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Updated on: Friday, October 29, 2021, 03:30 PM IST

T20 World Cup: Bangladesh opt to bowl; West Indies leave out Lendl Simmons

Mahmudullah made two changes to the Bangladesh team as he inserted West Indies in
MS Dhoni of India stumps Lendl Simmons of West Indies  | BCCI

MS Dhoni of India stumps Lendl Simmons of West Indies | BCCI

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Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bowl against the West Indies in a crucial group 1 Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup in Sharjah on Friday.

Bangladesh have made two changes with Taskin Ahmed and Soumya Sarkar replacing Nurul Hasan and Nasum Ahmed.

For West Indies, Roston Chase makes his international T20 debut while Jason Holder was also included in the playing XI.

Lendl Simmons and Hayden Walsh miss out for the defending champions.

Both teams need a win to keep their semi-final hopes alive.

Playing XIs

Bangladesh: Mohammad Naim, Liton Das (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed.

West Indies: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul

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Published on: Friday, October 29, 2021, 03:30 PM IST
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