Your complete guide to India-Bangladesh ODI series

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Dhaka, June 17: The stage is set for Bangladesh-India One Day International series. But as it was in the one-off Test between the sides, inclement weather could have the final say in the 3 contests.

The teams will face off in the series opener tomorrow (June 18). All 3 games are day-night encounters. (1st ODI scorecard)


Here is your guide to the ODI series (Rain rules are here)

Who are playing?

  • India Vs Bangladesh. This is the first meeting between the sides in 50-over format since the controversial ICC World Cup 2015 quarter-final in Australia

How many matches and when?

  • 3 ODIs (June 18, 21 and 24)

Which is the venue?

  • All 3 matches will be played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur (Dhaka)

What is the overall head-to-head record?

  • India - 25
  • Bangladesh - 3
  • Total ODIs played between the sides - 29 (1 No Result)

When will the matches start?

  • All games are day-nighters and will begin at 2.30 PM IST (3 PM Local)

Where to watch on TV in India?

  • All matches will be broadcast Live on Star Sports. Live scores here

Where do the teams stand in ICC ODI Rankings?

  • India - No. 2
  • Bangladesh - No. 8

Shakib Al Hasan


Who are the key players?

  • India - MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Bangladesh - Mashrafe Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Taskin Ahmed

What is the weather forecast?

  • It is monsoon season in Bangladesh and rain is forecast for all 3 match days

What will happen if the matches are affected by rain?

  • All 3 games have been allotted reserve days. However if a team batting second completes 20 overs, then we will have a result on the same day with Duckworth/Lewis method coming into play

Squads

  • Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Shakib Al Hasan (vice-captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shabbir Rahaman, Nasir Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Rony Talukdar, Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Kumar Das.
  • India: MS Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohit Sharma, Stuart Binny, Dhawal Kulkarni.

  • Umpires: Rod Tucker (Australia) and local appointments
  • Match Referee: Andy Pycroft (Zimbabwe)

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