BAN vs WI 2018 : Second Test - Statistical Preview

All the major stats and facts as Bangladesh take on West Indies in the second and final Test in Dhaka.

Mominul Haque has scored 4 Test hundreds in 2018 (photo - getty)

The second and final Test between Bangladesh and West Indies will commence in Dhaka tomorrow. Bangladesh won the first Test in Chittagong by 64 runs and will look to clinch their first ever Test series against a non-Zimbabwe side at home.

The spin trio of Shakib al Hasan, Taijul Islam, and Nayeem Hasan will be the keys for the hosts as Dhaka will probably be a spin friendly track and in batting Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim are the trump cards. On the other hand, West Indies need to play a great brand of cricket to level the series. Their top order batsmen were pretty poor in the first Test and couldn't even reach into double digits. Captain Kraigg Braithwaite and Shai Hope need to score big runs. 

All the major stats and facts as Bangladesh take on West Indies in the second and final Test in Dhaka :

Head to Head - 

 Venue   Tests   Won by BAN   Won by WI   Drawn   Tied 
 Bangladesh    7  1  5  1  0
 West Indies    8  2  5  1  0
 Neutral   0  0  0  0  0
 Overall  15  3  10  2  0


1 - Bangladesh's win in Chittagong Test was their first Test win against the West Indies at home and they have not won a Test series at home against any team other than Zimbabwe.

4 - Number of Test hundreds Mominul Haque has scored in 2018 - the joint-most by any batsman. Virat Kohli too has scored 4 Test hundreds this year.

6 - Taijul Islam needs 6 more wickets to complete 100 Test wickets. He will become the third Bangladeshi bowler to achieve this milestone. 

24 - Shai Hope hasn't scored a single hundred in his last 24 Test innings. His last Test hundred came against England in Leeds last year and since then he has scored only 649 runs at an average of 28.21 in 24 innings with 3 fifties. 

40 - Taijul Islam has taken 40 wickets at an average of 23.45 in just 6 Tests in 2018 - the fourth most in 2018 and needs 7 more wickets to become leading wicket-taker in Tests in 2018. 

50 - Kemar Roach will become the 33rd player to appear in 50 or more Tests for the West Indies. He has taken 164 wickets at an average of 28.59 in 49 Tests so far. 

3992 - Mushfiqur Rahim (3992 runs) needs 8 more runs to become the second Bangladeshi player after Tamim Iqbal (4049 runs) to score 4000 Test runs and if he scores at least 58 runs then will also become leading run scorer for Bangladesh in Test cricket.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 29 Nov, 2018

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