Bangladesh won the first of the three-match One Day International series against West Indies by 48 runs at the Providence Stadium in Guyana on Sunday, July 22, 2018.

The hosts have been quite sensational on this tour so far, as they won the test series by 2-0 just a week ago. The visitors, on the other hand, have looked pale, especially with the bat. With the tour moving towards white ball Cricket, the Bangladeshi players will search for some redemption against the Windies.

Final scorecard

Windies 231/9 - Bangladesh win by 48 runs.

Bangladesh 279/4 in 5o overs Tamim Iqbal 130 in 7 overs.

Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat

The first ODI will be starting at 1:30 PM GMT, which roughly around 7:30 PM in Bangladesh and 9:30 AM in Guyana.

Windies missing good players

The Windies are going into this series without their three main players, Marlon Samuels, Carlos Brathwaite and Kemar Roach. Andre Russell is back in the side after over a year and is excepted to come in place to Braithwaite, while Alzarri Joesph might replace Kemar Roach.

According to a report on, it is unlikely that the Windies will get two spinners in their XI considering the amount of spin on the pitch.

Devendra Bishoo is expected to be that lone spinner.

Bangladesh has some experienced players in their side, and after facing the thrashing in the test series, the Tigers would be rearing to get back on the Windies.

The Bangladesh side will be packed with spin-bowling allrounders such as Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain and Mehidy Hasan, while seamer Mustaphizur Rahman is back from injury, and so is their captain Mashrafe Mortaza.

Also, Liton Das is expected to open the innings with Tamim Iqbal.


The pitch will be getting slower as the game progresses hence, the team batting first will get at least some advantage of playing on a slightly faster surface. The record of this pitch in the recent times has been a bit weird, as the ball grips a lot helping the spinners as the game moves along.

The weather reports received in the build-up towards the game isn't impressive, as there are continuous showers expected through the day. In fact, there might be a delayed start if the groundsmen are not able to recover the outfield from the early morning rains.