Dubai: Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in a Super 12 Group 2 match, here on Friday.
Both the teams are entering into the contest unbeaten.
Pakistan beat India and New Zealand in their first two matches, while Afghanistan won against Scotland in their tournament-opener.
Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi (C), Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Shahzad, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Najibullah Zadran, Asghar Afghan, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Karim Janat, Naveen-ul-Haq and Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf and Shaheen Afridi.