Bangladesh opt to bat
GB news 24 desk//
Host Bangladesh have won the toss and opted to bat first against Zimbabwe in their crucial second and final Test of the two-match series at the home of cricket Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur.
The Tigers are desperate to level the series against Zimbabwe. Bangladesh are trailing in the two-match Test series 0-1 after the visitors inflicted them by 151-run defeat in the first Test at Sylhet International Stadium.
It is a must-win game for the hosts while for Zimbabwe even a draw would be enough result in their third Test series victory away from home.
Bangladesh (Playing XI): Liton Das, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah(c), Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Ariful Haque, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Khaled Ahmed.
Zimbabwe (Playing XI): Hamilton Masakadza(c), Brian Chari, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Peter Moor, Regis Chakabva(w), Brandon Mavuta, Donald Tiripano, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chatara.