Watch ENG vs BAN Live Score Streaming 1st Test Match Result Highlights :- The England and Bangladesh will now take the guard in the longer format of the game wit the first test to kick off on October 20, 2016. These two teams will lock their horns at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong.
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England Team Preview
The three Lions will enter the red ball cricket with the win in the One-Day series which England won by 2-1. Alastair Cook will achieve a unique feat as when he will captain the England in the first test match as he will become the first England captain to lead his team in most numbers of matches.
The England initially won the toss and opted to bat first. Ben Duckett will make his Test debut and will replace the Alex Hales who opted to be out of the Bangladesh tour due to security reasons. The middle order of England will rely on the likes of Joe Root, Gary Ballance, and Jonny Bairstow.
The three quality all-rounder Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, and Chris Woakes have a responsibility with both bat and ball. Meanwhile, England bowling unit will be lead by Stuart Broad in the absence of veteran premiere bowler James Anderson.
The England has recalled old leg of Gareth Batty to provide the assistance to the spin department alongside Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali. Well, England needs to play the all-round cricket to conquer Bangladeshi team.
England Playing XI
Alastair Cook (c), Ben Duckett, Joe Root, Gary Ballance, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, Gareth Batty
Bangladesh Team Preview
The Tigers will be looking to the revenge for the loss in the recently concluded ODI series. Mushfiqur Rahim will lead the team, and he could prove to the key in the success of his team.
This batting unit of this team relies heavily on the likes of Tamim Iqbal, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah and Sabbir Rahman. Shakib Al Hasan will come handy with both ball and ball.
Meanwhile, the bowling of this team will be lead by the Kamrul Islam Rabbi, and he needs to get the assistance from the duo of Shafiul Islam and Mehedi Hasan.
The Bangladesh has a challenging stuff in front of them especially to deal with the England batting unit.
Bangladesh Playing XI
Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim (c & wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mehedi Hasan, Taijul Islam, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Shafiul Islam
England is favorite to win this match.