Australia swept the preceding Test series 2-0.
Australia: Ricky Ponting (capt), Simon Katich, Adam Gilchrist, Michael Clarke, Michael Hussey, Andrew Symonds, Brad Hogg, Brett Lee, Nathan Bracken, Dan Cullen, Mitchell Johnson.
Bangladesh: Habibul Bashar (capt), Shahriar Nafees, Mohammad Ashraful, Rajin Saleh, Aftab Ahmed, Tushar Imran, Khaled Mashud, Mohammad Rafique, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzaq, Syed Rasel.
Umpires: Ian Howell (RSA) and Mahbubur Rahman (BAN)
TV umpire: Nadir Shah (BAN)
Match referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)