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Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 7:30 pm
West Indies and Bangladesh are all set to play each other in a two-Test series on 4 July, 218.
Lagging behind after Bangladeshis in the Test rankings, currently placed on the ninth spot, West Indies would look forward to win the series against the visitors to climb up to number eight.
The series that begins in Antigua will give Jason Holder’s team an opportunity of outplaying their opponents to improve their ICC rankings.
With the second Test to slated to be played at Sabina Park in Jamaica a week later, Bangladesh would have noted carefully the quality of the playing surfaces for the just-concluded three-Test series against Sri Lanka.
The recently concluded series saw Sri Lankans fighting back to achieve a four-wicket win for leveling the series.
It was for the first time that an Asian team even won a Test match in the Caribbean.
Bangladesh would certainly lack the firepower as they would be touring Windies without their ace seamer Mustafizur Rahman, who was ruled out from the tournament after suffering a toe injury.
On the other hand, Shannon Gabriel, who picked 20 wickets against Sri Lanka including a 13 wicket haul in the second Test in St Lucia, will be spearheading the pace attack for Windies.
When Bangladesh last visited Carribean soil in 2014, it was rather a disappointing one.
The team led by Mushfiqur Rahim failed to give the hosts a tough fight and collapsed. Thus, this time around they would have an opportunity to change their fortunes.
This tour, which also includes three ODIs and three T20s would also give Bangladesh an opportunity to prove their mettle in all the formats on a foreign field.
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