New Zealand bat against Bangladesh in first Test

Chittagong: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Wednesday.

The Black Caps awarded Test caps to leg-spinner Ish Sodhi and all-rounder Corey Anderson, while batsman Marshall Ayub was making his debut for the hosts.

Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim (capt), Anamul Haque, Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Marshall Ayub, Nasir Hossain, Abdur Razzak, Sohag Gazi, Rubel Hossain, Mominul Haque, Robiul Islam.

New Zealand: Brendon McCullum (capt), Peter Fulton, Hamish Rutherford, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, BJ Watling, Corey Anderson, Doug Bracewell, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi, Bruce Martin.

Umpires: Bruce Oxenford (AUS) and S. Ravi (IND)

TV umpire: Enamul Haque (BAN)

Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)