Cricket

Bangladesh opt to bat in 1st West Indies Test

2018-11-22 06:23
Shakib Al Hasan (Gallo)

Chittagong - Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test of the two-match series against West Indies at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Thursday.

SCORECARD: Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test

Shakib overcame a fitness concern to play his first game in any format since September, while the home side handed a debut to teenage off-spinner Nayeem Hasan.

Nayeem, 17, joined a four-man spin attack, which also include Shakib, Taijul Islam and Mehidy Hasan.

Teams:

Bangladesh

Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah Riyad, Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman and Nayeem Hasan

West Indies

Kraigg Brathwaite (captain), Kieran Powell, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Sunil Ambris, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Jomel Warrican, Kemar Roach and Devendra Bishoo

Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Richard Illingworth (ENG)

TV umpire: Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI)

Match referee: David Boon (AUS)

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