Indore: Bangladesh on Thursday won the toss against India and opted to bat first in the first Test of two-match series at Holkar Stadium in Indore starting Thursday.
The hosts recorded a comeback series victory in the T20I series and are eager to perform at a similar level in the upcoming Test series.
After having thrashed South Africa 3-0 at home, India will look to consolidate its massive lead on the World Test Championship table as they begin their series against Bangladesh in Indore.
With clean sweeps against West Indies (away) and South Africa (at home), India are sitting on top of the ICC World Test Championship points table.
India have 240 points from five matches, or two series. It’s the maximum points possible, with each series carrying 120 points.
Virat Kohli and co beat West Indies 2-0 in the Caribbean before sweeping South Africa 3-0.