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MIRPUR (Staff Report) – United Arab Emirates (UAE) captain Amjad Javed won the toss and elected to bat first in their Asia Cup Twenty20 match against India at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium in Dhaka Thursday.

India, who have already qualified for the final, made three changes to their squad handing over a debut to Pawan Negi and bringing in Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harbhajan Singh for Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ashish Nehra. The UAE brought back Qadeer Ahmed for Usman Mushtaq.

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India Squad:

MS Dhoni (c), Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh​, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandran Ashwin, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Pawan Negi.

UAE Squad:

Amjad Javed (c), Swapnil Patil, Rohan Mustafa, Muhammad Kaleem, Mohammad Shahzad, Shaiman Anwar, Mohammad Usman, Mohammad Naveed, Saqlain Haider, Ahmed Raza, Qadeer Ahmed, Usman Mushtaq, Fahad Tariq, Farhan Ahmed, Zaheer Maqsood.