CHITTAGONG: Hosts Bangladesh will square off against Nepal in the qualifying match of the World T20 at Chowdhury Stadium here in Chittagong on Tuesday (today), ARY News reports.
The two sides emerged victorious in their previous matches. Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan by 9 wickets whereas Nepal beat Hong Kong by 80 runs.
The pitch in the match is expected to be slow whereas the temperature will remain warm through out the match.
Bangladesh XI (likely): Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Farhad Reza, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak and Al-Amin Hossain.
Nepal XI (likely): Sagar Pun, Subash Khakurel, Gyanendra Malla, Paras Khadka, Binod Bhandari, Sharad Vesawkar, Naresh Budayair, Basant Regmi, Shakti Gauchan, Sompal Kami and Jitendra Mukhiya.
Afghanistan vs Hong Kong:
The other qualifying match of the day will be contested between Afghanistan and Hong Kong at Chittagong.
Afghanistan XI (Squad): Mohammad Nabi, Aftab Alam, Asghar Stanikzai, Dawlat Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Hamza Hotak, Karim Sadiq,Mirwais Ashraf, Mohammad Shahzad, Najeeb Tarakai, Najibullah Zadran, Nawroz Mangal, Samiullah Shenwari,Shafiqullah, Shapoor Zadran.
Hong Kong (Squad): Jamie Atkinson, Waqas Barkat, Aizaz Khan, Babar Hayat, Mark Chapman, Ehsan Nawaz, Haseeb Amjad, Irfan Ahmed, Roy Lamsam, Munir Dar, Nadeem Ahmed, Najeeb Amar, Nizakat Khan, Kinchit Shah, Tanwir Afzal.