Cricket

Bangladesh bat against SL

2014-02-14 13:11
Mashrafe Mortaza (AFP)

Chittagong - Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and elected to bat in the second and final Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Chittagong on Friday.

The hosts need a win to draw the series after Sri Lanka, the world's top-ranked Twenty20 side, won the first match by two runs on Wednesday.

Bangladesh made two changes from the previous match, bringing in batsman Sabbir Rahman and all-rounder Mohammad Mahmudullah in place of Mithun Ali and Sohag Gazi.

Sri Lanka chose to play all-rounder Angelo Perera and left out leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna.

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shamsur Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Farhad Reza, Arafat Sunny, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Rubel Hossain.

Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara, Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Angelo Perera, Lasith Malinga.

Umpires: Anisur Rahman (BAN) and Sharfuddoula Saikat (BAN)

TV umpire: Gazi Sohel (BAN)

Match referee: David Boon (AUS)

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