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1st Test: West Indies invite Bangladesh to bat

UNB     4th July, 2018 08:27:39 printer

1st Test: West Indies invite Bangladesh to bat

 

West Indies won the toss and elected to field first against visiting Bangladesh in the 1st Test of the two-match series at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound in Antigua on Wednesday.

 

Abu Jayed, a 24-year-old medium pace bowler, is making his debut as the 88th Test player for Bangladesh in the match. 

 

The game is the 13th Test meeting between the two nations since December 2002. In their previous 12 Test meetings, Bangladesh registered two wins against the West Indies in July 2009, two draws and eight losses.  

 

Bangladesh XI: Tamim Iqbal, Liton Kumar Das, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Mahmudullah Riyad, Nurul Hasan , Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Rubel Hossain, Abu Jayed and Kamrul Islam. 

 

West Indies XI: Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Kieran Powell, Shai Hope, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich, Jason Holder (captain), Devendra Bishoo, Kemar Roach, Miguel Cummins and Shannon Gabriel. 

 

 


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