Tamim wins toss, elects to field first

Tamim wins the toss, elects to field first
Cricketers of Bangladesh preliminary squad of Australia series, have been doing training camp in Chittagong since Saturday (5 August) prior to the impending battle ahead. After doing skill training, Tigers are now featured to play a 3-day warm-up match to find out their improvement and problems prior to the series against mighty Australia. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ মুশফিকদের বিপক্ষে টস জিতে ফিল্ডিংয়ে তামিমরা]

By dividing in two sides under Bangladesh Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim and his deputy Tamim Iqbal, cricketers of the training camp of Chittagong are featured in this match. However, after winning the toss in the rain affected match, Tamim Iqbal has opted to field first.

Each day’s play is slated to start from 9.30 am but, due to heavy rain from the morning on Wednesday, first day’s play was interrupted. Now, there is no rain in Chittagong. Hence, the match is going to commence. It has been learnt, first day’s game  is going to begin from 12.40 pm.

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Earlier, Bangladesh Cricket Board has been announced two team’s squad on Tuesday for this match. Among the senior members of Bangladesh cricket team, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah Riyad, Rubel Hossain and Al-Amin Hossain are in Mushfiq’s team. While, Liton Das, Mominul Haque, Nasir Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman are slated in team Tamim.

Team Mushfiqur: Mushfiqur Rahim, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah Riyad, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Soumya Sarkar, Nazmul Hasan Shanto, Taijul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Al Amin Hossain, Subashish Roy, Naeem Hasan.

Team Tamim: Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Mominul Haque, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Tanbir Haydar, Sunzamul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Shafiul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Saqlain Sajib.