Tigers send Pakistan into bat

2012-03-22 10:02

Dhaka - Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim elected to field after winning the toss against Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Thursday.

Bangladesh, making their maiden appearance in the final of the one-day tournament, retained the side that defeated Sri Lanka by five wickets in the last league match, on Tuesday.

Pakistan made one change from the team that lost against India, bringing in Sarfraz Ahmed in place of Wahab Riaz.


Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Younis Khan, Umar Akmal, Hammad Azam, Shahid Afridi, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Aizaz Cheema.

Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Nazimuddin, Jahurul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, Shahadat Hossain, Nazmul Hossain.

Umpires: Steve Davis (AUS) and Ian Gould (ENG)

TV umpire: S. Ravi (IND)

Match referee: David Boon (AUS)