Ireland opt to bowl as Sylhet hosts first ODI in three years

Toss Ireland won the toss and chose to bowl vs Bangladesh

Ireland chief Andrew Balbirnie chose to bowl first against Bangladesh in the main ODI in Sylhet, the ground in the east of the country which is facilitating an ODI following three years.

The home side are without Mehidy Hasan Miraz, who got harmed subsequent to being struck in the face by a football during Friday’s preparation. Bangladesh have picked seven players, and gone with five bowlers including Shakib Al Hasan. Taskin Ahmed drives a three-man pace assault including Ebadot Hossain, who bowled well in the last ODI against Britain.

Ireland are without Murray Commins and Josh Pretty much nothing, who played in their last ODI. They have been supplanted 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 Exhaust (wk), 6 Stephen Doheny, 7 George Dockrell, 8 Curtis Campher, 9 Andy McBrine, 10 Imprint Adair, 11 Graham Hume

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