Gul, Aslam replace Rahat, Sarfraz as Pakistan bats first


DHAKA: Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat first in the third one day international here at Dhaka on Wednesday (today), reports.

Pakistan have made three changes to their side. Sami Aslam will make his ODI debut as he replaces wicket keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed.

Mohammad Rizwan will play as the wicket keeper for the green shirts.

Pacer Umar Gul will make his return to the side as he has been included in place of Rahat Ali. Zulfiqar Babar will replace Saeed Ajmal.

Bangladesh has made no changes to their playing XI.

The green shirts are on the verge of suffering a historic whitewash. They lost the first ODI by 79 runs and also suffered a seven wicket loss in the second ODi as well.

Pakistan XI: Azhar Ali, Sami Aslam, Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan, Fawad Alam, Saad Nasim, Wahab Riaz, Zulfiqar Babar, Junaid Khan and Umar Gul

Bangladesh XI: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim , Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed and Rubel Hossain.