The Bangladesh tigers are going to face English Lions in the first test of the two match series today at 10:pm. The match will be held at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong.
Bangladesh appeared in their last test match before 14 months. In the meantime England played already 16 tests.So it will be definitely a big challenge for the tigers to perform well in the longer version format.
The toss has already been done. The English skipper Alastair cook won the toss and elected to bat first.Three uncapped players of Bangladesh are going to play today. They are Sabbir Rahman, Mehedi Hasan Miraz and Kamrul Islam Rabbi.On the other hand in the England side young batsman Ben Duckett is going to get the test cap for the first time.
Bangladesh Squad:Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (Captain and wicket keeper), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mehedi Hasan Miraj, Taijul Islam, Shafiul Islam, Kamrul Islam Rabbi
England Squad:Alastair Cook (Captain), Ben Duckett, Joe Root, Gary Ballance, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow (wicket keeper), Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Gareth Batty, Stuart Broad
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