UAE opt to bat against India in Asia Cup

Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 3 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) skipper Amjad Javed won the toss and elected to bat against India in an Asia Cup Twenty20 cricket match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Thursday.

India, who are already in the final, made three changes to their side, replacing Ashish Nehra, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja with Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harbhajan Singh and debutant Pawan Negi.

Teams:

India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicket-keeper/captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, Pawan Negi, Harbhajan Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah

United Arab Emirates: Amjad Javed (captain), Rohan Mustafa, Muhammad Kaleem, Mohammad Shahzad, Shaiman Anwar, Muhammad Usman, Swapnil Patil(wicket-keeper), Mohammad Naveed, Qadeer Ahmed, Fahad Tariq, Ahmed Raza

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