Bangladesh open their ICC World Cup 2015 campaign against the minnows, Afghanistan on Wednesday, February 18 at the Manuka Oval in Canberra. This would be the first encounter between both the teams in a World Cup as it is Afghanistan’s first ever appearance in the mega event.
Afghanistan, on the other hand would too look to cause an upset and create an impact in the mega event. Having qualified the tournament in a good fashion, they are a team to watch out for and have quite a good amount of players that could well create an impact,
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 18
Time: 3:30 a.m.
Live Stream: Sky Go (UK)
Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra
Bangladesh: Masrafe Bin Mortaza (c), Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Mominul Hoque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Shabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Al Amin Hossain, Taijul Islam, Arafat Sunny.
Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi (c), Afsar Zazai (wk), Aftab Alam, Asghar Stanikzai, Dawlat Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Hamid Hassan, Javed Ahmadi, Mirwais Ashraf, Najibullah Zadran, Nasir Jamal, Nawroz Mangal, Samiullah Shenwari, Shapoor Zadran, Usman Ghani