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Tigers ahead of Windies in experiences

Published : 15 Jun 2022 07:40 PM

When the Tigers and the hosts West Indies will begin their two-match Test series from today, the visitors will play with a bit advantages considering players’ experiences playing the Test cricket.

Bangladesh, have five players, who played more than 30 Test matches, among three of them played more than 50 Tests when West Indies have only two players, who played more than 30 matches and only one is experienced playing more than 50 Test matches.

Momiul Haque, experienced of playing 53 Tests matches is one of the leading bats, who has every ability to carry on any responsibility at the crucial time and very much capable to play an innings that could inspire the team.

Tamim Iqbal, one of the most experienced batters, also a dashing opener played 67 Tests, who featuring his career with 10 centuries and 30 fifties, Bangladesh look forward to a rousing innings from him and he enough efficient to do the job.

Tamim also tipped off to do something sensational when he play a blistering unbeaten 162 runs inning in the practice match.

Specially, Shakib Al Hassan, the captain and as well the key performers of the Bangladesh, who has every ability to turn the fortune of the match in his team’s favoure with his prolific all-round display, experienced playing 61 Test matches. Shakib, one of the world’s best all-rounders in all three formats of crickets highlighted his Test matches career with scoring 4113 runs in average of 39.17 with five centuries and 27 fifties when captured 224 wickets with t10 wickets two times and five wickets 19 times.

In fact Shakib is most successful and obviously the most flamboyant crickets among all of two sides, the visitors Bangladesh and the hosts West Indies.

Meanwhile Taijul Islam, experienced with playing 38 Test matches also matured enough to assist or singlehandedly can boost up a team to win a match, when the Left arm Orthodox bowler took 158 wickets with taking 10 wickets once and five wickets for 10 times.

Liton Das, one of the dependable middle order bats-cum wicket keeper, who played 56 Tests matches and scored 2011 runs with three hundereds and 13 fifties could turns into danger on his day and is very much skilled to illustrate his talents to offer a big contribution. But if we have a look to the hosts West Indies team, apart from the captain Kraig Brathwaite, there is none in the team who has any admired performance when only Jarmaine Blackwood, duputy to Brathwaite is other batter is experienced of playing 46 Test matches, second highest of the team.

Kraigh Brathwaite is a very prolific batters, who played key role in 2018 to inflict innings defeat on Bangladesh in the frist Test at this ground, scored 121 runs when West Indies scored a total of 406 and bangaldesh were all out for 43, right hand bats hit another century scoring 110 runs in the second Test (first innings).