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Ireland win toss, send Bangladesh to bat first

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Update: 2023-03-20 13:58:35
Ireland win toss, send Bangladesh to bat first

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and send Bangladesh to bat first in the second match of the three-match series at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Monday (March 20).

Bangladesh won the first match with quite ease and if their recent form and strength are anything to go by, Bangladesh are on course for another comprehensive victory to seal the series with a match to spare.

Bangladesh had won by a record 183 runs after having posted a record 338 runs in the first match. 

Bangladesh rested Mustafizur Rahman as Hasan Mahmud took his place. Debut for Mathew Humphreys who replaces Gareth Delaney.

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 Hasan Mahmud

Ireland: 1 Paul Stirling, 2 Stephen Doheny, 3 Andrew Balbirnie, 4 Harry Tector, 5 Lorcan Tucker (wk), 6 Matthew Humphreys, 7 George Dockrell, 8 Curtis Campher, 9 Andy McBrine, 10 Mark Adair, 11 Graham Hume

BDST: 1357 HRS, MAR 20, 2023

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