Bangladesh never played any test match in India before. For the first time they will be playing against Indian Test team in India. Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) said that the match will be taking place next year February.

 

India is presently on a tour in West Indies for four-test series. The BCCI announced the schedule for the match. The date for the match is from 8 to 12 February, 2017.

India toured Bangladesh for five times where they did not lose any of the maches, where as Bangladesh played 16 test matches with major teams andmanaged to win only one.


BCCI president Anurag Thakur said in a press release "As a leading Test playing nation it is BCCI's responsibility to give opportunity to every Test playing nation."


"This will be a much anticipated game and given the competitive nature of their limited overs matches in the recent past, I believe the clash between these two cricket crazy nations will catch the imagination."
said Bangladesh Cricket Board president, Nazmul Hossain.