India to bat first against Bangladesh

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and asked India to bat first in the World Cup opener at the at the Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

 

Mirpur: Feb 19, 2011


By CricketCountry Staff

 

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and asked India to bat first in the World Cup opener at the Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

 

India have opted for a three-pronged seam attack comprising Zaheer Khan, Shanthakumaran Sreesanth and Munaf Patel and have left out Ashish Nehra who was reported to be carrying an injury.

 

Bangladesh are going into the match without experienced Mohammad Ashraful.

 

Teams


India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt and wk), Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Munaf Patel, Yusuf Pathan, Shanthakumaran Sreesanth.

 

Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Junaid Siddique, Raqibul Hassan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah Riad, Abdur Razzak, Naeem Islam, Shafiul Islam, Rubel Hossain.

 

 

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