Bangladesh played their first Test against India in 2000. Strange that it took them 17 years to play their first Test in India. Their record against India: played 8, won 0, lost6 and Drawn 2
Virat Kohli’s Indian cricket team are on a definite high. They beat England in all three form
A warm welcome to the one-off Test between India and Bangladesh from Hyderabad. After three ODIs and three T20Is, the action shifts to the Test match, the ninth for India in the 2016/17 season. After a 3-0 win over New Zealand and 4-0 win over England, Virat Kohli’s team will be hoping to continue the dominance
Formats of the game recently and unlikely to lose their momentum against Bangladesh, who are in India on the back of a 2-0 loss in New Zealand.
It will be the ninth Test match between India and Bangladesh and the first in India. India have won six and drawn two in eight previous Tests played against Bangladesh. The Bengal Tigers played their first ever Test match against India at home in 2000.
All eyes will be on R Ashwin. The Tamil Nadu off-spinner needs two wickets to become sixth Indian and 39th bowler overall to take 250 or more wickets in Tests.
R Ashwin claimed 248 wickets at 24.96 in 82 innings of 44 Tests. He will become the fastest to reach this landmark in terms of matches. Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee took 250th Test wicket in his 48th match, the fastest ever.