Afghanistan cricketers Mohammed Nabi Rashid Khan
Tri-series 2019: Afghanistan opt to bat in third T20I vs Bangladesh
Mohammed Nabi (left) and Rashid Khan (FIle Photo)

Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan won the toss and elected to bat first in their tri-nation Twenty20 international match against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.

Both teams are unchanged from victories in their opening matches of the tournament.

With their superior net-run rate, Afghanistan are currently sitting at the top of the points table with four points ahead of hosts Bangladesh who has also four points. Zimbabwe are third after losing both their matches.

The team that wins today’s fixture will rise to the top of the standings.

Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman.

Afghanistan: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Hazratullah Zazai, Asghar Afghan, Najibullah Zadran, Najeeb Tarakai, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan (captain), Gulbadin Naib, Fareed Malik, Karim Janat, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

Umpires: Masudur Rahman (BAN), Gazi Sohel (BAN)

TV Umpire: Sharfuddoula (BAN),

Match Referee: Chris Broad (ENG)