India vs Bangladesh: Match Preview, Prediction, weather
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India vs Bangladesh: First Test Match – Match Preview, Match Prediction, Weather Forecast, Predicted XI, Where To Watch

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After losing the T20I series, Bangladesh will move forward to mark the victory in Test series against India. The visitors are touring without their experienced players, on the other hand, India has also admitted new members in the squad.

India vs Bangladesh first Test match:

Date and TimeVenue
14-18 November, 9:30 amHolkar Cricket Stadium, Indore

India to continue winning-race

India just registered the victory in the T20I series which would give the host more confidence to play in the Test series against Bangladesh. The team has also admitted a new member – Shubman Gill. He was also in the last Test squad against South Africa in home series but didn’t get a chance to make Test debut. In the last Test series against South Africa, Rohit Sharma was given the place as an opener. He proved his worth in the longest format of cricket.

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The team will also look forward to winning the Test match to gain the points in the World Test championship 2019-21. Notably, India has consecutively won 11 Test series at the home. It will be interesting to see that can India continue the winning race.

Will Bangladesh break the record?

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Bangladesh national cricket team (Image Credit: Google)

In the T20I series against India, Bangladesh broke a record. They won the first T20I match against India and ended their long record to be in losing side. Winning a T20I match might have given them much-needed confidence but they didn’t win the T20I series.

Bangladesh has never won a Test match against India. This time they might also try to break this old record and be standing in winning side. Mominul Haque has been given the responsibility to led the team in Test series.

Head to Head

TeamPlayedLostWondraw
India9072
Bangladesh9702

Pitch Condition

Indore pitch will give more help to the batsman to score runs and set big totals. Spinners will get more chances to pick the wickets than fast bowlers.

Weather Forecast

So, there is good news that this time rain will not halt the match according to weather reports.

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Weather on 14 November. (Image Credit: Accuweather)
weather report of 14 November in Indore
Image Credit: Accuweather

India Predictable XI

PlayersRole
Rohit SharmaOpening Batsman
Mayank AgarwalOpening Batsman
Cheteshwar PujaraBatsman
Virat Kohli(c)Batsman
Ajinkya RahaneBatsman
Wriddhiman SahaWk-batsman
Ravindra Jadejaallrounder
Ravichandran AshwinBowler
Ishant SharmaBowler
Kuldeep YadavBowler
Mohammed ShamiBowler

Bangladesh Predictable XI

PlayersRole
Imrul KayesBatsman
saif HassanBatsman
Liton DasBatsman
Mosaddek HossainBatsman
Mominul HaqueBatsman
Mushfiqur RahimWk-batsman
MahmudullahBowler
Al-Aminbowler
RahmanBowler
TaijulBowler
Mehedi Hasan Bowler

Match Prediction

India is a comparatively strong team than the visitors. India has much- experienced players than in Bangladesh team. The old records also depict that India has always been superior to tigers.

In Indore, India has a good history of winning the matches. India played the last Test match in Indore against New Zealand where they registered a comfortable win. This Bangladesh team is playing under the new captain and is missing their experienced players. So, it is expected that India will win the Test match.

Where To Watch

TV – Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD

Online– Hotstar

Time– 9:30 am local time & IST (4:00 AM GMT)