Bangladesh vs India 1st Test will be played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram, Bangladesh on 14th December. Bangladesh dominated the ODI series against team India by 2-1.
Team India showed their class in the third ODI by scoring 409 runs with the help of a century by Virat Kohli and a double hundred by Ishan Kishan.
According to the Test records between both teams, India has never faced defeat against Bangladesh in the red-ball format of the game. They have won 9 tests out of 11 played and two of them ended up in a draw.
Bangladesh was in brilliant form during the first two ODIs. They are meeting team India after three years of gap in a test format. The test record of Bangladesh is not going so great this year.
They are currently at the last spot in the World Test Championship table with just 16 points. To change things around, Bangladesh will have to win every test series from now on.
Team India has seen a major dip in their performance with the red ball since their loss against New Zealand in the final game of the World Test Championship in 2021. They lost a series to South Africa earlier this year and because of the same reason, team India is currently in the fourth spot after Sri Lanka in the WTC point table.
Bangladesh Team News
It has been 22 years since the day Bangladesh made its debut in the longest format of the game. They have found it difficult to crack the code for the same. They have already received a big blow as their leading run scorer Tamim Iqbal is injured and won’t be part of the team for the 1st Test. Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Najmul Hossain are expected to open the innings.
India Team News
Team India is going through a tough time as a lot of their players are injured and out of the team. Skipper Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami, and Jasprit Bumrah are injured and won’t be playing the Test series against Bangladesh.
Rishabh Pant is not in a good form and all the eyes will be on Cheteshwar Pujara as he has revived his career in a brilliant manner.
Bangladesh vs India Prediction
The first of Bangladesh vs India is expected to be an absolute thriller as both the teams would like to start the series with a win. India has witnessed a dip in their Test performance but they still carry the talent to defeat Bangladesh. We Predict India’s win in the first Test.
Our expert analysis says that Bangladesh will find it difficult to score a win in the Test format against India and team India will win the first Test. For some great odds create an account at bet365.