Bangladesh and Ireland are engaged in an only Test that has started today at Mirpur. It will end on the 8th of April.
Moreover, Bangladesh has secured the services of Shakib Al Hasan and Litton Das for this Test which means a longer wait for the IPL franchise, Kolkata Knight Riders.
On the other hand, Mustafizur Rahman has been given a NOC by the BCB to play in the cash-rich league as he’s not a part of the Test setup.
Additionally, other top Bangladeshi players have also made it to the Test squad and will be looking to win this game against Ireland.
Meanwhile, Ireland under the captaincy of Andrew Balbirnie will also look to upset Bangladesh by winning this one-off Test.
Other experienced Irish players will also make an impact in this game and give them a good push to win this Test.
Thus, we will get a good game between these two teams throughout this Test.
Match: Bangladesh vs Ireland, Only Test
Venue: Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, Mirpur
Date: 4-8th April 2023
Time: 9:30 AM IST
The surface at Mirpur is a bowling-friendly one and will also deteriorate as the game will progress. Moreover, the team winning the toss should bat first at this venue. Additionally, spinners will be a huge part of this Test.
Full Squads for Bangladesh vs Ireland, Only Test
Tamim Iqbal, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim, Litton Das (wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Ebadot Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Khaled Ahmed, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Taskin Ahmed, Shadman Islam
Murray Commins, James McCollum, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Peter Moor, Curtis Campher, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, Graham Hume, Benjamin White, Fionn Hand, Matthew Humphreys, George Dockrell, Thomas Mayes
Probable Playing XI for Bangladesh vs Ireland, Only Test
Tamim Iqbal, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Litton Das, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Taijul Islam
James McCollum, Peter Moor, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Lorcan Tucker (wk), Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, Graham Hume, Benjamin White
From the team combinations, we can say that Bangladesh will win this Test against Ireland.
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