Bangladesh win the toss and elect to field against Pakistan in Asia Cup final

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim elected to field after winning the toss against Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Thursday.

Bangladesh, making their maiden appearance in the final of the one-day tournament, retained the side that defeated Sri Lanka by five wickets in the last league match, on Tuesday.

Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan celebrates after they won their Asia Cup one-day international (ODI) cricket match against Sri Lanka in Dhaka March 20, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Bira

Pakistan made one change from the team that lost against India, bringing in Sarfraz Ahmed in place of Wahab Riaz.

Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq (capt), Mohammad Hafeez, Nasir Jamshed, Younis Khan, Umar Akmal, Hammad Azam, Shahid Afridi, Sarfraz Ahmed, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Aizaz Cheema.

Bangladesh: Mushfiqur Rahim (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Nazimuddin, Jahurul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, Shahadat Hossain, Nazmul Hossain.

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