Bangladesh wins toss, bats in 3rd test vs Zimbabwe
CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and elected to bat first in the third and final test against Zimbabwe at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Wednesday.
With an aim to sweep the series 3-0, Bangladesh brought made two changes to its lineup, with Imrul Kayes replacing opener Shamsur Rahman and Shafiul Islam taking the place of his fellow pace bowler Shahadat Hossain
Zimbabwe also made two changes: Shingi Masakadza and Richmond Mutumbami replace Tnedai Chatara and Malcolm Waller, who was reported for a suspect bowling action in the second test.
Bangladesh won the first test by three wickets in three days in Dhaka and the second one by 162 runs in Khulna last week.
Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Shuvagoto Hom, Taijul Islam, Jubair Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Rubel Hossain.
Zimbabwe: Brendan Taylor (captain), Regis Chakabva, Elton Chigumbura, Craig Ervine, Hamilton Masakadza, Tinashe Panyangara , Brian Chari , Sikandar Raza, Natsai M’Shagwe, Richmond Mutumbami, Shingi Masakadza.