India face Bangladesh in the first of two Tests in the first of the five-day matches . The first Test starts on Wednesday in Chittagong, starting in Chittagong .
Starting in the first of two Tests on Wednesday, India will face Bangladesh, aiming to bulldoze the hosts for some much-needed ICC Championship points and preserve their unbeaten record against them.The visitors however have injury issues, with captain Rohit Sharma out for at least the first game in Chittagong, and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja absent.Bangladesh will be cheered after winning the one-day series 2-1 as India continues its white-ball weakness ahead of next year's 50-over World Cup.The five-day matches take place during the ICC World Test Championship.The current cycle runs from July 2021 to June 2023 and includes the top nine Test teams, all of whom will play six series, three at home and three away, in the final at the Oval in London.Bangladesh is currently in last place with just one win and one draw from their ten games.They haven't won a Test at home since February 2020 and have never defeated India in Tests, according to the Indian cricket board, who announced on Sunday that they would make a call on him for the second Test in Dhaka at a later date.With Cheteshwar Pujara as his replacement, KL Rahul will lead the team in the first Test. In place of Shami (shoulder injury) and Jadeja (knee), national selectors have named right-arm quick Navdeep Saini and left-arm spinner Saurabh Kumar.Jaydev Unadkat, a left-arm fast bowler who played his only Test in 2010, has been included in the 17-man team, as reported by Vuukle.There are a few health issues, but Rahul believes that giving up to (other) guys is beneficial.Tamim Iqbal was ruled out of the first Test after suffering from a groin injury.Zakir Hasan, an uncapped batsman who played in the most recent shadow Test series against India A, has been called up as Tamims' replacement for the first Test. We've had a lot of success at home in ODI cricket, said fielding coach Shane McDermott.But he said that playing Tests is a challenge, and that the overall mood has improved.India's official language is English.Cheteshwar Pujara, Navdeep Saini, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan (Capt), Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taij