1st ODI (D/N), Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh 2018, Zim v BD Cricket highlights today – first one day international from Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka (Bangladesh) Sunday 21st October 2018. Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza decided to bat against Zimbabwe in the first of a three-match ODI series in Mirpur. The visitors have Sikandar Raza back in their line-up after he mended contractual differences with Zimbabwe Cricket.
Raza replaced Elton Chigumbura, while Cephas Zhuwao was picked ahead of Solomon Mire and will open the batting. Bangladesh brought back Imrul Kayes to partner Liton Das at the top of the order. Soumya Sarkar, who was dropped from the ODI squad, and Rubel Hossain, who had not recovered from a fever in the lead-up to the game, were replaced by the 30-year old debutant Fazle Mahmud and fast bowler Mohammad Saifuddin.
Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat.
Bangladesh team/playing XI
Liton Das, Imrul Kayes, Fazle Mahmud, Mushfiqur Rahim †, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mustafizur Rahman.
Zimbabwe team/playing XI
H Masakadza (c), C Zhuwao, CR Ervine, BRM Taylor †, SC Williams, PJ Moor, Sikandar Raza, DT Tiripano, B Mavuta, KM Jarvis, TL Chatara.
Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI Cricket highlights 2018