Team India will lock horns with Bangladesh in a two-match Test series starting on December 14, 2022, in Chattogram. It will be a part of the 2021/23 ICC Test Championship cycle.
India is currently at the No.4 spot in the points table and will be important series if they need to have any chances of qualifying for the finals. On other hand, Bangladesh does not have a chance as they are currently in the last position.
The Indian team has a great record in Test matches against Bangladesh and would look to continue. KL Rahul will lead the side in the absence of Rohit Sharma. Saurabh Kumar and Navdeep Saini replace Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja.
Jaydev Unadkat has been recalled into the Test squad after a gap of 12 years. Abhimanyu Easwaran has been named as a replacement for Rohit Sharma. The Indian team would show their performances on good batting pitches and keep their chances alive of reaching their second successive finals.
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 12, 2022
The first Test match will be played on December 14 in Chattorgam while the second Test match will take on December 22 at Sher E Bangla Stadium in Dhaka.
Indian team would be hoping for a dominating performance in the Test series and gain confidence ahead of the home Test series against Australia to be played next year.
India vs Bangladesh – Squads
India’s squad for the Bangladesh Tests: KL Rahul (C), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (WK), KS Bharat (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat.
Bangladesh Test squad for 1st Test against India: Mahmdul Hasan Joy, Najimul Hasan Shanto, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib AL Hasan (C), Liton Das, Yasir Ali Chaudhry, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Tajiul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Zakir Hasan, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Anamul Haque.
Live Streaming Details
The Test matches will be telecasted live on Sony Ten 3, and Sony Ten 5. It will also be streamed live on the SonyLiv application.