Cricket

India bat in Bangladesh Test

2015-06-10 06:36
Virat Kohli (Gallo Images)

Fatullah - India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the one-off Test against Bangladesh at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali stadium in Fatullah on Wednesday.

Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh returned to the Indian Test fold after two years and will partner Ravichandran Ashwin in a two-man spin attack.

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim, who is recovering from a finger injury, will play as a specialist batsman and debutant Litton Das will take over wicket-keeping duties.

The hosts are playing four spinners, including leg-break bowler Jubair Hossain, on a wicket expected to take turn later in the match.

Teams:

Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Litton Das, Shuvagata Hom, Jubair Hossain, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Shahid

India: Virat Kohli (captain), Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Umesh Yadav, Varun Aaron, Ishant Sharma

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (SRI) and Nigel Llong (ENG)

TV umpire: Sharfuddoula Saikat (BAN)

Match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)

Read more on:    india  |  virat kohli  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

The Proteas have announced plans to play a four-day Test against Zimbabwe starting on Boxing Day. What do you make of this?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.