Bangladesh will be looking to put up a strong fight after losing the T20I series against India. Newly appointed Captain Mominul Haque will be hoping that the side can deliver a decent show in the upcoming two-match Test series that starts from 14th November in Indore.
Uncapped batsman Saif Hasan has been included in the Test squad for the series. Al-Amin Hossain and Ebadat Hossain are pace options included in the setup for Test series against India.
On the other hand, India have named unchanged Test squad for the two-match Test series against Bangladesh. Indian Captain Virat Kohli will be hoping that the side can continue their unbeaten streak in the Test format.
Here are some of key statistics with regards to India vs Bangladesh 2019 Test Series.
8 victories for India out of ten Test matches played against Bangladesh. The visitors have yet to win a Test against India.
68.80 is the average for Virat Kohli in Test cricket since November 2017. He has accumulated 2408 runs from 22 Test matches with nine centuries to his name. Indian Captain will be looking to continue his excellent form with the bat in this Test series.
17 wickets needed by Indian pacer Ishant Sharma to complete 300 wickets in Test cricket. Sharma currently has claimed 283 Test wickets at an average of 33.44.
11 wickets needed by Bangladesh premier spinner Mehidy Hasan Miraaz to complete 100 wickets in Test cricket. Mehidy currently has taken 89 wickets in 20 Test matches at an average of 32.08
7 wickets needed by all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad to complete 50 wickets in Test match cricket. Mahmudullah currently has taken 43 wickets in 46 matches at an average of 44.62
16 wickets needed by Indian pacer Umesh Yadav to complete 150 wickets in five-day cricket. Yadav currently has taken 134 wickets in 44 Test matches at an average of 31.45.
369 runs needed by India’s Cheteshwar Pujara to complete 6,000 runs in Test cricket. Pujara currently has scored 5631 runs in 73 Test matches at an average of 49.43 with 18 centuries to his name.
224 runs needed by Bangladesh opener Imrul Kayes to complete 2,000 runs in Test cricket. Kayes currently has scored 1776 runs in 37 Test matches at an average of 25.37 with three centuries to his name.