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New faces named in Bangladesh ODI squad

A 16-man Bangladesh squad has been named to face Windies in three ODIs. Four uncapped players have been picked in the squad including Nazmul Hossain Shanto and Abu Jayed Rahi’s maiden call-ups.

New faces named in Bangladesh ODI squad
Team Bangladesh. Photo: bdcrictime.com

 

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will lead the side in three ODIs. Shakib Al Hasan will act as vicee-captain after the Tests.

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Abu Hider Rony and Abu Jayed Rahi are yet to make ODI debut. Both of them have played T20 Internationals while Rahi is awaiting a Test debut in Antigua on Wednesday.

Nasir Hossain, Abul Hasan Raju, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mohammad Mithun and Sunzamul Islam are missing from Tigers’ previous ODI squad that played Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in tri-series at home this year. Imrul Kayes also misses out.

Liton Das and Mosaddek Hossain have returned into the ODI line-up. Injured pacer Mustafizur Rahman is in the squad.

Bangladesh’s Test squad is in the Caribbean currently. After playing two Test matches, the tourists will play a warm-up one-dayer in Kingston on July 19. The ODI series will begin on July 22 in Providence, Guyana. The teams will lock horns in a day-night ODI in the second ODI at the same venue on July 25. The third and final ODI will be hosted at Warner Park, Basseterre in St Kitts on July 28.

Bangladesh ODI squad: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (captain), Shakib Al Hasan (vice-captain), Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Liton Kumar Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nazmul Islam Apu, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Hider Rony, Abu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi 1 of 1

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