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Where: Manuka Oval, Canberra
When: Wednesday 16th February – 3.30am
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Bangladesh open their World Cup campaign against Afghanistan at Manuka Oval in Canberra.
It’s Afghanistan’s first ever appearance at World Cup level and will be looking to make an impact after a strong qualifying campaign.
Bangladesh will be liking their chances here and have beaten the likes of South Africa, England and India at previous World Cup and possess one of the best all-rounders in the world in Shakib Al Hasan.
Despite not being amongst the top-ranked nations in world cricket, these types of games have traditionally been exciting encounters with both teams going out to play with nothing to lose.
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BANGLADESH: MASHRAFE MORTAZA (c), AL-AMIN HOSSAIN, ANAMUL HAQUE, ARAFAT SUNNY, MOHAMMAD MAHMUDULLAH, MOMINUL HAQUE, MUSHFIQUR RAHIM (wk), NASIR HOSSAIN, RUBEL HOSSAIN, SABBIR RAHMAN, SHAKIB AL HASAN, SOUMYA SARKAR, TAIJUL ISLAM, TAMIM IQBAL, TASKIN AHMED
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