Dhaka: Bangladesh skipper Mohammed Ashraful won the toss and decided to bowl first in the rain-curtailed Kitply tri-series opener in Dhaka today. It will be 40-overs per side match.
Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik decided to field promising seamer Wahab Riaz, while young Fawad Alam also got a look-in.
Bangladesh made some changes in the side from the XI that was beaten in the final ODI of teh series in Pakistan. Medium-pacer Dolar Mahmud makes his debut after a series of impressive performances at the Under-19 level.
Alok Kapali makes a comeback as does Mushfiqur Rahim, who was omitted after a poor run with the bat. Shahriar Nafees has also been included.
Bangladesh: Mohammad Ashraful (capt), Mashrafe Mortaza (vice-capt), Mahmudullah, Tamim Iqbal, Aftab Ahmed, Abdur Razzak, Farhad Reza, Shahriar Nafees, Nazimuddin, Raqibul Hasan, Shahadat Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mehrab Hossain (jnr), Dolar Mahmud.
Pakistan: Shoaib Malik (capt), Salman Butt, Nasir Jamshed, Younis Khan, Mohammad Yousuf, Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi, Kamran Akmal (wk), Sohail Khan, Umar Gul, Sohail Tanvir, Rao Iftikhar, Wahab Riaz, Fawad Alam, Bazid Khan, Naumanullah.
Umpires: Asoka de Silva (SRI) and Enamul Haque (BAN)
TV umpire: A.F.M. Akhtaruddin (BAN)
Match referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)