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World Cup Warmup: Bangladesh wins toss, bats 1st v Pakistan

February 9, 2015

SYDNEY (AP) — Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and elected to bat in the World Cup warmup match against Pakistan at the Blacktown Oval on Monday.

Pakistan, the 1992 champion, opens its World Cup campaign against arch-rival India at Adelaide on Sunday, while Bangladesh faces tournament newcomer Afghanistan in its first match on Feb. 18 at Canberra.

Squads:

Bangladesh: Anamul Haque, Tamim Iqbal, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Somuya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Arafat Sunny, Rubel Hossain: Al-Amin Hossain, Nasir Hossain, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed.

Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Sohaib Maqsood, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Haris Sohail, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Sarfraz Ahmed, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah, Sohail Khan; Ehsan Adil, Mohammad Irfan, Nasir Jamshed, Rahat Ali.

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