Tamim, Rubel to miss flight for visa complications

Tamim Iqbal and Rubel Hossain are going to miss the team accompaniment towards Dubai on account of visa complications. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ যেতে পারলেন না তামিম এবং রুবেল]

Tamim, Rubel to miss flight for visa complications

Bangladesh national cricket team are all set to fly to Dubai at 7.30 pm on Sunday in order to participate in Unimoni Asia Cup 2018. Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal and pacer Rubel Hossain will be out of the journey this time due to not having their passport back on time.

Team manager Khaled Mahmud Shujon is also under the fire line of visa complexity and could not fly with the team tonight.

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A trusted source of Bangladesh Cricket Board informed that both Tamim Iqbal and Rubel Hossain will have their passport by Monday and could join with the team in coming Tuesday or Wednesday.

Vice-captain Shakib Al Hasan will join with the team directly from United States where he has been in a family vacation.

Last moment inclusion of Mominul Haque fattened Bangladesh squad to sixteen members in total.

Bangladesh will open their Asia Cup account on September 15 against Sri Lanka.

The high voltage India Pakistan clash is scheduled to take place on September 19.

In a latest development International Cricket Council has accorded one day status to all the matches of the forthcoming Asia Cup.

Bangladesh squad for Asia Cup: Mashrafe bin Mortaza (captain), Shakib Al Hasan (Vice-captain), Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Mithun, Litton Kumar Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mominul Haque, Ariful Haque, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Nazmul Islam Apu, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman and Abu Hider Rony.

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