Shakib Al Hasan. (Picture by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Pictures)

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has introduced a 15-man squad for the one-off Check versus Afghanistan. The sport will likely be performed from September 5 on the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. Shakib Al Hasan, who was rested for the three-match ODI sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka, has made his comeback. The southpaw will likely be accountable for the nationwide group for the fixture.

Shakib was a stalwart for the Tigers and the group missed him badly in Sri Lanka, shedding the sequence 3-0. Taskin Ahmed additionally returns to the scheme of issues in Check cricket after lacking out the one in New Zealand because of an ankle damage. The speedster final performed within the format approach again in September 2017 however was spectacular within the Dr. Ok Thimmappiah Memorial Match in Bengaluru.

Taskin replaces Mustafizur

He picked up seven wickets within the final two four-day video games after bowling 73 overs. Taskin has changed Mustafizur Rahman within the squad. There’s no Tamim Iqbal, who’s on a sabbatical with a view to handle his workload and kind considerations. Tamim had a fairly tough outing because the skipper in Sri Lanka. Liton Das comes again into the combination after taking a break due to his wedding ceremony.

Mosaddek Hossain has impressed within the limited-overs codecs, together with the World Cup. The all-rounder final performed a Check approach again in January 2018 versus Sri Lanka. Quick bowler Ebadot Hossain earlier was part of the sequence in opposition to New Zealand and he has made the minimize as effectively. It was his present for Sylhet Sixers within the BPL that acquired him within the reckoning.

Aside from with Taskin and Ebadot, Abu Jayed Rahi was additionally chosen. The spin-department is a relatively robust one with the expertise of Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Taijul Islam within the ranks. Nayeem Hasan made a powerful debut final yr and the eyes will likely be on the teen to point out some consistency.

Within the absence of Tamim, the onus will likely be on left-hander Shadman Islam to ship the products. It goes with out saying that the skilled heads in Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah must step up. Mohammad Mithun, Soumya Sarkar and Mominul Haque are the opposite batters within the squad.

Right here is the Bangladesh squad

Shakib al Hasan (C), Soumya Sarkar, Shadman Islam, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Abu Jayed Rahi, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadat Hossain


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