Bangladesh vs West Indies, 1st ODI Match Prediction 20 Jan 2021

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Bangladesh vs West Indies, 1st ODI Match Prediction

2021-01-21

Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bangladesh

3.69 125/4 in 33.5
3.77 122/10 in 32.2

West Indies

3.69 125/4 in 33.5 Cricbettingbuzz
3.77 122/10 in 32.2
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bowl first
Cricbettingbuzz Bangladesh beat West Indies by 6 wickets

Bangladesh vs West Indies cricket betting odds

BAN 1.19
WI 4.20

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Host Bangladesh lock horns with Depleted West Indies in ODI series opener at Dhaka

  • Since 14th December 2018, Bangladesh have won six matches on the bounce against West Indies.
  • Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim have been premier performers for Bangladesh in limited-overs cricket.
  • West Indies have lost their last three one-day internationals.

Expect Bangladesh to register a thumping win over West Indies.

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Match Preview

Host Bangladesh will be looking to get off to a good start when they take on West Indies in the opening game of the one-day series played at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday.

Bangladesh have announced their preliminary squad for the upcoming home series against West Indies. Shakib Al Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman and Mehidy Hasan Miraaz have made their return to the squad, while Mashrafe Mortaza was overlooked as selectors aim to build a team for the next ICC World Cup.

On the other hand, West Indies have named nine uncapped players for the three-match one-day series. With senior players opting out of the tour due to covid-19 concerns, Jason Mohammad has been named captain and will lead West Indies for the one-day series.

 

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Teams Preview

Bangladesh

The home side will be looking to select their best combination for this opening game against West Indies.

In the batting department, the side will be experienced batting trio of Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan to do the bulk of the scoring.

Since May 2019, Wicket-keeper Mushfiqur Rahim is the leading the batting charts for Bangladesh. Mushfiqur Rahim has accumulated 782 runs in 17 ODIs at an average of 55.85 with one century and six half-centuries to his name.

Besides Mushfiqur Rahim, the likes of Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das have shown excellent form and are averaging well over 50 during this period.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Mustafizur Rahman and Taskin Ahmed to make crucial breakthroughs with the new-ball.

Since May 2019, Left-arm quick, Mustafizur Rahman, has topped the bowling charts for Bangladesh in the 50-over format. In 15 ODIs played, Mustafizur has claimed 32 wickets at an average of 26.25 with two five-wicket hauls to his name.

Shakib Al Hasan, Abu Jayed and Mehidy Hasan Miraaz are the other prominent bowling options for Bangladesh for this one-day series.

Bangladesh Actual Playing XI:

Hasan Mahmud, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Rubel Hossain, Najmul Hossain Shanto

Bangladesh Predicted Playing XI

Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Abu Jayed, Taskin Ahmed, Mehidy Hasan Miraaz, Nayeem Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman.

West Indies

The visitors will be looking to field new players for this opening fixture. The key for West Indies will be to adjust to the conditions prevalent in Bangladesh.

In the batting department, the onus will be experienced players like Sunil Ambris, Jason Mohammad and Rovman Powell to make notable contributions in this opening clash.

Andre McCarthy, Kjorn Ottley, Kyle Mayers, Akeal Hossain might get opportunity to play in this one-day series.

Wicket-keeper Joshua De Silva is a promising player for West Indies. The 22-year old made quite an impression in his debut CPL season. Last year, he made his Test debut for West Indies against New Zealand at Wellington.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on premier pacer Alzarri Joseph to pick up wickets with the new-ball. Since May 2019, Alzarri Joseph has put in impressive numbers with the ball in limited-overs cricket and claimed 24 wickets in 12 matches at an average of 23.08 with three four-wicket hauls to his name.

West Indies Actual Playing XI:

Akeal Hosein, Joshua Da Silva, Sunil Ambris, Nkrumah Bonner, Alzarri Joseph, Rovman Powell, Kyle Mayers, Raymon Reifer, Jason Mohammed, Andre McCarthy, Chemar Holder

West Indies Predicted Playing XI

Jason Mohammad (captain) Andre McCarthy, Sunil Ambris, Kyle Mayers, Joshua De Silva (wk), Rovman Powell, Raymon Reifer, Akeal Hossain, Chemar Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Keon Harding.

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 18 0 mm. 1.94 k/h From: SSE 45%
03h 19 0 mm. 2.8 k/h From: SSE 87%
06h 22 0.12 mm. 4.05 k/h From: S 93%
09h 27 0.25 mm. 3.36 k/h From: S 32%
12h 21 1.03 mm. 4.16 k/h From: SSE 41%
15h 19 0.71 mm. 2.71 k/h From: SSE 1%
18h 19 0 mm. 2.99 k/h From: S 1%
21h 18 0 mm. 1.36 k/h From: WSW 0%

Traditionally, the surface at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium is going to assist the spinners. The weather forecast for the game is going to be bright and sunny.

Venue Details

Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka is going to host the opening game of the one-day series between West Indies and Bangladesh.

West Indies will take heart from the fact that they have won their previous game played at Shere Bangla National Stadium. The visitors registered a four-wicket win over Bangladesh in one-day game played on 11th December, 2018

Toss Prediction

With bright and sunny weather expected for the game, both the teams will be keen to win the toss and bat first. The first innings score at Shere Bangla Stadium is around 229 runs.

Winning Prediction

Based on overall squads, Bangladesh will start as outright favorites to win this opening game against West Indies. With Shakib Al Hasan completing his ban and available for selection, Bangladesh will be looking to field their strongest playing XI.

Expect Bangladesh to register a thumping win over West Indies.

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