Bangladesh bat; Sunzamul handed Test debut - ESPNcricinfo Bangladesh bat; Sunzamul handed Test debut --> < > MenuESPN ScoresAll cricket scores, fixtures and results here. More ESPNEdition Bangladesh bat; Sunzamul handed Test debut20hThe Report by Andrew Fidel FernandoHow many batsmen have carried their bat twice in Test cricket?14hSteven LynchThe ball dominating the bat isn't a totally terrible thing21hAndy ZaltzmanPujara to prepare for England tour with Yorkshire stint21hESPNcricinfo staffTall tales from Cape Town and Jozi2dSidharth MongaDual World T20s shoot for crowd records23hDaniel BrettigEngland captain Brook dropped for disciplinary reasons1dESPNcricinfo staffWest Indies announce separate player contracts for different formats2dESPNcricinfo staffAustralia, England, NZ tri-series in television split2dDaniel BrettigThe original, forgotten hitman4dAlan GardnerWho was the best captain of the year?16dPCB chief backtracks on five-year plan with WI5dUmar FarooqHow England are better than every one else in the middle overs in ODIs5dS RajeshBangladesh bat; Sunzamul handed Test debutFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerEmailcomment3:00 AM ETThe Report by Andrew Fidel FernandoFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintcommentToss Bangladesh chose to bat v Sri LankaBangladesh won the toss and chose to bat first on a Chittagong track expected to take plenty of turn as the game wears on.In the absence of the injured Shakib Al Hasan, 28-year-old left-arm spinner Sunzamul Islam makes his Test debut, entering the XI ahead of the likes of Abdur Razzak.
There were no major surprises in the remainder of the Bangladesh XI. Mustafizur Rahman, Taijul Islam and Mehidy Hasan make up the rest of the frontline attack. Mahmudullah leads the side in place of Shakib.Sri Lanka, meanwhile, have also entered the match with a strong spin attack, with left-arm wristspinner Lakshan Sandakan in the side, in addition to finger spinners Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera. There is also an aggressive pace option: 20-year-old Lahiru Kumara plays his first Test since August last year. Suranga Lakmal is also in the XI.