West Indies will keen to get back to winning ways when they take on Bangladesh in the two-match Test series that begins on 22nd November. Shakib Al Hasan will lead Bangladesh for the two-match series after being declared fit for the series. Bangladesh will be focused to do well in this home series after sharing the previous series with Zimbabwe.
On the other hand, West Indies will be hoping for a better performance after a disappointing series in India. The senior players like Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, and Roston Chase will need to do the bulk of the scoring to help West Indies end their losing streak in Test cricket.
West Indies Captain Kraigg Brathwaite will lead for the Test series in the absence of Jason Holder, who has been ruled out of the series due to injury. Bangladesh vs West Indies 2018-19 Test Series will be played in Bangladesh and is expected to be a close contest due to recent form of both the teams in the format.
Here are some of the key stats related to Bangladesh vs West Indies 2018-19 Test Series
2012 was the last time West Indies won a Test series in Bangladesh. The visitors completed a 2-0 clean sweep over Bangladesh.
2009 was the last time Bangladesh won a Test series against the West Indies. Bangladesh has yet to win a home Test series against West Indies.
15 matches have been played between Bangladesh and West Indies in Test cricket. West Indies have dominated with 10 victories to their name while Bangladesh have managed only two victories
3 centuries for West Indies Captain Kraigg Brathwaite against Bangladesh in Test cricket. He has scored 646 runs in 7 matches at an average of 64.60. He will keen to do well in the upcoming two-match Test series.
13 wickets needed by Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to complete 50 wickets against West Indies in Test cricket. Shakib has taken 37 wickets at an average of 25.62 against West Indies.
13 runs required by West Indies opener Kieran Powell to complete 2000 runs in Test cricket. Powell currently has scored 1987 runs in 39 matches at an average of 27.98 with three centuries to his name.
4 wickets needed by Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to complete 200 wickets in Test cricket. He currently has taken 196 wickets in 54 matches at an average of 31.88.
13 wickets needed by Bangladesh left-arm spinner Taijul Islam to complete 100 wickets in Test cricket. Taijul has taken 87 wickets from 22 matches at an average of 32.64.
9 wickets needed by Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah to complete 50 wickets in Test cricket. Chatara has taken 41 wickets from 42 matches at an average of 46.19.