The Indian cricket team is currently on a tour of Bangladesh. The Bangladesh tour of the Indian team is going to start from today, where a three-match ODI series will be organized between the two countries, while after this a two-match Test series will be played. This series will be important for Team India for the preparations of the ODI World Cup, while the Test series can prove to be helpful in reaching the final of the ICC World Test Championship 2023.
The first One Day International match will be played between India and Bangladesh today i.e. on Sunday 4th December in Dhaka. The second match of the series will also be played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday, December 7, while the third match of the series will be held at the Zahoor Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Saturday, December 10. This series is being seen as preparation for the ODI World Cup for both the teams, but the regular captain of Bangladesh is out of the series. The timing of the matches of the ODI series will be at 11.30 pm according to India’s time.
Bangladesh vs India ODI Series Schedule
December 4 – First ODI – Dhaka
December 7 – Second ODI – Dhaka
10 December – 3rd ODI – Chattogram
India squad for Bangladesh ODI
Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rajat Patidar, Shreyas Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Akshar Patel, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur , Mohammad Siraj, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Sen and Umran Malik
On the other hand, if we talk about the Test series, then it is a part of the ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 cycle. The two-match Test series will begin on December 14, when the first match will be played at the Zahoor Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. The second match of the series will be held at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka from Thursday, 22 December. If the Indian team wins the series 2-0, then the chances of reaching the final of the WTC will increase for the Indian cricket team. The timing of the Test series matches is 9 am Indian time.
Bangladesh vs India Test Series Schedule
14 to 18 December – 1st Test – Chattogram
December 22 to 26 – Second Test – Dhaka
India squad for Bangladesh Test
Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), KS Bharat (backup wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Akshar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj and Umesh Yadav
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