Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st ODI Match Preview, Pitch Report, Weather Report, Probable Line-ups, and Match Prediction
Bangladesh vs West Indies 1st ODI Match Preview, Pitch Report, Weather Report, Probable Line-ups, and Match Prediction

Bangladesh will host the West Indians early this year, starting from the 20th of January with 3 One Day Internationals (ODI) and ending with 2 test matches. For players like Saifuddin this series might be a fresh start as he tries to leave behind his injury ridden career. The West Indians, after following the country’s Covid policies will be allowed to practice and play a warm up match on the 18th of January.

Bangladesh not only have the home advantage but also the advantage in head to head with West Indies in ODIs. The West Indies have only managed to win 2 out of the last 10 ODIs. Bangladesh will be looking to continue this strong run in ODIs with the world cup in 2023. 

With the first match setting up the series, it will be interesting to watch Bangladesh vs West Indies match battle it out for ODI supremacy.


Date: January 20th, 2021.

Time: 01:30 P.M

Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh 


The pitch at the Shere Bangla National Stadium is historically proven to be a bit slow. That may favour the batsmen. Although, in the later overs the pitch may favour the bowlers depending on the weather conditions.


The weather on the day of the first ODI, Bangladesh vs West Indies cricket match is forecasted to be sunny 24 degree celsius. With sunny conditions and a certain amount of humidity, the pitch may grip the ball more in the later stages of the day.

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Here are the predicted XI for both teams for Bangladesh vs West Indies Fantasy cricket

West Indies probable XI line ups: Kraigg Brathwaite(c), Sunil Ambris, Kavem Hodge, John Campbell, Sheyne Moseley, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kyle Mayers, Joshua Da Silva, Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph, Chemar Holder.

Bangladesh probable XI line ups: Tamim Iqbal Khan, Taskin Ahmed, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Al Amin Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Md Mahmud Ullah, Mehidy Hassan Miraz, Afif Hossain Dhrubo,Nasum Ahmed, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Parvez Hossain Emon.


Bangladesh seems to be in great form in terms of facing the West Indies. Adding a home field advantage dramatically increases Bangladesh’s chances to take the series. With West Indies being the younger side, the series will be a fun watch this month.


The stage is set for a great series between Bangladesh vs West Indies Cricket as the latter try to win some ODIs after terrible luck in the format against Bangladesh. 

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