Bangladesh have not been in the best of form in the longest format of the game. Captain Shakib Al Hasan will be desperate to turn things around for Bangladesh when they tour to West Indies to play two-match Test series. West Indies will be keen to do well in front of home crowds as Jason Holder and co. have put in good performances in the format over the past two years. Here is a statistical preview of the two-match series that will be played between West Indies and Bangladesh from 4th July.
Here are some of the key stats for West Indies vs Bangladesh Test series.
6 – West Indies have six back-to-back games against Bangladesh since 2011
30 – Kemar Roach has taken most wickets against Bangladesh. The express pace bowler has collected the wickets in 6 games at an average of 17.26.
31 – Shakib Al Hasan is the leading wicket taker for Bangladesh against West Indies in Test Cricket. He averages 27.28 with the ball.
2 – Interestingly, Bangladesh only victories have come in West Indies in 2009. The visitors completed a clean sweep over West Indies in a two-match series.
43 – Bangladesh registered their lowest total against West Indies in the first game of the series played at Antigua. It also their lowest score against West Indies in Test Cricket.
13 Tests have been played between West Indies and Bangladesh. West Indies have won 9 games while 2 games have won by Bangladesh. 2 games have ended in a draw.
2009 was the year Bangladesh last won a time match against West Indies. The game was played at St. George’s, Grenada.
10 wickets are needed by all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to complete 200 wickets in Test cricket. He has 190 wickets in 52 games.
14 years ago Bangladesh and West Indies played a Test match at Sabina Park, Jamaica.