The 2 test series between India and Bangladesh will start from 14 December. The first Test will be played at the Zahoor Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong. India showed unilateral dominance in the 11 Tests between the two countries so far.
India won in 9. At the same time, Bangladesh could not win a single test during this period. Bangladesh won the ODI series, but they will have to struggle hard to win the Test match.
Sachin scored the most runs, Zaheer is the top wicket-taker
Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most runs in Tests between India and Bangladesh. He has 820 runs in 7 Tests. After him, Rahul Dravid has scored 560 runs in 7 Tests. Former India captain Virat Kohli is number three on this list. He has scored 392 runs in 4 Tests against Bangladesh.
Zaheer Khan has the most wickets in Tests between the two countries. He has taken 31 wickets in 7 Tests against Bangladesh. Ishant Sharma has 25 wickets in 7 Tests and Irfan Pathan has 18 wickets in 2 Tests. Ravichandran Ashwin is number four on this list. He has taken 16 wickets in 4 Tests against Bangladesh.
Bangladesh did not get a single win over India in 22 years
In the year 2000, ICC gave Bangladesh the status of Test playing nation. On 10 November that year, Bangladesh invited India home to play a Test. Bangladesh lost the match by 9 wickets. After this 11 Tests were played in both countries. India won 9 matches. 2 Tests could not be completed due to rain, due to which they were drawn. Bangladesh did not win even one.
5 out of 9 times India won the match by an innings margin. Once by 10 and once by 9 wickets. Apart from this, India defeated Bangladesh by huge margins of 208 and 113 runs. It is clear from these figures that in this format of cricket, the Bangladesh team does not stand anywhere in front of India.
2 tests were drawn due to the rain
In the 2 Test draws between the two countries, the rain became the only problem. For the first time in 2007, a Test match between the two was drawn at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
Then only 228 overs could be played. In 2015, the second Test at Fatullah ended in a draw. Then only the game of 200 overs could be completed. Normally 450 overs are bowled in a 5-day test match.
3-3 wins under Virat-Ganguly’s captaincy
India played 4 Tests against Bangladesh under Virat’s captaincy. One draw and 3 wins. India won 3 Tests, one each under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virender Sehwag and under the captaincy of Sourav Ganguly. Under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid, one Test was drawn and one was won by India.
India dominates even at Bangladesh’s home
Teams like Australia, England, and Sri Lanka have been defeated by Bangladesh in one test each at home. The team has defeated the West Indies twice at home. But, Bangladesh could never beat Team India at home.
8 Tests were played between the two in Bangladesh. While India won 6 matches, there were 2 draws.