Indore Test: Bangladesh win toss against India, opt to bat first


Indore: Bangladesh on Thursday won the toss against India and opted to bat first in the first Test of two-match series at Holkar Stadium in Indore starting Thursday.

The hosts recorded a comeback series victory in the T20I series and are eager to perform at a similar level in the upcoming Test series.

After having thrashed South Africa 3-0 at home, India will look to consolidate its massive lead on the World Test Championship table as they begin their series against Bangladesh in Indore.

With clean sweeps against West Indies (away) and South Africa (at home), India are sitting on top of the ICC World Test Championship points table.

India have 240 points from five matches, or two series. It’s the maximum points possible, with each series carrying 120 points.

Virat Kohli and co beat West Indies 2-0 in the Caribbean before sweeping South Africa 3-0.

India Squad

Virat Kohli

Mayank Agarwal

Ravichandran Ashwin

Shubman Gill

Ravindra Jadeja

Rishabh Pant

Cheteshwar Pujara

Ajinkya Rahane

Wriddhiman Saha

Mohammed Shami

Ishant Sharma

Rohit Sharma

Hanuma Vihari

Kuldeep Yadav

Umesh Yadav

Bangladesh Squad

Mominul Haque

Liton Das

Mehidy Hasan

Nayeem Hasan

Saif Hassan

Al-Amin Hossain

Ebadot Hossain

Mosaddek Hossain

Shadman Islam

Taijul Islam

Abu Jayed

Imrul Kayes


Mohammad Mithun

Mushfiqur Rahim

Mustafizur Rahman

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