Jason Holder reckons the pitch could get slower as it progresses. Two changes – Evin Lewis in for Sunil Ambris, and Kemar Roach for Shannon Gabriel.
Gulbadin Naib would also have wanted to bat first. Hamid Hassan, Hashmatullah not playing, and Sayed Shirzad and Dawlat Zadran will get a go.
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West Indies v Afghanistan Icc Cricket World Cup 2019 Highlights
West Indies won the toss and elected to bat.
West Indies team: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope†, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Jason Holder*, Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas.
Afghanistan team: Rahmat Shah, Gulbadin Naib*, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shinwari, Najibullah Zadran, Ikram Alikhil†, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Sayed Shirzad, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Match Timings: 10.30 start, First Session 10.30-14.00 Interval 14.00-14.30, Second Session 14.30-18.00
Umpires – Chris Gaffaney, Nigel Llong
TV Umpires – Ian Gould
Match Referee – Chris Broad
Reserve Umpire – Paul Wilson
Match number – ODI no. 4184