Mirpur (Dhaka): Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bowl against Pakistan in the Finals of the Asia Cup at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here today.
Since their arrival into the big league in 1999, a place in the Asia Cup final is the biggest moment for Bangladesh cricket. After their wins against India and Sri Lanka, the belief in the Bangladesh camp is unbelievable and the feeling is that they can beat just about anyone.
Bangladesh are unchanged and Pakistan have brought in Sarfraz Ahmed for Wahab Riaz.
Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim (Capt.), Tamim Iqbal, Nazimuddin, Jahurul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, Shahadat Hossain, Nazmul Hossain.
Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq (Capt.), Mohammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Younis Khan, Umar Akmal, Hammad Azam, Shahid Afridi, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Aizaz Cheema.