The ODI leg of the Windies tour of Bangladesh begins with the first game at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka on Sunday. The visitors have had a tough time so far. They lost the Test series 2-0 in one-sided encounters. On the other hand, the hosts are oozing with confidence and would take the momentum in the shorter format as well. Keep reading to find out the Bangladesh vs Windies 1st ODI Match Prediction.
In the only practice match against Bangladesh Cricket Board XI, Windies lost by 51 runs (DLS method). However, the batsmen were in good touch. Shai Hope and Roston Chase scored half-centuries that took them to 331/8. But the bowlers faltered and as a result, they lost the game.
Now, when the 2 teams meet in the game, the recent past will make Bangladesh the favorites. Windies used to have an edge a few years back as they have won 20 out of the 31 head to head encounters. But the things have changed massively and the home advantage gives Bangladesh the edge.
Here is our Bangladesh vs Windies 1st ODI Match Prediction
Case1: If Bangladesh bats first
First Innings score prediction: 310-320
Result prediction: Bangladesh will win the match by 40-50 runs
Case2: If Windies bats first
First Innings score prediction: 250-260
Result prediction: Bangladesh will win the match by 5 wickets
Head to head in ODIs
Total ODIs: 31, Bangladesh won: 9, Windies won: 20, No Result: 2
Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mahmudullah, Mohammad Mithun, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain
Shai Hope (wk), Kieran Powell, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell (c), Roston Chase, Fabian Allen, Keemo Paul, Oshane Thomas, Kemar Roach
Bangladesh vs Windies 1st ODI Match Prediction: Windies would be expected to perform better in white ball leg of the tour. But Bangladesh, having the home advantage, will go in as the favorites.
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