Bangladesh wins toss, sends Afghanistan in to bat

Associated Press

FATULLAH, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and sent Afghanistan in to bat in their second match of the Asia Cup one-day tournament at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium on Saturday.

Bangladesh made one change its the squad, bolstering the spin attack by including Arafat Sunny in place of injured Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, while Rahim is playing with a shoulder injury.

Afghanistan made two changes to its side, with Hamid Hassan and Karim Sadiq replacing Noor Ali Zadran and Dawlat Zadran. Noor Ali Zadran, Afghanistan's highest scorer in its 72-run loss to Pakistan, was ruled out with hamstring injury.

Bangladesh lost their first match to India by six wickets.

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Lineups:

Bangladesh: Anamul Haque , Shamsur Rahman, Mominul Haque,Mushfiqur Rahim, Nasir Hossain, Naeem Islam, Ziaur Rahman, Sohag Gazi, Arafat Sunny, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain.

Afghanistan: Mohammad Shahzad, Nawroz Mangal, Asghar Stanikzai, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shenwari, , Mirwais Ashraf, Shapoor Zadran, Hamza Hotak, Hamid Hassan, Karim Sadiq.

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