Zimbabwe have won the toss and opted to bowl first in the two-match T20I series opener at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Monday.
Before heading to this game, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe faced each other in T20 on 11 occasions where the Tigers won seven of them.
With this game, Mohammad Saifuddin backed to T20I cricket after a layoff of five months due to a back injury.
Before the T20I series, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe played a one-off Test and three ODIs in the ongoing contest with Bangladesh won all of them.
Bangladesh playing XI: Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Mahedi Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (capt.), Afif Hossain, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Saifuddin, Aminul Islam, Shafiul Islam and Mustafizur Rahman.
Zimbabwe playing XI: Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams (capt.), Wesley Madhevere, Richmond Mutumbami, Donald Tiripano, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Chris Mpofu and Carl Mumba.