Pakistan win toss, elect to bat


WEB DESK: Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first against the host Bangladesh in the eighth match of Asia Cup Twenty20 at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka.

All-rounder Anwar Ali comes in place of Muhammad Nawaz, who played his debut match on Monday against United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Tamim Iqbal and Arafat Sunny comes in place of Nurul Hasan and Mustafizur Rehman for Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Team

Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim†, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mashrafe Mortaza*, Al-Amin Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed

Pakistan Team

Mohammad Hafeez, Sharjeel Khan, Khurram Manzoor, Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed†, Shahid Afridi*, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Sami, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Irfan