DHAKA, Bangladesh (Sun, Mar. 11) – Bangladesh have invited Pakistan to bat first after winning the toss in the opening match of the Asia Cup Cricket Tournament.
|Asia Cup Opener: Bangladesh won the toss, elected to field against Pakistan|
Earlier, Pakistan cricket team had a tough training session at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Saturday ahead of their Asia Cup opener against the hosts Bangladesh today (Sunday, Mach 11) on the same venue.
After the evening session; Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq advised his team fellows not to take Bangladesh as an easy opponent because the hosts might be demonstrative at times to upset any world class team, especially playing at their own soil in front of their own cricket-crazy crowd.
Just to refresh the memories; the stats show that total 29 ODI matches between the sides have been played between the same teams. Bangladesh had managed to win just once, and that was a mega upset of the 1999 Cricket World Cup.
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