BAN vs WI Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – West Indies Tour of Bangladesh, 1st ODI
Bangladesh are expected to easily get past a new-look West Indies team.
Updated - Jan 19, 2021 4:43 pm
The first match of the three-match ODI series between Bangladesh and West Indies will be played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka.
This match is scheduled to start at 11:00 AM IST (11:30 AM Local Time). It will be live on Star Sports Network and can be streamed live on Hotstar.
The West Indies tour of Bangladesh starts with the three-match ODI series, which will be followed by a two-match Test series. The first of the three ODIs will be played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, which has been a fortress for the home side over the years. For Bangladesh, their experienced and most loved cricketer, Shakib Al Hasan is back and will probably be playing at number four. Bangladesh have also hinted that they will not be relying overly on their spinners and will give opportunities to fast bowlers, considering their upcoming tour of New Zealand.
West Indies, on the other hand, have picked up a young, uncapped squad for this series as senior players backed out. Jason Mohammad, who will be leading the side for the second time in his career will have a tough job to pick the playing eleven from an inexperienced squad. Returning to the national side after two years, he will also have a lot to prove with his performance to make it to their full-strength squad. It will be interesting to see the playing combination from the two sides for this game.
BAN vs WI Weather Report for Match 1:
It will be partly cloudy in Dhaka and the chances of rain are 17 percent. The humidity will be high and the temperature will be around 24 degrees Celsius.
It is a balanced track at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. It assists spinners more than fast bowlers, but if batsmen apply themselves, they can score big runs.
Average first Innings Score:
230 (All ODIs played at this venue)
Record of Chasing Teams:
Won – 57, Lost – 51, Tie – 0
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be added when there is an update)
BAN vs WI Today’s Probable Playing XIs:
Afif Hossain, Hasan Mahmud, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed
Jason Mohammed (c), Sunil Ambris, Joshua Da Silva, Kjorn Ottley, Rovman Powell, Kyle Mayers, Raymon Reifer, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, Chemar Holder, Nkrumah Bonner
Jahmar Hamilton, Keon Harding, Andre McCarthy
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BAN vs WI Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:
Shakib Al Hasan will make his return to international cricket after serving a ban. The all-rounder has scored 7641 runs at an average of 37.86 and has also picked up 260 wickets.
Tamim Iqbal is the newly-appointed captain of Bangladesh. The left-hander has scored 933 runs against West Indies in 26 matches at an average of 40.56.
Mushfiqur Rahim has amassed 437 runs against the West Indies, at home maintaining an impressive average of 54.62.
Sunil Ambris has played 13 ODIs and has mustered 447 runs in those games, at an average of 44.70 and a strike rate of 97.17.
Alzarri Joseph is the most experienced player in the West Indies squad for the Bangladesh series. He has picked up 48 wickets in 28 games while maintaining an economy of 5.90 runs per over.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain Options – Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Sunil Ambris
Vice-Captain Options – Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Alzarri Joseph
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for BAN vs WI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim (VC)
Batsmen – Mahmudullah, Tamim Iqbal, Sunil Ambris, Kjorn Ottley, Rovman Powell
All-rounders – Shakib Al Hasan (C)
Bowlers – Mustafizur Rahman, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for BAN vs WI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Keeper – Mushfiqur Rahim
Batsmen – Tamim Iqbal (C), Sunil Ambris (VC), Rovman Powell, Soumya Sarkar
All-rounders – Shakib Al Hasan, Kyle Mayers
Bowlers – Mustafizur Rahman, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, Mehidy Hasan
It is advisable to pick more players from the Bangladesh squad. It is a new looking West Indies squad and barring a few players, nothing much is known about them. Hence, Bangladesh are likely to dominate in this match.
Today’s BAN vs WI Probable Winners:
Bangladesh are expected to win this match.