After achieving thumping victories in Test and ODI series, Bangladesh will now host Windies in the shortest format of the game. The first of the 3 T20s will be played on Monday in Sylhet. It’s going to be a day game due to an issue with the floodlights. Hence, the dew factor won’t play a part. Keep reading to find out the Bangladesh vs Windies 1st T20 Match Prediction.
The hosts have been instrumental in the series so far. Their batting and bowling have clicked on most occasions. Shakib Al Hasan will be back as the captain. While the batting is strong due to the presence of Shakib, Tamim, Mushfiqur, Mahmudullah, Bangladesh would go in with a spin-heavy attack.
Windies, the defending champions, are the strongest in the shortest format. Their best chance of winning comes in this format. The comeback of Evin Lewis will boost the batting line-up. Carlos Brathwaite will lead the side and share massive responsibility. Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmeyer will be the focus of the batting.
Here is our Bangladesh vs Windies 1st T20 Match Prediction
Case1: If Bangladesh bats first
First Innings score prediction: 160-170
Result prediction: Windies will win the match by 4 wickets
Case2: If Windies bats first
First Innings score prediction: 170-180
Result prediction: Windies will win the match by 10-20 runs
Head to head in T20Is
Total T20Is: 9, Bangladesh won: 4, Windies won: 4, No Result: 1
Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mustafizur Rahman, Nazmul Islam
Shai Hope (wk), Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Roston Chase, Carlos Brathwaite (c), Keemo Paul, Oshane Thomas, Kesrick Williams
Bangladesh vs Windies 1st T20 Match Prediction: Even though Bangladesh seems favorite to win the match, Windies would be hurting due to losses on the tour so far. Expect them to come hard in the T20s which makes them the stronger candidates in the first match.
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