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DHAKA (Staff Report) – Bangladesh won the third match of main round 2016 Asia Cup by 51 runs, played between BD and United Arab Emirates (UAE) at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium in Mirpur today (Friday).

The UAE captain Amjad Javed won the toss and opted to field first. Bangladesh set 134 runs target.

Bangladesh made one change, replacing Imrul Kayes with wicketkeeper-batsman Nurul Hasan.

The UAE, who lost to Sri Lanka by 14 runs, brought in Fahad Tariq for Qadeer Ahmed.

Bangladesh:

Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Mohammad Mithun, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Shakib Al Hasan, Nurul Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman and Taskin Ahmed.

UAE:

Amjad Javed (capt), Shaiman Anwar, Ahmed Raza, Rohan Mustafa, Swapnil Patil, Mohammad Naveed, Mohammad Shahzad, Saqlain Haider, Fahad Tariq, Muhammad Kaleem, Muhammad Usman.

Umpires – Anil Chaudhary (IND) and Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI)

TV umpire – Shozab Raza (PAK)

Match referee – Richie Richardson (WI)