The West Indies will look to maintain their dominance in home conditions when they face Bangladesh in the first game of the one-day series on Sunday at Providence Stadium in Guyana.
The Men in Maroon won the second and third games of the T20I series against Bangladesh. Captain Nicholas Pooran will be hoping that his team can maintain their bat-and-ball standards in this ODI series.
Bangladesh, on the other hand, will be looking to make a strong comeback in this three-match ODI series. Tamim Iqbal, the captain, will be hoping that his team can adjust to the conditions and put up a good fight against the West Indies.
In the history of one-day cricket, there have been 41 meetings between the teams, with the West Indies winning 21 of them. On eighteen occasions, Bangladesh has come out on top.
The 1st ODI between West Indies vs Bangladesh will take place on July 10th, 2022 at Providence Stadium in Guyana.
Match Details to Note
Match: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Bangladesh Tour of West Indies 2022
Date: July 10, 2022 (Sunday)
Time: 11:00 PM IST
Venue: Providence Stadium, Guyana
West Indies vs Bangladesh Team Previews
The Men in Maroon will look to field their strongest lineup for this first match. The onus will be on Shai Hope, Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran, Kyle Mayers, and Rovman Powell to deliver the majority of the runs in this series opener.
There is no doubt that opener Shai Hope has been their most valuable batting asset. Hope scored 152 runs at an average of 50.67 in three one-day internationals against Pakistan earlier this year.
Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, Jayden Seales, and Keemo Paul will be expected to deliver timely breakthroughs in the bowling department.
West Indies Squad
Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell (vc), Shamarh Brooks, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Obed McCoy, Keemo Paul, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Devon Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr. Reserve: Dominic Drakes
Predicted XI: Nicholas Pooran (captain), Shai Hope, Brandon King, Shamarh Brooks, Kyle Mayers, Rovman Powell, Keemo Paul, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Jayden Seales and Gudakesh Motie
Shakib Al Hasan will not be available for the three-match ODI series, causing a setback for the visitors.
In the batting department, Tamim Iqbal, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Liton Das, Mosaddek Hossain, and Mahmudullah Riyad will be relied on to deliver the majority of the runs and help Bangladesh post a competitive score in their allotted 50 overs.
Liton Das has led Bangladesh’s batting charts in the limited-overs format since July 1, 2021. Liton Das has 491 runs at an average of 54.55 in nine matches, with two centuries and two half-centuries.
Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Mehidy Hasan, and Mosaddek Hossain will be expected to deliver timely breakthroughs in the bowling department.
Mominul Haque, Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan, Litton Das, Mosaddek Hossain, Yasir Ali, Taijul Islam, Mehdi Hassan, Ebadot Hossain, Khaled Ahmed, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Shohidul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Nurul Hasan
Predicted XI: Tamim Iqbal (captain), Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mahmudullah Riyad, Liton Das, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed/Taijul Islam
West Indies vs Bangladesh Toss Prediction
Both teams will be eager to win the toss, bat first, and post a competitive score in the allotted 50 overs. At Providence Stadium, the average first-inning score is around 225 runs.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
The first game of the one-day series between West Indies and Bangladesh will be played at Providence Stadium in Guyana. Bangladesh will take heart from having won eight consecutive one-day matches against the West Indies.
The Providence Stadium wicket will be excellent for batting, with some assistance for spinners. Thundery showers are expected during the first half of the game, according to the weather forecast.
West Indies vs Bangladesh Match Prediction
Based on their current form, the West Indies will be heavy favorites to defeat Bangladesh. With players like Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, and Akeal Hosein in excellent form this season, the Men in Maroon will be looking to put on a clinical performance in this first match.
Bangladesh, on the other hand, will be hoping for premier players to show up in this match.
West Indies is the favourite to beat Bangladesh at the odds of 1.33.
- West Indies won the series 2-0 over Bangladesh.
- Liton Das and Afif Hossain both performed admirably for Bangladesh in the third and final T20I.
- West Indies’ Nicholas Pooran and Kyle Mayers delivered outstanding performances in the series finale against Bangladesh.