Australia win toss, opt to bowl against Bangladesh

Australia would look to enhance their semifinal chances with a win while Bangladesh will play for pride, having lost all four matches thus far.

Published: 04th November 2021 03:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th November 2021 08:29 PM   |  A+A-

Bangladesh cricket team

Bangladesh T20 cricket team in action. (Photo | ANI)

By PTI

DUBAI: Australia skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bowl against an already ousted Bangladesh in their Super 12 Group 1 match of the T20 World Cup here on Thursday.

Australia brought in Mitchell Marsh in place of Ashton Agar while Bangladesh replaced Nasum Ahmed with pacer Mustafizur Rahman.

Australia would look to enhance their semifinal chances with a win while Bangladesh will play for pride, having lost all four matches thus far.

Teams: Bangladesh: Mahmudullah (C), Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman and Shoriful Islam.

Australia: Aaron Finch (C), David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood.



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