NZ Wins Toss, Bats Vs. Bangladesh In 1st ODI
DUNEDIN, New Zealand: New Zealand captain Tom Latham won the toss and chose to bat against Bangladesh on Saturday in the first one-day international at the University Oval.
Latham will lead a new-look New Zealand in his 100th ODI.
Both teams are missing senior players. New Zealand is without regular captain Kane Williamson who has an elbow injury, and veteran batsman Ross Taylor who has a hamstring strain. Bangladesh is missing senior batsman Shakib Al Hasan who is on paternity leave.
New Zealand named batsmen Devon Conway and Will Young and medium pace allrounder Daryl Mitchell to make ODI debuts, among five changes to the team that played in their last ODI against Australia a year ago.
Bangladesh named allrounder Mahedi Hasan to make his debut.
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Devon Conway, Tom Latham (captain), Will Young, Jimmy Neesham, Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamieson, Matt Henry, Trent Boult.
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal (captain), Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mahedi Hasan, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed.
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