Live: Bangladesh opt to bowl first in first Test against SA

Live: Bangladesh opt to bowl first in first Test against SA The two match Test series between Bangladesh and host South Africa is about to begin. At the Senwes Park in Potchefstroom, the Tiger skipper have won the toss and decided to bowl first. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ টস জিতে বোলিংয়ে বাংলাদেশ]

Soumya Sarkar has been thrown out of the playing eleven today making the way for Imrul Kayes to open the innings with Tamim Iqbal.

Bangladesh have adorned the team with four front line seamers. Experienced Rubel Hossain will be accompanied by young Mustafizur Rahman with other two premier pace men in the team Shafiul Islam and Taskin Ahmed leaving Mehedi Hasan Miraz became the sole spinner in the team with occasional partners like Mahmudullah Riyad.

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For South Africa, Andile Phehlukwayo and Aiden Markram are going to make their Test debut.

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Bangladesh (Playing XI): Imrul Kayes, Tamim Iqbal, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Liton Das, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shafiul Islam, Rubel Hossain

South Africa (Playing XI): Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel, Duanne Olivier.