Bangladesh announce their squad for Afghanistan series: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the squad for the first and second one-day international matches against Afghanistan this September.
The Afghanistan national cricket team will take part in the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh. This much-awaited series between the two Asian cricket giants starts from September 25 at the Sher-e- Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.
The official declaration of the dates of the matches is out. They will be played on September 25, 28 and October 1 between Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
National Team Head Coach Chandika Hathurusinghe said that he has high hopes from this series of 3 ODIs against Afghanistan and the following series against England in a few weeks time. The national team, that is the finalised squad will report on 18 September 2016 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at the morning 9.00am.
Legspinner Jubair Hossain, wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Kumar Das, pacer Kamrul Islam Rabbi and suspended spinner Arafat Sunny have been excluded from this squad in an interesting turn of events.
Bangladesh’s cricket legendary star Mustafizur Rahman will miss the series after undergoing surgery to repair a Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior tear.
Habibul Bashar, a member of the selection panel, said on Tuesday: “The team for Afghanistan series will definitely prove to their mettle. This is the final list. No changes will be made to it. We also pray for Mustafizur’s speedy recovery.”
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Bangladesh vs Afghanistan – Bangladesh Team Squad, Player List
|1||Tamim Iqbal Khan||11||Taijul Islam|
|2||Soumya Sarker||12||Masrafe Bin Mortaza|
|3||Imrul Kayes||13||Shafiul Islam|
|4||Anamul Hoque Bijoy||14||Taskin Ahmed|
|5||Mosadek Hossain Saikot||15||Rubel Hossain|
|6||Shakib Al Hasan||16||Shuvashish Roy Chowdhury|
|7||Mahmud Ullah||17||Mehedi Miraj|
|8||Nasir Hossain||18||Mosharraf Hossain Rubel|
|9||Mushfiqur Rahim||19||Alauddin Babu|
|10||Shabbir Rahman||20||Al-Amin Hossain|