World Cup: Bangladesh elect to bat against IrelandBy IANS
Friday, February 25, 2011
DHAKA - Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat against Ireland in a World Cup Group B match at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Friday.
Experienced Batsman Mohammad Ashraful made a return to the playing eleven for the home team.
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Junaid Siddique, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Raqibul Hasan, Mohammad Ashraful, Naeem Islam, Abdur Razzak, Shafiul Islam, Rubel Hossain.
Ireland: William Porterfield (captain), Paul Stirling, Ed Joyce, Niall O’Brien (wicketkeeper), Andrew White, Kevin O’Brien, Andre Botha, John Mooney, Trent Johnston, George Dockrell, Boyd Rankin.