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Bangladesh chooses to bowl in 1st test vs. England

Bangladesh chooses to bowl in 1st test vs. England

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss Thursday and elected to bowl in the first test against England at Lord's.
Al Hasan said he hoped to take advantage of overcast conditions in the early sessions to trouble the batsmen with a swinging ball.
England had already rested Twenty20 captain Paul Collingwood and pace bowler Stuart Broad from its squad and gave former Ireland international Eoin Morgan his test debut at No.6 in a much changed side from the one that beat Australia in the Caribbean.
Captain Andrew Strauss opened alongside Alastair Cook and Matthew Prior takes over the gloves from Craig Kieswetter.
James Anderson and Steven Finn rounded out the bowling attack.


Updated : 2021-03-08 09:58 GMT+08:00