Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and elected to bat first Friday in the first of three one-day Internationals against Pakistan.
Al Hasan is leading the side in absence of regular captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, who is serving a one-match suspension following the slow over rate issue against India in the quarterfinals of the World Cup.
Bangladesh also left out Mominul Haque and rookie Rony Talukdar from the squad.
Spinner Saeed Ajmal returned to the Pakistan team after remodeling his bowling action, while opener Mohammad Hafeez and fast bowler Junaid Khan also came back to the squad after missing the World Cup.
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Abul Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny, Rubel Hossain.
Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Azhar Ali, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Rizwan, Fawad Alam, Sarfraz Ahmed, Saad Nasim, Wahab Reaz, Junaid Khan, Rahat Ali, Saeed Ajmal.