Shanto named to lead Bangladesh ‘A’ in ODIs

Bangladesh ‘A’ cricket team are currently playing four-day match against  Ireland ‘A’ at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. According to the part of Ireland ‘A’ team’s tour of Bangladesh, 5-match ODI series will be played after the one-off four-day match. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ শান্তকে অধিনায়ক করে বাংলাদেশ ‘এ’ দল ঘোষণা]

Prior to the ODI series, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday, has announced a 14-member ODI squad for the first two ODIs against Ireland ‘A’.

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Nazmul Hossain Shanto is named as the skipper of Bangladesh ‘A’ side for the two ODIs of five-match series . He is currently leading the side in the four-day match in Sylhet. In the meantime, BCB has made an inclusion of six national team’s cricketers in the squad of those two ODIs.

Among the cricketers- Tanbir Hayder Khan, Abul Hossain Raju, Abu Haider Rony, Shubhasis Roy were not the part of the four-day match squad but they are called for the first two ODIs.

To be noted, both teams will  shift to Cox’s Bazar from Sylhet at the end of four-day match for the ODI series. The ODI series are scheduled to start from 17 October. Rest of the matches will be held on 19, 21, 24 and 26 October. All of the matches of the ODI series will be staged in Cox’s Bazar. Matches of ODI series are scheduled to begin at 9 am in local time.

SQUAD (for first two one day matches) – Nazmul Hossain Shanto (Captain), Sadman Islam, Al-Amin, Zakir Hasan, Yasir Ali Rabbi, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Sanjamul Islam, Tanbir Hayder Khan, Abul Hossain Raju, Shubhasis Roy, Imran Ali Enam, Mehedi Hasan, Nadif Chowdhury, Abu Haider Rony.

 Series itinerary is given below-

Date Match Venue START Time
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1st One Day Match Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium (SKICS), Cox’s Bazar O9h00
Thursday, October 19, 2017 2nd One Day Match SKICS Academy O9h00
Saturday, October 21, 2017 3rd One Day Match SKICS O9h00
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 4th One Day Match SKICS Academy O9h00
Thursday, October 26, 2017 5th One Day Match SKICS O9h00