Bangladesh opt to bat against India

June 12th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS  


Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mohammed Ashraful won the toss and elected to bat against India in the third match of the Kitply Cup tri-series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur here Thursday. Bangladesh have to beat India by a handsome margin if they want to qualify for Saturday’s final.

Teams:

Bangladesh: Mohammad Ashraful (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Shahriar Nafees, Raqibul Hasan, Alok Kapali, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mashrafe Mortaza, Dolar Mahmud, Abdur Razzak, Farhad Reza

India team: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain-wicketkeeper), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Suresh Raina, Irfan Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Praveen Kumar and Rudra Pratap Singh

Umpires: Asoka de Silva (Sri Lanka) and Nadir Shah (Bangaldesh)
TV umpire: A.F.M. Akhtaruddin (Bangaldesh)
Match referee: Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)

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