Asia Cup: Bangladesh, Afghanistan to meet in last group stage match


Bangladeshi tigers are all set to lock horns with inform Afghanistan in their last group stage outing on Thursday at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Both the teams have won their first match to already advance to the Super Four stage where they will meet India and Pakistan who have qualified from the group A.

The 14th edition of the Asia Cup will enter to the Super Four stage with Pakistan taking on Afghanistan on September 21 in Abu Dhabi.

According to the sources Bangladesh would be making few changes in their side against Afghanistan as Nazmul Hossain is likely to replace Tamim Iqbal while Mushfiqur Rahim will take rest.

Bangladesh will play India in their first match at Super Four stage on September 21.

Bangladesh Squad: Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Liton Das(wk), Mohammad Mithun, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mominul Haque, Ariful Haque, Nazmul Islam, Abu Hider Rony, Nazmul Hossain Shanto

Afghanistan squad: Asghar Afghan (c), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Ihsanullah Janat, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Hashmat Shahidi, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Najibullah Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Aftab Alam, Samiullah Shinwari, Munir Ahmad Kakar (wk), Sayed Ahmad Sherzad, Sharafudin Ashraf, Yamin Ahmadzai