West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite says he expects Bangladesh to place up a difficult combat on house turf after they kick off a two-Take a look at collection in Chittagong on Thursday.The guests get started the collection as favourites having thumped Bangladesh in back-to-back Assessments all the way through their excursion of the Caribbean in July. However Brathwaite exercised warning forward of this week’s collection opener, pronouncing Bangladesh may exploit their house merit towards the visiting aspect.
”There can be few demanding situations, we need to be expecting that,” he instructed newshounds after a two-day warm-up fit in Chittagong on Monday resulted in a draw.
“It may not be really easy. Clearly, they’re excellent at house. However we’re able for the demanding situations.”
Bangladesh have upstaged Take a look at giants England and Australia on house soil prior to now two years however then struggled towards weaker facets Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in 2018. They controlled a sequence draw towards Take a look at minnows Zimbabwe closing week after their spinners salvaged a 218-run win in the second one fit after a surprise 151-run defeat within the opener.
Brathwaite, who’s status in for Jason Holder, said the danger posed through Bangladesh seamers, who will reap the go back of superstar all-rounder and skipper Shakib Al Hasan from harm.
“(We’re) anticipating (a) slower form of pitch. Standard surfaces right here, let’s examine now what occurs,” mentioned Brathwaite.
The hole batsman used to be pleased with arrangements for the excursion, in spite of it following briefly at the heels of a thrashing from India.
The sector’s best Take a look at aspect beat the West Indies 2-Zero within the longest type of the sport prior to dominating the one-day global and Twenty20 global collection 3-1 and 3-Zero respectively.
“Now we have come from India, and that I believe used to be excellent arrangements for us prior to the primary Take a look at,” Brathwaite mentioned.
“Clearly fairly equivalent stipulations, in order that can be excellent. The principle factor is that the wicket is fairly equivalent additionally.”
The second one Take a look at can be held in Dhaka from November 30 to December 4.
West Indies can even play 3 one-day internationals and Twenty20 internationals all the way through their month-long collection in Bangladesh from November 22 to December 22.
First Printed: November 21, 2018, 7:20 AM IST