Today Match Prediction BAN vs ZIM, 1st Test

After a yet another disappointing show in the ODI series from the visitors, they will now look to go beyond their havoc series and start fresh for the upcoming 2 matches Test series. The first of the two-match series will be played at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet.

When: 03rd November, 09:00 AM IST

Where: Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, Sylhet

Zimbabwe’s head coach Lalchand Rajput is confident that his side will put up a difficult challenge for the hosts and his side is ready to go for the series.

Bangladesh, meanwhile are looking confident enough to wrap-up the Test series as well and inflict even more pain to the visitors who have already been whitewashed in the ODI series. The Bangladeshi side was seen practising at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium ahead of the first Test, here is the image set;

 

Team News

  • Mahmudullah Riyad will be captaining Bangladesh Test side for the first time.
  • Mustafizur Rahman has been drafted into the side which is a big boost for Bangladesh after sustaining an elbow injury in the ODI series.
  • Christopher Mpofu has replaced injured Richard Ngarva in the Zimbabwean squad.

The two squads

Bangladesh

Mahmudullah Riyad(c), Taijul Islam, Liton Das, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nazmul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Mominul Haque, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Khaled Ahmed, Mehidy Hasan, Ariful Haque, Abu Jayed, Shafiul Islam.

Zimbabwe

Hamilton Masakadza(c), Tendai Chatara, Craig Ervine, Peter Moor, Brendan Taylor, Brian Chari, Sean Williams, Christopher Mpofu, Kyle Jarvis, Wellington Masakadza, Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva, Donald Tiripano, Brandon Mavuta, John Nyumbu, Ryan Burl.

Last 5 Test results

Bangladesh

Opponent

Winner

Date

Margin

Venue

South Africa

South Africa

6th to 8th Oct, 2017

Inn and 254 runs

Bloemfontein

Sri Lanka

Draw

Jan 31st to Feb 4th, 2018

Chittagong

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Feb 8th to 10th, 2018

215 runs

Dhaka

Windies

Windies

Jul 4th to 6th, 2018

Inn and 219 runs

North Sound

Windies

Windies

Jul 12th to 14th 2018

166 runs

Kingston

Windies

Opponent

Winner

Date

Margin

Venue

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Nov 6th to 10th, 2016

257 runs

Harare

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Jul 14th to 18th, 2018

4 wickets

Colombo

Windies

Windies

Oct 21st to 24th, 2018

117 runs

Bulawayo

Windies

Draw

Oct 29th to Nov 2nd, 2018

Bulawayo

South Africa

South Africa

Dec 26th to 27th 2018

Inn and 120 runs

Port Elizabeth

 

So, who will win the match between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, let us dive into the match predictions and betting odds from the match BAN vs ZIM?

 

BAN vs ZIM WHO WILL WIN?

  • According to the predictions made by Bet365, odds in favour of Bangladesh winning the game are 1/5 while for Zimbabwe winning the match are 10/1, the possibility of a draw is 6/1.
  • According to the predictions made by Ladbrokes, odds in favour of Bangladesh winning the game are 1/6 while for Zimbabwe winning the match are 10/1, the possibility of a draw is 6/1.