The News Scroll 14 November 2019  Last Updated at 9:20 am | Source: IANS

1st Test: Bangladesh opts to bat against India (Toss)

1st Test: Bangladesh opts to bat against India (Toss)
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1st Test: Bangladesh opts to bat against India (Toss)

Indore, Nov 14 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque won the toss and opted to bat against India in the first Test of the two-match series at the Holkar Cricket Stadium, here on Thursday.

"We will bat first. It''s a bit hard and it might break in fourth innings. It''s a great honour to captain Bangladesh," Haque said at the toss.

India skipper Virat Kohli said: "We wanted to bowl first, it''s ideal for our seamers. Day 2 onwards it will be a beautiful track to bat on. Nadeem is not a part of this eleven and Ishant replaces him purely on the basis of the pitch."

Playing XI:

India: Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma

Bangladesh: Imrul Kayes, Shadman Islam, Mohammad Mithun, Mominul Haque (Captain), Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Liton Das (wicket-keeper), Mehedy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed, Ebadat Hossain

--IANS

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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: IANS
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