Bangladesh and the visiting West Indies cricket team have arrived in the port city of Chittagong today to play the third and final ODI of the series. At the same time, there are indications that the party may change in the XI. This information has been provided by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).
The last ODI of the series will be played on January 25 at Zahur Ahmed Stadium in Chittagong. The first match of the two-test series will also be held at the same venue. Both biological protection teams arrived in Chittagong on special flights. Both teams will rest at the hotel today. Both teams will go out on the field tomorrow in practice.
Bangladesh are already 2-0 up in the three-match series after winning the first two ODIs at Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla Stadium by six and seven goals respectively. Undoubtedly, the goal of the host team is now to whitewash the Caribbean. On the other hand, the visiting team will want to win at least consolation in the third game. Visitors will also want to regain some confidence before the Test series by winning the latest ODI.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal has hinted at breaking the winning combination in the last match to give some players a chance.
Bangladesh secured the visiting West Indies series victory by winning the first match by 6 wickets on Wednesday and the second ODI by 6 wickets. Bangladesh also leads 2-0. Therefore, Bangladesh can break the winning combination in the last ODI.
Today, Tamim said: “Cricketers like Taskin-Saifuddin still don’t have a chance in the XI. There is tough competition to get a place on the team. He added:” This is not a cause for concern before the match in Chittagong. Everyone should have a chance to play. Those who have not yet had the opportunity to play, all have the ability to do well. I’m sure we’ll have some changes in the third ODI and I hope those who come will do well. “
After 44 runs in the first game, Tamim has scored 50 runs in the second game today. However, the West Indies were eliminated by 146 in 43.4 overs by Mehdi Hasan Miraj. Miraj grabbed 4 hatches for 25 runs.
In the 47th half century of Tamim, Bangladesh hit the target by 33.2 points. Tamim said he was happy to mark half a century after a long time. Tamim said: ‘It was good to spend some time in the fold. There are a lot of people in the locker room, to do well. Everyone wants to do better.
Meanwhile, the West Indies will play a three-day training match against BCB XI at the MA Aziz Stadium in preparation for the Test series at the end of the third and final ODI.
The first test of the series will be held at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium from 3 to 6 February. The second test will be held from 11 to 15 February at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur.