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T20 World Cup: Bangladesh opt to bat against Oman

07:16 PM Oct 19, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and opted to bat first in their Group B clash against Oman at Al Amerat on Tuesday.

In their first match, the team in green had opted to field first, citing dew as a factor. Mahmudullah, though, said that despite the dew, he wanted them to post a total and gain some confidence.

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"Dew is a factor and it's been in our consideration. But we'd like to have a good total on the board. Batting wise we didn't build enough partnerships. Today's another opportunity," said the Bangladesh skipper.

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They brought in Mohammad Naim in place of opener Soumya Sarkar.

Oman also replaced the injured Khawar Ali with Fayyaz Butt.

Playing XIs

Bangladesh: Liton Das, Mohammad Naim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman

Oman: Jatinder Singh, Aqib Ilyas, Kashyap Prajapati, Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Mohammad Nadeem, Ayaan Khan, Sandeep Goud, Naseem Khushi (wk), Kaleemullah, Fayyaz Butt, Bilal Khan

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