India will take on Bangladesh in the first Test of the two-match Test series starting November 14 in Indore. It will be broadcasted on the Star Sports Network and live streaming will be available on Hotstar. The match will commence at 9:30 AM (IST).
India beat South Africa in the last series to complete a whitewash while Bangladesh lost the one-off Test against Afghanistan in their last outing in the longest format of the game. Virat Kohli will return to lead the team after being rested for the T20I series by the selectors to manage his workload. For Bangladesh, due to Shakib Al Hasan's absence, Mominul Haque has been given the responsibility to lead the visitors. Shakib was banned by the ICC for two years for not reporting corrupt approaches.
The first Test will be played in Indore but all eyes are on the second Test which is going to be the first Day-Night Test for both the nations. Indian players have already started practising with pink balls, fans are busy buying tickets and administrators are busy getting things ready for the historic occasion.
Indian squad is balanced and has all the bases covered. On the other hand. Bangladesh, have some issues they need to sort out ahead of the first Test. They have lost seniors like Tamim Iqbal and Shakib for varying reasons. Their pace unit has injury concerns.
They are ranked number nine in Tests and their most recent Test was a loss to the lower-ranked Afghanistan side at home. Bangladesh has a new Test captain in Mominul Haque who went on to say that he was 'not ready' for the role.
India vs Bangladesh first Test match will be played between November 14 to 18.
India vs Bangladesh first Test will be played at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.
India vs Bangladesh first Test match will commence at 9:30 AM (IST.)
The Star Sports Network will telecast India vs Bangladesh first Test match.
Hotstar will live stream India vs Bangladesh first Test match.