Bangladesh win toss, elect to bowl against India

Mirpur: Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the first match of the cricket World Cup here today.

For India, pacer Ashish Nehra will not play in the Group B encounter due to a back injury.

The others who have failed to make the final playing XI for India are spinners R Ashwin and Piyush Chawla and batsman Suresh Raina.

In Bangladesh team, veteran batsman Mohammad Ashraful has been left out.

The Teams:

India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c&wk), Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Yusuf Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, S Sreesanth, Munaf Patel.

Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Junaid Siddique, Mushfiqur Rahim, Raqibul Hasan, Naeem Islam, Mahmudullah, Abdur Razzak, Shafiul Islam, Rubel Hossain.