Bangladesh bat first in Chittagong
Chittagong, Bangladesh – Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat first on the opening day of the 1st Test match against West Indies at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong on Friday.
All-rounder Nasir Hossain and left-arm spinner Elias Sunny were handed their first Test caps for Bangladesh while teenaged right-handed opener Kraigg Brathwaite earned a recall for the West Indies.
West Indies: Darren Sammy (Captain) Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Kraigg Brathwaite, Kirk Edwards, Darren Bravo, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Carlton Baugh, Devendra Bishoo, Ravi Rampaul, Fidel Edwards
Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim (Captain), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Shahriar Nafees, Roqibul Hasan, Shakib Al Hasan, Naeem Islam, Nasir Hossain, Elias Sunny, Shahadat Hossain, Rubel Hossain
Umpires: Nigel Llong (England), Kumar Dharmesena (Sri Lanka)