Grenada - West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo won the toss and
chose to bowl against Bangladesh in the first fixture of the three-match ODI series at the National Stadium in Grenada on
Amid the considerable distraction of the replacement of
head coach Ottis Gibson, which was only officially announced less than
12 hours before the start of play, the home side omitted all-rounder and
former captain Darren Sammy and left-arm spinner Nikita Miller from
their final eleven.
Team manager Richie Richardson is performing the role of coach on an interim basis for the series.
In their first campaign away from home for the year,
Bangladesh left out a couple of their experienced bowlers in spinner
Abdur Razzak and seamer Rubel Hossain.
West Indies: Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons, Kirk Edwards,
Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo (captain), Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Jason
Holder, Kemar Roach, Sunil Narine, Ravi Rampaul
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes,
Shamsur Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim (captain), Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain,
Sohag Gazi, Mashrafe Mortaza, Taskin Ahmed, Al-Amin Hossain
Umpires: Joel Wilson (TRI), Richard Kettleborough (ENG)
TV Umpire: Aleem Dar (PAK)
Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)