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]
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-
|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|