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Tigers to bat first

Staff Correspondent
14 Jun 2023 09:56:22 | Update: 14 Jun 2023 12:44:00
Tigers to bat first
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Bangladesh will bat after losing the toss in their one-off Test against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka.

This is the first match as captain for Liton Das, who became the 12th cricketer to lead Bangladesh in Tests.

Bangladesh are without regular skipper Shakib Al Hasan and opener Tamim Iqbal is out with a lower back injury. Taskin Ahmed, who is returning from an injury, has been picked for the XI in place of Khaled Ahmed.

Zakir Hasan and Mahmudul Hasan Joy are also back in the XI.


Bangladesh XI: Zakir Hasan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das (C & Wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Ebadot Hossain

Afghanistan XI: Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Ibrahim Zadran, Abdul Malik, Nasir Jamal, Afsar Khan Zazai, Karim Zanat, Afsar Zazai, Zahir Khan, Nijatullah Masood, Yamin Ahmadzai