New Zealand ask Bangladesh to bat

New Zealand ask Bangladesh to bat

Staff Correspondent | Prothom Alo  Jun 05, 2019

Bangladesh`s Tamim Iqbal plays a shot against New Zealand. Photo: ReutersBangladesh will once again bat first as New Zealand captain Kane Williamson opted to field after winning the toss in their World Cup match at The Oval on Wednesday.

The Tigers made 330 for 6 in their first game after South Africa had asked them to bat first, and they will be delighted to have the opportunity to defend again.

The Kiwis crushed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in their first game .

Both the sides remain unchanged.

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

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (w), James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult

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