Bangladesh bowl first vs Windies at Sabina

Thursday, July 12, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Bangladesh won the toss and have asked West Indies to take first strike on the opening morning of the second Test match at Sabina Park.

Taijul Islam steps in for Rubel Hossain in the Bangladesh eleven, while West Indies have drafted debutante Keemo Paul for the injured pacer Kemar Roach, and batsman Shimron Hetmyer for the hardly used wrist spinner Devendra Bishoo.

Play began at 10:00 am.

West Indies have a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series after beating Bangladesh by an innings and 219 runs in Antigua last week.

West Indies- Jason Holder (captain), Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Kieran Powell, Shai Hope, Roston Chase, Shimron Hetmyer, Shane Dowrich (wicketkeeper), Keemo Paul, Miguel Cummins, Shannon Gabriel

Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (captain)Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Nurul Hasan (wicketkeeper), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed, Kamrul Islam

Sanjay Myers

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