Cricket: Zimbabwe opt to bat in first Bangladesh Test


DHAKA- Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor won the toss and opted to bat in the first of the three-Test series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday.

Bangladesh handed leg-spinner Jubair Hossain a debut, making him the 74th Test cricketer from the country.

Tafadzwa Kamungozi is making his Test debut for Zimbabwe.

Teams:

Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Shamsur Rahman, Mominul Haque, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Shuvagata Hom, Taijul Islam, Jubair Hossain, Shahadat Hossain, Al-Amin Hossain.

Zimbabwe: Brendan Taylor (capt), Sikandar Raza, Vusimuzi Sibanda, Hamilton Masakadza, Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Elton Chigumbura, Craig Ervine, Tafadzwa Kamungozi, John Nyumbu, Tinashe Panyangara.

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena (SRI), S. Ravi (IND)
TV umpire: Billy Bowden (NZL)
Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)

SOURCE: AFP

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