Zimbabwe opt to bat in 1st Bangladesh Test

2018-11-03 06:35
Hamilton Masakadza (File)

Sylhet - Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza won the toss and elected to bat first in the first Test of the two-match series at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in northeastern Bangladesh on Saturday.

Bangladesh left out Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Shafiul Islam, Khaled Ahmed and handed Test debuts to all-rounder Ariful Haque and left-arm spinner Nazmul Islam.

Brandon Mavuta was also making his Test debut for Zimbabwe.

This is the first Test being played in the Sylhet stadium.


Mahmudullah (captaiun), Liton Das, Imrul Kayes, Nazmul Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mominul Haque, Ariful Haque, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Nazmul Islam and Abu Jayed.


Hamilton Masakadza (captain), Brian Chari, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Peter Moor, Regis Chakabva, Brandon Mavuta, Wellington Masakadza, Kyle Jarvis and Tendai Chatara.

Umpires: Rod Tucker (AUS), Richard Kettleborough (ENG)

TV Umpire: Kumar Dharmasena (SRI)

Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle (SRI)

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