Published:  04:31 PM, 08 June 2019

Bangladesh opt to bowl first against England

Bangladesh opt to bowl first against England

Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl first in their third World Cup match against England on Saturday at the Sophia Garden, Cardiff.

“We will bowl first as the wicket was under the cover for the last two days,” captain Masrhafe Bin Mortaza said.

The skipper said Tigers were sticking with the same team.

Eoin Morgan, the captain of England, said that was not worried about losing toss. He said they will field an extra seamer in this match.

Before coming to this match, both the teams played two matches each.

England (Playing XI): Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler(w), Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood

Bangladesh (Playing XI): Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mustafizur Rahman

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