The West Indies won the toss and opted to bowl first against Bangladesh in the first T20 International at Windsor Park, Roseau, Dominica on Saturday. The toss was delayed due to rain, then the wet outfield. The 16-overs game match will start at 3.10 PM local time.
Here are the playing XIs
West Indies: Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), Rovman Powell, Devon Thomas, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Obed McCoy, Hayden Walsh.
Bangladesh: Munim Shahriar, Litton Das, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed.
The toss was supposed to take place at 10:30 PM IST/1:00 PM local. Match officials took multiple inspections.
This will be the 14th T20I meeting between the West Indies and Bangladesh. The Windies have a slight advantage (7-5) in the T20I head-to-head record against Bangladesh. There was no result. In the last meeting, the Windies won by three runs (ICC T20 World Cup) in Sharjah.
In the West Indies, Bangladesh are yet to win a T20I game, losing two in three.
Bangladesh will eye a winning start in the white-ball leg of the tour of the West Indies. They were overwhelmed in the Test series, losing by seven and 10 wickets.
The second match is scheduled for Sunday at the same venue, and the third at Providence Stadium, Guyana on Thursday (July 7).
The T20s will be followed by a three-match ODI series in Guyana, starting Sunday (July 10). The tour ends on July 16.