 matches, yet.

The longest undefeated streak for Bangladesh against Pakistan was 1 match in 2015.

The consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against Bangladesh was 8 matches from 2001 to 2015.

The longest undefeated streak for Pakistan against Bangladesh was 11 matches from 2001 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Bangladesh against Pakistan are LLDLL.

Bangladeshi Backyard:

Series:

When touring Bangladesh by Pakistan, the teams met to play bilateral series 3 times, out of them, the host never won the series, yet and the visitors won the series all 3 times.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 3 series in a span of 20 years, from 2001-02 to present, where Pakistan won all 3 series.

The consecutive winning streak for Bangladesh against Pakistan was 0 series, yet.

The longest undefeated streak for Bangladesh against Pakistan was 0 series, yet.

The consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against Bangladesh was 3 series from 2001-02 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for Pakistan against Bangladesh was 3 series from 2001-02 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Bangladesh against Pakistan are LLL – -.

Matches:

On the soil of Bangladesh, the teams faced each other 6 times. Out of them, Bangladesh received victory 0 times and New Zealand won 5 times with a (1) draw.

The teams played consecutive 4 tests without any draw from 2002 to 2015, in which Pakistan won all 4 games.

The consecutive winning streak for Bangladesh against Pakistan was 0 matches, yet.

The longest undefeated streak for Bangladesh against Pakistan was 1 match in 2015.

The consecutive winning streak for Pakistan against Bangladesh was 4 matches from 2002 to 2015.

The longest undefeated streak for Pakistan against Bangladesh was 6 matches from 2002 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Bangladesh against Pakistan are LDLLL.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the ninth rank (Bangladesh (49)) and fifth rank (Pakistan (92)) team. The host is 43 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

The team completed 124 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 15 times and lost 92 times. 17 outings were completed as a Draw.

If the team will win with a margin of 2, then the team will earn 14 points without any impact in the rankings. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 2 points without any impact in the rankings.

If the team will win with a margin of 1, then the team will earn 11 points without any impact in the rankings. In case of a reverse result, the team will gain 1 point without any impact in the rankings.

In case of drawing the series, the team will gain 6 points without any impact in the rankings.

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

The Visiting Team:

The team completed 439 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 143 times and lost 134 times. 162 times, the plays were completed as a Draw.

If the team will win with a margin of 2, then the team will earn 1 point without any impact. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 9 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

If the team will win with a margin of 1, then the team will lose 1 point without any impact in the rankings. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 7 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

In case of drawing the series, the team will lose 4 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan are WLWWW.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Chittagong shows the weather would be a mixture of sunny, mostly sunny and partly cloudy, as the weather would be sunny for the first two days, then partly cloudy on the next two days and mostly sunny on the last day of the game. No rain would be expected throughout the match, as the precipitation percentage would be between 2% to 6% for all 5 days. The temperature would be between 29 to 30 degree Celsius. The speed of wind would be between 8 to 10 kmph.

Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 17 times out of 20 games, and the selection slightly favored the teams, as the teams won 6 times and lost 5 times with 6 draws.

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

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

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

The home side never won the match after chasing to field first, yet

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was 5 matches from 2008 to 2011.

The longest streak of a draw at the venue was 2 matches from 2013 to 2014.

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

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

Particularly, for Bangladesh, the team won the toss 11 times in 20 games. The team won 2 times and lost 7 times with 2 draws.

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

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

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

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

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

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 204 in 2018, and the highest successful chase 395 in 2021.

The first innings lowest total was 135 in 2011, and the highest total was 599 runs in 2010. For the second inning, the lowest total was 171 in 2008, whereas the highest was 713 runs in 2018. For the third inning, the lowest total was 119 runs (completed innings) in 2008, whereas the highest was 447 runs in 2009. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total was 139 (completed innings) in 2018, whereas the highest was 395 runs in 2021.

The batting average of the first innings is 39.24 and 36.60 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 31.92, and 32.69 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other once at the venue. Bangladesh is still searching for the first win, whereas Pakistan won the encounter.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Bangladesh against Pakistan at the venue are L – – – -.

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The Home Team:

The home side has an absolutely poor record at the venue, and won 2 times out of 20 played games and lost 12 times with 6 draws.

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

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The Visiting Team:

The visiting team has a very good record, as the team won the only played outing and never lost, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Pakistan at the venue are W – – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Bangladesh:

The home side would like to go with a couple (2) of pacers and a (1) spinner, as the team has an all-rounder with spin.

Bangladesh Eleven: S. Islam, M. hasan Joy, N. hossain Shanto, M. Haque, M. Rahim, Y. Ali, L. Das, M. hasan Miraz, T. Islam, A. Jayed, R. rahman Raja

Pakistan:

The team may go with a couple (2) of pacers and a (1) spinner, as the team has a couple (2) of bowling all-rounders, one with pace and the other with spin.

Pakistan Eleven: I. ul Haq, A. Ali, A. Ali, B. Azam, F. Alam, M. Rizwan, F. Ashraf, N. Ali, H. Ali, S. shah Afridi, S. Khan

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

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