Day-Night Test, India vs Bangladesh: Preview, Dream11 and moreLast updated on Nov 21, 2019, 03:31 pm
India and Bangladesh are set to play their maiden Day-Night Test match, starting Friday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
India will look to seal the two-match series after winning the first Test by an innings and 130 runs.
This will be the 12th pink-ball Test in the history of the game.
Here we present the complete match preview.
India eyeing third consecutive series whitewash
If India win the Test match, this will be a third successive series whitewash.
Team India is also eyeing a fifth Test series win in a row.
India have won six Tests in the ongoing ICC World Test Championship and could notch a seventh victory on the trot.
Bangladesh, who are playing their second Test Championship match, will aim to open their account.
Kohli's India look to get the basics right
Many Indian players are set to play with the pink ball in a match for the first time.
As expected, the side has been using the last few days in terms of preparations that started ahead of the first Test in Indore itself.
With the ball expected to swing more, the batsmen need to get things right.
The Indian pacers will relish the challenge.
Bangladesh in search of some miracle
Bangladesh were outplayed in the first Test and are in need of a miracle.
They need to bring back pacer Mustafizur Rahman, who was surprisingly benched.
One also expects to see a change in the batting department as well.
For Bangladesh, this is a new challenge for all the players and preparations have been in full swing.
They have to play fearless cricket.
Dream11: Mayank and Mushfiqur get the leadership nods
In-form Mayank Agarwal gets the captaincy nod in this Dream11 side.
He gets joined by Mominul Haque upfront.
Virat Kohli follows suit at number three.
Mushfiqur Rahim (vice-captain) and Ajinkya Rahane form the crux in the middle order.
Liton Das is the wicket-keeper batsman.
R Ashwin and Mehidy Hasan are the spin-bowling all-rounders.
Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Mustafizur are the three pacers.
Timing, TV listing, conditions and pitch report
The match is scheduled to start at 1:00 PM IST.
It will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and can be streamed on Hotstar.
The pitch is expected to assist pacers and according to the curator, dew won't be much of an issue as the match is starting earlier.
Most betting websites put India as favorites to win the second Test.