Cricket

Zim opt to bat against Bangladesh

2016-01-15 11:14
Elton Chigumbura (File)

Khulna - Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura won the toss and elected to bat against Bangladesh in the first Twenty20 international of a four-match series at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Friday.

Bangladesh handed batsman Nurul Hasan and all-rounder Shuvagata Hom Twenty20 international debuts while leaving out Imrul Kayes, Abu Haider and Arafat Sunny.

Chamu Chibhabha, Neville Madziva, Taurai Muzarabani, Tendai Chisoro, Richmond Mutumbami are not playing for Zimbabwe.

Teams:

Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Nurul Hasan, Shuvagata Hom, Mustafizur Rahman, and Al-Amin Hossain.

Zimbabwe: Elton Chigumbura (captain), Malcolm Waller, Peter Moor, Sikandar Raza, Graeme Cremer, Hamilton Masakadza, Wellington Masakadza, Sean Williams, Luke Jongwe, Vusi Sibanda, Brian Vitori.

Umpires: Enamul Haque (BAN), Sharfuddoula Saikat (BAN)

TV Umpire: Anisur Rahman (BAN)

Match Referee: Chris Broad (ENG)

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