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ZIM vs BAN Stats Guide for Test Series – Batting, Bowling, Team Records, Players Stats, Dream11 Prediction Tips

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ZIM vs BAN Stats : Zimbabwe will host Bangladesh for one off the Test match at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo from this Wednesday, 7 July onwards. This is the first time these two teams will play against each other in Zimbabwe since 2013. Although in recent years Zimbabwe have toured Bangladesh for many times and did decently there. Host Zimbabwe recently hosted Pakistan for two Tests series in which they couldn’t perform up to their potential and it’s another good opportunity for them to do well in this format. On the other side, Bangladesh too have struggled in Test cricket for the last 12 months and they will be aiming a victory.

Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh Test Series

In ICC Test rankings Zimbabwe are ranked 10th while Bangladesh have number 9 spot so both the sides have been struggling in this format. Although these two teams have played many Tests against each other and both the sides dominated against each other time to time.

ZIM vs BAN in Test

Zimbabwe and Bangladesh first time played a Test against each other in Bulawayo in April 2001 in which Zimbabwe registered an innings victory and in 2005 Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe for the first time and it’s also their first Test win and over the years they have played 17 Tests against each other and both the teams won seven Tests each so they have a good rivalry and here is a look at their head to head Test record.

Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh Overall

Tests – 69
Zimbabwe won – 7
Bangladesh won – 7
Drawn – 3

ZIM vs BAN in Zimbabwe

Tests – 7
Zimbabwe won – 5
Bangladesh won – 1
Drawn – 1

ZIM vs BAN in Bangladesh

Tests – 10
Zimbabwe won – 2
Bangladesh won – 6
Drawn – 2


ZIM vs BAN Match Results Since January 2013

Zimbabwe in Test Cricket Since January 2013

In the last eight years (Since January 2013) Zimbabwe have played only 27 Tests and in which they registered only four wins and most of them have come against Bangladesh. The fewer number of Test matches is one of the main reasons why Zimbabwe haven’t progressed in this format for a long time. Although this year they have played four Tests so far and are going to play fifth Test and it’s a good opportunity for them to impress everyone.

Zimbabwe in Test Cricket Since January 2013 :
Tests – 27
Won – 4
Lost – 21
Drawn – 2

Bangladesh in Test Cricket Since January 2016

Bangladesh’s performance in Test cricket hasn’t been that good especially outside home. In the last five years (since January 2016) they have played total 30 Tests in which they won only 7 and most of the wins have come at home. Their home performance is improving but they really need to improve their away performances if they want to become a good Test side and this series is a chance for them to return back to winning ways in this format.

Bangladesh in Test Cricket Since January 2016 :
Tests – 30
Won – 7
Lost – 21
Drawn – 2

ZIM vs BAN Test Record (Last 5)

These two teams first played a Test match against each other in 2001. In the starting years Zimbabwe dominated as they won most of the games but in the last five to six years Bangladesh have been dominating side as they have won four of their last five Test matches against Zimbabwe side. Although in Zimbabwe Bangladesh have won only one Test but currently Bangladesh is a superior side compare to Zimbabwe.

Tests – 5, Zimbabwe won – 1, Bangladesh won – 4 


Zimbabwe Batting Stats vs Bangladesh in Tests

Let’s us now discuss Zimbabwe batsmen’s performance against Bangladesh in Test cricket. The likes of Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Craig Ervine have played against them and this trio will have to step up once again and they also have couple of promising young talents like Dion Mayers, Roy Kaia and Milton Shumba who can be their trump cards in the batting and here is a statistical look at their batting record against Bangladesh.

Zimbabwe Batsmen vs Bangladesh in Tests

Brendan Taylor : Innings – 22, Runs – 1066, Avg – 59.22, Best – 171, 100 – 5, 50 – 2

Regis Chakabva : Innings – 14, Runs – 459, Avg – 35.30, Best – 101, 100 – 1, 50 – 2

Craig Ervine : Innings – 10, Runs – 303, Avg – 33.66, Best – 107, 100 – 1, 50 – 0

Sean Williams : Innings – 4, Runs – 132, Avg – 33.0, Best – 88, 100 – 0, 50 – 1

Roy Kaia, Dion Mayers and Milton Shumba haven’t played a Test match against Bangladesh yet.

Zimbabwe Bowling Stats vs Bangladesh in Test

Now we’re going to have a statistical look at Zimbabwe bowler’s record against Bangladesh in Test cricket. Most of their current bowlers haven’t played enough against Bangladesh but the likes of Blessing Muzarabani, Victor Nyauchi, Donald Tiripano are having good year as they did well against Afghanistan as well as Pakistan in the last a few months and once again this trio will be key for them.

Zimbabwe Bowlers vs Bangladesh in Test

Tendai Chatara : Innings – 7, Wickets – 7, Avg – 31.28, Best – 3/44

Donald Tiripano : Innings – 3, Wickets – 4, Avg – 48.0, Best – 2/31 

Sean Williams : Innings – 4, Wickets – 2, Avg – 83.50, Best – 1/5 

Victory Nyauchi : Innings – 1, Wicket – 1, Avg – 87.0, Best – 1/87

Blessing Muzarabani hasn’t played a Test match against Bangladesh yet.

Bangladesh Batting Stats vs Zimbabwe in Tests

Now we’re going to have a statistical look at Bangladesh’s batsmen against Zimbabwe in Test cricket. Their experienced batsmen Shakib al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal and Mominul Haque have impressive record against them and once again they will look to score plenty of runs.

Bangladesh Batsmen vs Zimbabwe in Tests

Mushfiqur Rahim : Innings – 17, Runs – 846, Avg – 60.4, Best – 219*, 100 – 2, 50 – 3

Mominul Haque : Innings – 13, Runs – 687, Avg – 57.25, Best – 161, 100 – 3, 50 – 2

Shakib al Hasan : Innings – 12, Runs – 474, Avg – 39.50, Best – 137, 100 – 1, 50 – 4

Mahmudullah : Innings – 14, Runs – 465, Avg – 35.76, Best – 101*, 100 – 1, 50 – 3

Tamim Iqbal : Innings – 11, Runs – 463, Avg – 42.1, Best – 109, 100 – 2, 50 – 1


Bangladesh Bowling Stats vs Zimbabwe in Tests

Bangladesh’s bowlers especially spinners have been successful against Zimbabwe over the years and their pacers too have put some good performances here and there. In this series Shakib al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Taskin Ahmed will be their key bowlers along with Taijul Islam and here is a statistical look at their bowling record.

Bangladesh Bowlers Stats vs Zimbabwe in Tests

Taijul Islam : Innings – 12, Wickets – 41, Avg – 22.12, Best – 8/39, 5-fers – 4, 10-fers – 1

Shakib al Hasan : Innings – 12, Wickets – 26, Avg – 23.26, Best – 6/59, 5-fers – 3, 10-fers – 1

Mehidy Hasan Miraz : Innings – 4, Wickets – 11, Avg – 17.45, Best – 5/38, 5-fer – 1

Nayeem Hasan : Innings – 1, Wickets – 9, Avg – 16.88, Best – 5/82, 5-fer – 1

Abu Jayed : Innings – 4, Wickets – 5, Avg – 33.60, Best – 4/71, 5-fer – 0 

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