BCB President eyes on Anamul for South Africa tour

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With opener Soumya Sarkar and Imrul Kayes consistently flopped in the two match Test series against Australia, a replacement is likely to happen for the forthcoming South Africa tour. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ বিজয়ে চোখ পাপনের]

BCB President Nazmul Hassan Papon said on Friday that the board is now focused on having more right-left combinations in the Bangladesh batting line-up and that’s why Anamul Haque’s name first came to his mind.

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BCB president said: “If Imrul Kayes would have done well, we would have thought of putting him ahead of Soumya Sarkar but that didn’t happen. There isn’t anyone extraordinary coming up in that position, but we are looking for someone.”

“Anamul Haque is an option as a right-hander. You will be surprised to know that I have already mentioned his name to the board the day before yesterday. I think he will be considered. We have to work with a left-right combination.”

Anamul last played a Test match three years ago and couldn’t deliver to mark his spot in the team. He will be all set to grab this golden opportunity and comeback to the team for a time being.

After all, Bangladesh hardly gets any consistent openers and all the pressure mounts on one and only Tamim Iqbal.

– Saif Ahmed Chowdhury

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