Bangladesh announce squad for Emerging Asia Cup
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have announced 15-man squad on Thursday for the Emerging Asia Cup which is set to kick-off on December 6. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ এসিসি ইমার্জিং এশিয়া কাপের বাংলাদেশ দল ঘোষণা]
The tournament will be co-hosted by Sri Lanka and Pakistan where 8 teams will battle in two groups for the Asia Cup title. Bangladesh are in Group B with Pakistan, UAE and Hong Kong while Sri Lanka are in Group A with India, Oman and Afghanistan.
Khaled Ahmed, who is currently with the senior team for the 2nd Test against Windies has also been included in the squad along with Nayeem Hasan, who created history on his debut against Windies in the first Test. The duo will fly straight with the emerging team after the second Test match.
The tournament will start with two matches in a day on 6 December and Bangladesh will be up against UAE in Karachi while hosts Pakistan will play against Hong Kong.
Group A: Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, India, Oman
Group B: Pakistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates
Squad: Nurul Hasan Sohan (c) (wk), Mosaddek Hossain (vc), Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mizanur Rahman, Shafiul Islam, Zakir Hasan, Saif Hassan, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Tanvir Islam, Afif Hossain, Naeem Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Qazi Onik Islam, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Mohor Sheikh.
|Thu 6-Dec||Pakistan vs Hong Kong at NSK, Karachi
Bangladesh vs UAE at SG, Karachi
|Fri 7-Dec||Sri Lanka vs Oman at RPICS, Colombo
India vs Afghanistan at CCC, Colombo
Pakistan vs UAE at NSK, Karachi
Banladesh vs Hong Kong at SG, Karachi
|Sat 8-Dec||Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan at CCC, Colombo
India vs Oman at RPICS, Colombo
|Sun 9-Dec||Pakistan vs Bangladesh at NSK, Karachi
UAE vs Hong Kong at SG, Karachi
|Mon 10-Dec||Sri Lanka vs India at RPICS, Colombo
Afghanistan vs Oman at CCC, Colombo
|Tue 11-Dec||Rest Day|
|Wed 12-Dec||Rest Day|
|Thu 13-Dec||SF1: B1 v A2 at RPICS, Colombo
SF2: A1 v B2 at CCC, Colombo
|Fri 14-Dec||Rest Day|
|Sat 15-Dec||FINAL: SF1 winner v SF2 winner at RPICS, Colombo|