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T20 World Cup: Bangladesh opt to bat first vs England, Shoriful recalled

Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat first against England in their second match in the Super 12s of the T20 World Cup on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi. 

Shoriful Islam has been recalled to the playing XI to replace Mohammad Saifuddin who was ruled out due to a back injury. It will be marked as Shoriful’s T20 World Cup debut. 

Bangladesh lost the first Super 12s match to Sri Lanka while England beat West Indies in their first match. 
A team should win at least three matches to advance to the Semi-finals. 

Bangladesh (Playing XI): Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah(c), Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan(w), Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed

England (Playing XI): Jason Roy, Jos Buttler(w), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan(c), Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Tymal Mills