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Windies choose to bat against Bangladesh

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Update: 2019-05-13 3:41:21 PM
Windies choose to bat against Bangladesh

DHAKA: West Indies have won the toss and have elected to bat against Bangladesh in the fifth of match of Tri-Nation Series at Dublin in Ireland on Monday (May 13). 

The match is scheduled to begin around 3:45pm (Bangladesh time). 

Raymon Reifer, who has played a single Test against New Zealand in December 2017, and Abu Jayed, who played five Tests and three T20Is, make their ODI debuts.

Raymon Reifer, the left-arm fast bowler and lower order batsman, replaced Shannon Gabriel. Saifuddin sits out and Abu Jayed gets a game.

Mohammad Saifuddin is suffering from a back injury, in addition to his tennis elbow.

West Indies have already sealed a spot in the tri-series final, beating Ireland two times.

Bangladesh have had only one full game, and it resulted in an eight-wicket win with plenty to spare against West Indies. 

Tamim and Soumya put on 144 for the opening stand then before Shakib Al Hasan took control of the chase.

West Indies: 
Shai Hope,  Sunil Ambris, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase,  Jonathan Carter, Jason Hodler, Fabian Allen, Ashley Nurse, Sheldon Cottrell, Kemar Roach, Raymon Reifer

Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk),  Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman,  Mashrafe Mortaza,  Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Abu Jayed,  Mustafizur Rahman

BDST: 1535 HRS, MAY 13, 2019


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