BAN vs WI Fantasy Prediction: Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st ODI – 20 January 2021 (Dhaka). The Hosts are playing their first International series after the Covid19 interruption.
Hosts Bangladesh will take on West Indies in the 1st ODI match of the three games ODI series. The hosts are playing their first International series after the Covid19 break.
Bangladesh would like to win this first series after their Covid19 break on their home ground. Shakib Al Hasan is back in the team, whereas the players got much-needed game practice in the domestic games. West Indies are playing with their junior team as the senior players opted out due to the Covid19 scare. Jason Mohammed will lead the side, whereas the players like Rovman Powell needs to fire.
This pitch has been a really good cricket wicket, and it offers support to both batsmen and bowlers. The average 1st innings score at this ground is 230 runs.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Bangladesh – Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Soumya Sarkar, Mehidy Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Shoriful Islam.
West Indies – Jason Mohammed, Sunil Ambris, Joshua Da Silva, Kjorn Ottley, Rovman Powell, Kyle Mayers, Raymon Reifer, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, Chemar Holder, Nkrumah Bonner.
Three Match ODI Series
Match: Bangladesh vs West Indies First ODI Match
Date and Time: 20 January, Wednesday- 11:00 AM IST
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
BAN vs WI Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, and Joshua Da Silva will be our wicket-keepers in this game. Rahim has scored 2351 ODI runs on this ground, whereas he was the highest run-scorer of the recent President’s cup. Das was the highest run-scorer of the Bangabandhu Cup with 393 runs, whereas his average was 49.12. Silva has scored 331 runs in 10 List-A games, whereas his average has been 41.47. All three of them are genuine run-scorers.
BAN vs WI Fantasy Batsmen
Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah will be our batsmen from Bangladesh. Iqbal has scored over 7000 ODI runs, whereas he has scored 2619 runs on this very ground. Mahmudullah has scored over 4000 ODI runs, whereas he has scalped 76 wickets too. Both of them are brilliant players.
Sunil Ambris will be our batsman from West Indies. Ambris has scored 447 ODI runs in 13 games, whereas his average has been 44.70. He is going to open the innings in this game.
BAN vs WI Fantasy All-Rounders
Shakib Al Hasan will be our all-rounder from Bangladesh. He is making his return after the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Shakib scored 606 runs in the tournament, whereas he scalped eleven wickets as well. He is the ace-rounder of the side.
BAN vs WI Fantasy Bowlers
Mustafizur Rahman and Rubel Hossain will be our bowlers from Bangladesh. Rahman has scalped 109 ODI wickets in 58 games, whereas Hossain has 126 scalps in 101 games. Both of them perfumed well in the recent domestic competitions as well.
Alzarri Joseph and Akeal Hosein will be our bowlers from West Indies. Joseph has scalped 48 ODI wickets in 27 games, whereas Hosein scalped ten wickets in CPL 2020 for the Knight Riders. Alzarri is the lead pacer of the side, whereas Akeal will be an asset on this ground.
Match Prediction: Bangladesh are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das
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