Bangladesh Squad declared against Afghanistan
Bangladesh Squad declared against Afghanistan. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced 15-man squad for the 3-match T20I series against Afghanistan. All the matches of the series will be held at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun, India.
This T-20 format series will be held between the two teams for the first time. The three matches will be held on June 3, 5 and 7 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. All the matches will begin at 8:30 pm Bangladesh time.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced 15 member Bangladesh team for this short version series. World famous all rounder Shakib Al Hasan is made captain for the team while experienced Mahmudullah Riyad was named as his deputy.
Bangladesh will face Afghanistan for 3 T20I matches and here are the Tigers squad for the series. pic.twitter.com/RV9l3nvrFv
— Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) May 20, 2018
Opener Imrul Kayes, wicket keeper Kazi Nurul Hasan Sohan and pacer Taskin Ahmed were excluded from the new team. Mosaddek Hossain Saikat came back in the side.
Kazi Nurul Hasan Sohan, Nayeem Hasan and Abul Hasan Raju were made stand by.
The board keeps its faith on most of the cricketers who were back from recently concluded Nidahas trophy in Sri Lanka. Bangladesh team will leave for Dehradun on May 29.
The tigers faced Afghans once in 2014 T20 world cup, where they won the match. Being a war ravaged country Afghanistan is arranging their games making India as their home venue.
1. Shakib Al Hasan (C)
2. Tamim Iqbal Khan
3. Soumya Sarkar
4. Mushfiqur Rahim
5. Shabbir Rahaman
6. Mahmud Ullah
7. Litton Kumer Das
8. Mehidy Hasan Miraz
9. Mustafizur Rahman
10. Abu Hider Rony
11. Rubel Hossain
12. Musaddek Hossain Saikat
13. Nazmul Islam Apu
14. Ariful Haque
15. Abu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi
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