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 Bangladesh will embark on their T20 mission on Sunday. Before entering the field, captain Mahmudullah expressed his hopes for the team, report Banglawash Cricket, NTV.
 Mahmudullah said, “As a team, we have enough room to do well in this format. We don’t have batters to play big shots. But we have cricketers who can make up the situation with their skills. So this time we want to play Bangladeshi brand of cricket. We want to be careful about circumstances as well as timing of the tournament and adapt ourselves to it.
 Scotland is the first opponent of Bangladesh in the first round match today. The match will start at 8 pm Bangladesh time. The second round of the World Cup will be started from October 23 with Australia-South Africa match on that day. Also, England-West Indies will take the field on the same day.
 Eight teams are taking part in the two groups in preliminary round of this year’s World Cup. The teams are Bangladesh, Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Scotland and Sri Lanka. These eight teams including Bangladesh will have to ensure a good second round in the first round.