Toss Ireland won the toss and chose to bowl vs Bangladesh
Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie decided to bowl first against Bangladesh in the first ODI in Sylhet, the ground in the east of the country which is hosting an ODI after three years.
The home side are without Mehidy Hasan Miraz, who got injured after being struck in the face by a football during Friday’s training. Bangladesh have picked seven batters, and gone with five bowlers including Shakib Al Hasan. Taskin Ahmed leads a three-man pace attack including Ebadot Hossain, who bowled well in the last ODI against England.
Ireland are without Murray Commins and Josh Little, who played in their last ODI. They have been replaced by Gareth Delany and Stephen Doheny.
Bangladesh: 1 Tamim Iqbal (capt), 2 Litton Das, 3 Najmul Hossain Shanto, 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), 5 Shakib Al Hasan, 6 Yasir Ali, 7 Towhid Hridoy, 8 Taskin Ahmed, 9, Ebadot Hossain, 10 Nasum Ahmed, 11 Mustafizur Rahman
Ireland: 1 Paul Stirling, 2 Andrew Balbirnie, 3 Gareth Delany, 4 Harry Tector, 5 Lorcan Tucker (wk), 6 Stephen Doheny, 7 George Dockrell, 8 Curtis Campher, 9 Andy McBrine, 10 Mark Adair, 11 Graham Hume
(With Inputs from ESPN)
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