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The first day/night Test in India. Rightly, it has provided much of the talking points, given the historic occasion on hand at Eden Gardens.

After all, what would we talk about if it wasn’t a day/night Test? India, so incredibly dominant in Indore, surely caused Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque to age years in the space of days. There was no competitiveness whatsoever in the first Test, so will the historic day/night Test only be remembered because of a pink ball and lights? Or will the cricket be memorable, too?

Bangladesh, and the neutral, would certainly be hoping for the latter.

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Key to an India win

The 11 day/night Tests to date has seen plenty of instances where the ball moves prodigiously under lights. India’s seam-trio, so prolific in Indore, will be out to cause more nightmares via seam movement and swing.

Ishant, Umesh and Shami never let the Bangladeshis settle. Expect that to remain the case. By ripping through the top order, Bangladesh’s middle order is left with nothing more than some pride to obtain. India, dominant and ruthless, have quick wickets in their sights again.

Also, it can be seen as a plus that India amassed nearly 500 despite the failures of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Mayank Agarwal has made his opportunity count, and if he and the Indian top order can grind Bangladesh down, easy runs could then be on offer. With a middle/late order that can score quickly, India will be eyeing another big total.

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Key to a Bangladesh win

Wouldn’t this be something?

Bowled out for 150, the Tigers thought bowling first may have been the answer in Indore. However, tighter techniques and greater patience is indeed the right approach. With movement expected, can the Bangladeshi top order hold their own a lot better than at Indore? What platform can the likes of Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah get?

Also, Bangladesh’s bowling was just as toothless. Only Ebadot Hossain went for less than four runs per over, with the attack leaking runs uncontrollably. Taking their chances (cough, Imrul Kayes) will be crucial, as well as taking advantage of any movement on offer. Can they get the better of India’s top order stars, and then this time carry on with the job? To compete, Bangladesh must be consistent for longer periods.

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Possible Playing 11

India are looking settled. Expect them to stick with the same team.

India: 1. Mayank Agarwal, 2. Rohit Sharma, 3. Cheteshwar Pujara, 4. Virat Kohli (c), 5. Ajinkya Rahane, 6. Ravindra Jadeja, 7. Wriddhiman Saha (wk), 8. Ravichandran Ashwin, 9. Umesh Yadav, 10. Ishant Sharma, 11. Mohammed Shami

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Bangladesh are not so settled. Their openers struggled, and this stemmed down to even the experienced Mahmudullah. Saif Hassan could be drafted in as opener for one of Shadman Islam or Imrul Kayes.

Bangladesh: 1. Shadman Islam, 2. Imrul Kayes/Saif Hassan, 3. Mominul Haque (c), 4. Mohammad Mithun, 5. Mushfiqur Rahim, 6. Mahmudullah, 7. Liton Das (wk), 8. Mehidy Hasan Miraz, 9. Taijul Islam/Mustafizur Rahman, 10. Abu Jayed, 11. Ebdaot Hossain

Pitch and Conditions

Clear conditions are forecast right throughout the five days. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly inspected the pitch two days out from the Test; a pitch that looks quite true. It should hold together well, but the pink ball under lights can enable greater movement on a pitch with a tinge of green.

Stats and Facts

  • India are unbeaten in 10 Tests vs Bangladesh (eight wins, two draws).
  • Mayank Agarwal needs 142 to reach 1,000 runs in Test cricket. This will be just his ninth match.
  • Mushfiqur Rahim scored 30.92% of Bangladesh’s 346 runs off the bat in Indore.
  • India are aiming for their seventh straight win in the World Test Championship. Also, if they win this match, that will be their 12th straight series win at home.
  • This will be the first ever day/night Test in India.

Dream11 Prediction

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Match Prediction

Anything other than an India win would be quite the surprise.

Thanks for reading!

Charbel Coorey
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Charbel is the owner & founder of cricblog.net, based in Sydney, Australia. He started the website to fulfill his love for the game of cricket. Charbel has also been featured on other publications including OP India, Times of India, and The Roar, among others. For any story tips or questions, you can contact Charbel at charbelcoorey@cricblog.net.

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