West Indies face Bangladesh in the 1st One-Day international on Sunday, July 10 at Providence Stadium in Guyana from 7:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The West Indies cricket team are coming off a 3-0 series defeat to Pakistan in this format. Shai Hope was the leading run-scorer for visitors in Pakistan in ODIs with 152 runs in three games. Akeal Hossain was the leading wicket-taker as he picked five wickets in three games against Pakistan. West Indies has not won an ODI against Bangladesh since 2018.
Bangladesh created history in the last ODI series against South Africa as they won their first series in the rainbow nation. Captain Tamim Iqbal scored an unbeaten 87 as the Bangladesh cricket team chased down 157 in the third and final ODI. Pacer Taskin Ahmed picked five wickets with the ball in that match.
West Indies vs Bangladesh 1st ODI odds
Parimatch odds: West Indies: 1.36, Bangladesh: 3.05
10CRIC odds: West Indies: 1.36, Bangladesh: 3.09
Betwinner odds: West Indies: 1.30, Bangladesh: 3.40
1xBet odds: West Indies: 1.30, Bangladesh: 3.00
Note: The odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
West Indies vs Bangladesh head-to-head in ODIs
West Indies and Bangladesh have faced each other 41 times in ODI cricket. The hosts have won 21 while the visitors have won 18 games; two games were abandoned.
Bangladesh has won only five matches in the West Indies, while the hosts have won eight. The visitors have won their last eight ODI matches against the West Indies.
West Indies last won an ODI against Bangladesh in 2018.
West Indies vs Bangladesh ODI probable playing XI
West Indies: Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran (captain & wicket-keeper), Keacy Carty, Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph.
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal (captain), Litton Das (wicket-keeper), Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed.
West Indies vs Bangladesh 1st ODI top picks
West Indies: Shai Hope will be the top pick for the hosts. The wicket-keeper batsman had scored a hundred against Pakistan in his last ODI series. He also scored a century against the Netherlands in May this year. Shai Hope has scored 4051 runs and has an average of 51.3 in 91 matches in this format.
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal will be the player to watch out for from Bangladesh. In the last ODI against South Africa, the southpaw scored an unbeaten 87 of 82 balls to seal a historic series win in South Africa. The left-hander has scored over 7000 runs and has played 225 ODIs for Bangladesh since his debut in 2007.
West Indies vs Bangladesh 1st ODI prediction
West Indies will start as favourites considering their superior record at home against Bangladesh in this format.
Bangladesh have been in good form in this format and also have a good overall record against the hosts. However, the current tour has been difficult for the visitors and hence they will be the underdogs here.
West Indies vs Bangladesh 1st ODI playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 29°C
Wind: 18 km/h