Bishoo makes Test debut, Windies bat first

Georgetown, Guyana, CMC – West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Digicel Test against Pakistan on Thursday at the Guyana National Stadium.

 

Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo will make his debut for West Indies, becoming the 289th player to wear the treasured maroon cap. Wicketkeeper/batsman Mohammad Salman will also make his Test debut for Pakistan.

 

West Indies have never lost a Test series against Pakistan on home soil.

 

Teams:

West Indies: Darren Sammy (captain), Lendl Simmons, Devon Smith, Darren Bravo, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Brendan Nash, Carlton Baugh (wicketkeeper), Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach, Devendra Bishoo

Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Taufeeq Umar, Asad Shafiq, Umar Akmal, Azhar Ali, Mohammad Salman (wicketkeeper), Abdur Rehman, Umar Gul, Wahab Riaz, Saeed Ajmal

 

Umpires: Billy Bowden, Tony Hill

ICC Match refere: Alan Hurst

 Television umpire: Asoka De Silva