Mominul added to Asia Cup squad

Mominul Haque has been included into Bangladesh’s Asia Cup squad as number of players in the squad increased to 16. Nazmul Hossain Shanto has been retained in the team. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ এশিয়া কাপের বাংলাদেশ দলে মুমিনুল]

Mominul is back into ODI team first time since 2015 World Cup. ©


Mominul was initially unnamed when Bangladesh’s squad was announced on Thursday (August 30). However, he has been recalled into ODI side after three years since his last participation in 2015 World Cup.

The left-hander’s chance was created when Nazmul Hossain Shanto suffered hand injury during practice session. Although he has not been excluded from the squad.

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Mominul gained selectors’ attentions when he smashed 182 runs in a List A match against Ireland last month. He scored 297 runs in four one-dayers for Bangladesh A.

The Cox’s Bazar-born cricketer finally received his price on Thursday (September 6) when BCB (Bangladesh Cricket Board) extended the squad from 15 men to 16.

Bangladesh squad: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza ( aptain), Shakib Al Hasan (vice-captain}, Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Mithun, Litton Kumar Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Ariful Haque, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nazmul Islam Apu, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Hider Rony, Mominul Haque

Asia Cup fixtures:

Group Stage-

Sept 15: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, Dubai (Group B)

Sept 16: Pakistan vs Qualifier, Dubai (Group A)

Sept 17: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, Abu Dhabi (Group B)

Sept 18: India vs Qualifier, Dubai (Group A)

Sept 19: India vs Pakistan, Dubai (Group A)

Sept 20: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Abu Dhabi (Group B)

Super 4 Round-

Sept 21: 1st Group A vs 2nd Group B, Dubai

Sept 21: 1st Group B vs 2nd Group A, Abu Dhabi

Sept 23: 2nd Group A vs 2nd Group B, Dubai

Sept 23: 1st Group A vs 1st Group B, Abu Dhabi

Sept 25: 1st Group A vs 2nd Group A, Dubai

Sept 26: 1st Group B vs 2nd Group B, Abu Dhabi

Sept 28: Final, Dubai

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