The bilateral series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe will begin on July 7 this year. Bangladesh will face Zimbabwe in a one-off Test, three One-Day Internationals, and three Twenty20 matches. According to the statistics between the two countries, Bangladesh are well ahead of Zimbabwe in all formats. Bangladesh have won three bilateral limited-overs series and drawn a Test series in Zimbabwe. Individually, some players will have the opportunity to achieve individual milestones while participating in the series. In this edition, we highlighted a few expected personal milestones that can be achieved during the BAN vs. ZIM 2021 series.
Individual milestones that can be achieved in BAN vs. ZIM 2021 series
12K International Runs
World no.1 all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan needs only 48 runs to complete his 12,000 international runs. So far, Shakib has scored 11,952 runs across all formats in the international arena.
4K runs for Bangladesh Captain
Bangladesh’s Test captain MominulHaque has scored 3,896 runs in 78 international appearances for the Tigers. Mominul only requires 104 runs to reach the 4,000 runs landmark for Bangladesh.
3K International Runs
Out-of-form wicket-keeper batsman Liton Das will complete his 3,000 international runs milestones for Bangladesh if he scores 40 more runs during the series against Zimbabwe.
1K International Runs
Mosaddek Hossain will complete his 1,000 international runs for Bangladesh in the upcoming series. He has scored 970 runs in 55 matches and requires only 30 runs to reach the milestone.
200 International Wickets
Skiddy pacer Rubel Hossain needs only 7 wickets to complete his 200 international wickets for Bangladesh. Rubel has taken 193 wickets in 159 appearances for the tigers.
150 ODI Wickets
Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam requires only 3 wickets to reach the 150 international wickets milestone. Taijul has bagged 147 wickets in 44 appearances for Bangladesh.
100 International Catches
Tamim Iqbal needs 5 and Shakib Al Hasan requires 6 more catches to complete 100 international catches for Bangladesh.
4K Test runs
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan requires only 70 runs to complete 4,000 Test runs. Shakib has scored 3,930 runs in 57 Tests for the tigers’.
1K T20I runs
Top order batsman Soumya Sarkar needs only 49 runs to complete 1,000 twenty20 international runs. Soumya has scored 951 runs in 53 twenty20 matches for Bangladesh.
200 ODI Appearances
Mahmudullah Riyad will complete his 200 ODI appearances for Bangladesh if he plays all three matches in the limited-over series against Zimbabwe.
4K ODI runs
Veteran Zimbabwe batsman Sean Williams requires 42 runs to complete 4,000 One Day International runs. Williams has scored 3,958 runs in 136 ODIs for Zimbabwe.
3K ODI runs
Middle-order batsman SikandarRaza needs 144 runs to complete his 3,000 ODI runs for Zimbabwe. SikandarRaza has scored 2,856 runs in 103 matches.
1K T20I runs
Two senior batsmen of Zimbabwe, Sean Williams and Brendon Taylor may complete their 1,000 T20I runs in the upcoming series against Bangladesh. Sean needs 55 runs, while Taylor requires 66 runs to reach the milestone.
50 Test Wickets
Pacer Kyle Jarvis needs only 4 wickets to complete 50 Test wickets milestone. Jarvis has bagged 46 wickets in 13 appearances for Zimbabwe.
50 Test Dismissals
Wicket-Keeper Chakabva needs only 1 dismissal to complete 50 Test dismissals.
200 ODI Appearances
Brendon Taylor is only 1 match away to complete his 200 ODI appearances for Zimbabwe.
50 T20I Appearances
Sean Williams will complete his 50 T20I appearances if he plays all three matches in the twenty20 series against Bangladesh.
10K International Runs
Brendon Taylor will complete his 10,000 international runs milestones for Zimbabwe if he scores 389 runs during the series against Bangladesh.
6K International Runs
Sean Williams is only 63 runs shy to complete his 6,000 international runs for Zimbabwe.
200 International Appearances
Sean Williams will complete his 200 international appearances during the series against Bangladesh. So far, he has played 197 international matches for Zimbabwe.
Cricketers from both teams will have the opportunity to achieve their expected personal milestones during the BAN vs. ZIM 2021 series. On the other hand, the Bangladesh team management would be eager to better their records in Zimbabwe. The Team Tigers have a strong chance of achieving that target with their current setup.