Zimbabwe opt to bat first in one-off Bangladesh Test

Craig Ervine (AP)
Craig Ervine (AP)

Dhaka - Zimbabwe captain Craig Ervine won the toss and elected to bat first in the one-off Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday.

Mushfiqur Rahim returned to the Bangladesh line-up after missing the previous Test against Pakistan.

Zimbabwe handed Charlton Tshuma a Test debut.

Teams:

Bangladesh

Tamim Iqbal, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain, Mominul Haque (captain), Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed, Ebadot Hossain, Nayeem Hasan

Zimbabwe

Prince Masvaure, Kevin Kasuza, Craig Ervine (captain), Brendan Taylor, Timycen Maruma, Sikandar Raza, Regis Chakabva (wkt), Donald Tiripano, Victor Nyauchi, Ainsley Ndlovu, Charlton Tshuma

Umpire: Joe Wilson (WI), Paul Reiffel (AUS)

TV Umpire: Kumar Dharmasena (SRI)

Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZ)

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