IND v BAN 2019: First Test - Statistical Preview

All the major stats and facts ahead of the first Test between India and Bangladesh in Indore.

Rohit Sharma scored 529 runs in the last Test series against South Africa. (photo - IANS)

India will be looking to continue their winning run when they take on Bangladesh in the first Test that starts on Thursday in Indore. 

India's Test performances in the last four years especially at home have been excellent and 11 consecutive series victories at home shows their dominance at home and they should continue their good run in this series too.

Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane will look to carry their form from South Africa series and in the bowling R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammad Shami will be the keys.

On the other hand, Bangladesh will miss Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal. Mahmudullah, Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim have to step up and in the bowling Taijul Islam and Mustafizur Rahman have to lead from the front. 

All the major stats and facts ahead of the first Test between India and Bangladesh in Indore

Head to Head in Tests -

Matches - 9

India won - 7

Bangladesh won - 0

Drawn - 2

7 - Mominul Haque will become the seventh player to captain Bangladesh in Test cricket.

25 - Ajinkya Rahane needs 25 more runs to complete 4000 runs in Test cricket.

100 - Wriddhiman Saha is just 3 dismissals away from becoming fifth Indian player to complete 100 dismissals as wicket-keeper in Test cricket. 

250 - R Ashwin needs 1 more wicket to complete 250 Test wickets at home. 

529 - Rohit Sharma has scored 529 runs at an average of 132.25 in 3 Tests with 3 hundreds this year - the most Test runs by any Indian batsman this year. 

1000 - Mushfiqur Rahim needs 96 more runs to complete 1000 runs in international cricket in 2019. 

5000 - Virat Kohli needs 32 more runs to become the sixth player to complete 5000 runs as Test captain. 


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 13 Nov, 2019

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