India vs Bangladesh, Only Test – Live cricket score and Commentary
Infosportsworld : Indian’s are making a new journey start as Virat Kohli begins his stint as full time Test captain.The new look of the team is similar to the one that was beaten 2-0 in Australia, but the two drawn games in that series was encouragement for a team finding its their strong feet. A lot of things has changed since India and Bangladesh last played a Test match. India aren’t the top ICC ranked in the test side anymore and they may could slip down to seventh if they lose while Bangladesh have won more Test matches in the last five years than they did before the year 2010.
The new captain Virat Kohli starts his first full international season as Test captain with a one off match against Bangladesh. A win against Bangladesh team should help reinforce their belief and hold them in a good status for the sterner tests to be follow.
Match: Bangladesh vs India, Only Test , India tour of Bangladesh, 2015
Date: Wed, Jun 10, 2015 – Sun, Jun 14, 2015
Start Time: 09:30 IST, 04:00 GMT
Venue: Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah
Weather: Hot and Humid with a high of 36 degree Celsius and a 10% chance of showers.
Bangladesh Team Preview:
The Team Bangladesh have selection issues of the Test team by injury to the senior batsman Mohammad Mahmudullah and Nasir Hossain, who last played well in the series against West Indies in September 2014. There are also planning to reduce the work load of captain Mushfiqur Rahim after he suffered a finger injury during the Pakistan Tests.
Probable XI Bangladesh Squad:
Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (c), Soumya Sarkar, Litton Das (wk) Shuvagata Hom, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Shahid, Rubel Hossain
Indian Team Preview:
India finally coming under the captain of Virat kohli.Cheteshwar Pujara should return back to the playing eleven squad after facing the axe in the New Year’s Test in Sydney.It may expose be seen, however he will return to his usual position at No. 3 or swap places with Rohit Sharma. The senior bowler returning he is Harbhajan Singh likely to partner fellow off-spinner R Ashwin to counter the left handers attack in the Bangladeshi Spell. Fast spell has allotted for Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav for the second pacer’s slot.
Probable XI India Squad:
Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav/Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Stats and Trivia for this series:
- Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan needs five runs and a only one wicket to complete 2000 runs and 100 wickets in Bangladesh.
- Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque stands a chance to equal South africa’s AB de Villiers record of having scored the most number of fifties in consecutive Tests (12).