Published on February 8th, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
India v Bangladesh, only Test, 2017 – Statistical preview
While Bangladesh will face India for the first time on Indian soil, Ravi Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja – the top two Test bowlers in ICC ranking will represent India for the first time in the same Test. Here is the statistical preview of India and Bangladesh one-off Test.
1 First bilateral series between India and Bangladesh in India across formats. Also, it will be their last Test playing team where they will play at the opponent’s home in 16 years of Test history.
7 Dismissals required for Mushfiqur Rahim to complete 100 Test dismissals for Bangladesh, first to do so for the team. He holds most (93) dismissals for Bangladesh after Khaled Masood (87).
78 Runs required for Mushfiqur Rahim to complete 3000 Test runs. He has 2922 Test runs in his name in 51 Tests. Tamim Iqbal (3443), Shakib Al Hasan (3213) and Habibul Bashar (3026) have more runs than Rahim.
2 Ravi Ashwin needs two wickets to complete 250 wickets in Tests. He has 248 wickets in 44 matches. He needs 2 wickets in next three Tests to become the fastest to 250 Test wickets. Currently Dennis Lillee holds the record of collecting fastest 250 Test wickets in 48 Tests.