Bangladesh vs India 1st Test: Chattogram Pitch Report, Team India’s Record at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium

Updated on: Dec 14, 2022 8:15 am IST

  • Bangladesh vs India Test

    Bangladesh vs India 1st Test: The Indian men are set to face Bangladesh on Wednesday (December 14) at 9:00 AM (IST). It’s the first match of the two-match Test series and will be played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury National Stadium in Chattogram.

    Bangladesh, earlier, won the three-match ODI series on December 10, 2-1. Considering an opponent like India, Bangladesh will be keen to repeat the white ball success that they attained earlier.

    On the other hand, India will be looking to win the series. The side is still in the race to the World Test Championship Final at the Lord’s in 2023 and the KL Rahul-led men can’t afford a defeat at all.

    As the Bangladesh vs India Test contest is at the edge, here’s the pitch report and more from Chattogram.

    Bangladesh vs India 1st Test: Chattogram Pitch Report, Team India’s Record at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium

    It’s a batting pitch at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury National Stadium to say but is better suited for spinners.
    Based on the last five Tests played at the venue, the average first innings score has been around 365, and the average total score varied around 274. Almost all of the toss-winning captains opted to bat first. However, only 40% of the teams won the game while batting first.

    Until now, the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury National Stadium has hosted 23 Tests. However, India have played only two Test matches at this particular venue.

    Team India’s record at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury National Stadium, Chattogram:

    No. 

    Match  Result  Year 
    1  Bangladesh vs India  Drawn 

    2007 

    3 

    Bangladesh vs India  India won by 113 runs 

    2010 

    Kishan hits historic double-ton; India avoid whitewash after a victory in the third ODI

    Previously, in the third and final ODI of the white ball series, India batted first in Chattogram. Ishan Kishan, while opening the innings smashed 210 runs in 131 deliveries, with 10 sixes and 24 boundaries in his account. Virat Kohli then also notched 113 runs in 91 balls and scored his 72nd career century. India posted a huge total of 409 runs for eight.

    In response, Bangladesh could only score 182 runs as the Indian bowlers wrapped the hosts’ innings within 34 overs. The Indian pacer Shardul Thakur picked up three wickets and aided India to win the match by 227 runs.

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