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SL opt to bat in delayed first test v Bangla

Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat after thick fog delayed the start of the first test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.

cricket Updated: Dec 26, 2008 11:11 IST

Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat after thick fog delayed the start of the first test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday.

The toss was held up for nearly two hours before play could start at 0515 GMT with lunch to be taken an hour later.

Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Kumar Sangakkara, Malintha Warnapura, Michael Vandort, Thilan Samaraweera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Prasanna Jayawardane, Chaminda Vaas, Muttiah Muralitharan, Rangana Herath, Dammika Prasad.

Bangladesh: Mohammad Ashraful (captain), Mashrafe Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal, Zunaed Siddique, Imrul Kayes, Roqibul Hassan, Mehrab Hossain Jr, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shahadat Hossain, Mahbubul Alam