Bangladesh are taking on New Zealand in a do-or-die clash in Group A of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at Swalec Stadium, Cardiff. New Zealand are batting first. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ টসে হেরে বোলিংয়ে বাংলাদেশ]
The toss, which was due to be held at 10:00 am, was delayed due to gloomy weather in Cardiff. The umpires inspected the pitch at 10:45 am. The toss was set for 11:00. The schedule for play was set for 11:30 without any loss of overs.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has elected to bat first in all important game. The Blackcaps haven’t made any changes to their combination.
It’s a must-win game for both the teams. The winner of this game stays in contention for Semi-finals. If England beat Australia tomorrow or the match gets washed out, Bangladesh/New Zealand will go through.
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, M Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mosaddek Hossain, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (captain), Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman
-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com