Dec 4, 2022, 10:01 IST

Indian Cricket: Preview for the 1st ODI between India and Bangladesh


Just days after finishing their tour of New Zealand. The Indian cricketing caravan moves to the east of India to Bangladesh. The men in blue start their 2023 ODI cricket world cup journey with a 3 match series which begins on Sunday.

This tour will provide a chance for the regulars of the side to get into the groove in the 50 over format. The likes of Virat Kohli and captain Rohit Sharma are playing ODI cricket after nearly 5 months. The home side too will come into the game hoping to cause an upset.

Venue – Sher – E- Bangla – Cricket Stadium, Mirpur

Time – 11:30 AM IST

Likely pitch conditions –

Winter has been playing hide and seek in India, the weather in Dhaka though is pleasant with the high of 29 and low of 19. Expect dew to play a major role during the 2nd innings and become better for batting. The team winning the toss could elect to bowl first to make use of the favorable conditions while batting 2nd.

Likely Indian XI –

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar, Deepak Chahar, Axar Patel, Umran Malik and Mohammad Siraj

Likely Bangladesh XI –

Liton Das, Najmul Shanto, Anamul Haque, Mushsfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Shakib Al Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman and Ebadot Hussain.

Head to Head Record –

Games played – 36

Games won by India – 30

Games won by Bangladesh – 5

No result – 1

Head to head Record at this venue –

Games played – 13

Games won by India – 9

Games won by Bangladesh – 3

No result – 1

ODI record at Sher – E- Bangla stadium

Games played – 113

Games won by home team – 48

Games won by touring/neutral sides – 64

No result – 1

Games won after batting 1st – 53

Games won after batting 2nd – 59

Games won after winning the toss – 58

Games after losing the toss – 54

Highest individual score by a batter at this venue – 185 by Shane Watson vs BAN in 2011

Best bowling figures – 6/4 by Stuart Binny vs BAN in 2014

Highest team score – 370/4 by India vs BAN in 2011

Lowest team score – 58 by BAN vs WI in 2011 and India in 2014

Average score at this venue – 226

Average run rate – 4.85 RPO

Approaching Milestones –

·Liton Das becomes the 15th ODI captain for Bangladesh

·Afif Hossain needs 19 runs to reach 500 ODI runs for Bangladesh

·Anamul Haque needs 100 runs to score 6000 runs in List A cricket

·Mushfiqur Rahim needs 9 runs to score 10,000 runs in List A cricket

·This is Shikhar Dhawan’s 300th List A match of his career

·Virat Kohli needs 3 catches (currently 138) to go past Sachin Tendulkar’s 140 catches to become the 5th highest catches taken by a fielder in ODI cricket

·Mohammad Siraj needs 1 wicket to complete 100 wickets in List A cricket