Host Bangladesh will be hoping to kick-start their home season on a positive note when they take on West Indies in the three-match ODI series, starting from 20th January at Dhaka. The home side has named a preliminary squad for the upcoming series against West Indies.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be making his international comeback after serving 12-month ban after failing to report the approaches made by the bookies. Apart from Shakib, Left-arm quick Mustafizur Rahman has been included in the squad. The team management will be hoping that the return of Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman will bolster the batting and bowling resources for Bangladesh.
On the other hand, Jason Mohammad will lead West Indies for the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh. Nine uncapped players have picked for Bangladesh series after captain Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetymer, Jason Holder and Sheldon Cottrell decided not to tour the country due to Covid-19 Pandemic.
It will be interesting to see how new-look West Indies fare against Bangladesh in the three-match ODI series.
Here are the most important statistics for the upcoming one-day series between Bangladesh vs West Indies 2021.
2011 was the last time West Indies won a bilateral one-day series in Bangladesh. In 2018-19, West Indies suffered defeat in the three-match series played against Bangladesh.
6 consecutive victories for Bangladesh in the one-day internationals against West Indies since December 14, 2018,
67 runs required by Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal to complete 1,000 runs in one-day internationals against West Indies. Left-hander has accumulated 933 runs in 26 ODIs at an average of 40.56 with two centuries and six half-centuries to his name.
120 runs required by Bangladesh wicket-keeper Mushfiqur Rahim to complete 1,000 runs in one-day internationals against West Indies. Middle-order batsman has scored 880 runs in 26 ODIs at an average of 44.00 with seven half-centuries to his name.
279 runs needed by Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to complete 1,000 runs in limited-overs cricket against West Indies. Shakib has accumulated 721 runs in 18 one-day matches at an average of 55.46, which includes one century and seven half-centuries to his name.
10 wickets required by Bangladesh off-spinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz to complete 50 wickets in the limited-overs format. He has taken 40 wickets in 41 one-day matches at an average of 40.62.
2 wickets required by West Indies pacer Alzarri Joseph to completed 50 wickets in one-day internationals. Alzarri Joseph has claimed 48 wickets in 28 one-day matches at an average of 28.58 with one five-wicket haul to his name.