The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced its men’s squad for the upcoming tour of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where the Tigers are scheduled to play a two-match T20 International (T20I) series.
However, the team will travel without its regular captain. Shakib Al Hasan As the apex board has allowed them to continue their participation in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2022. Shakib is representing Guyana Amazon Warriors as a replacement. Tabrez ShamsiAlthough the former has yet to make an appearance this season.
Shakib’s absence Nurul HassanWho led the team against Zimbabwe in the T20I leg before returning home due to injury, will captain the team against the United Arab Emirates.
During thisSoumya Sarkar has returned to the T20I setup after representing her team in the home T20Is against Australia last year. Also, the left-handed speedster noisy islam Was also kept in the team along with the leg spinner Rishad HussainWho got the call-up for the first time.
Bangladesh will leave for Dubai on Thursday evening (September 22) and are scheduled to play two T20Is against the hosts on September 25 and 27 respectively. The team is expected to return on September 28 before flying to New Zealand to play in a tri-series involving hosts and Pakistan. The tri-series will begin in Christchurch from October 7.
Bangladesh squad for UAE tour:
Nurul Hasan (capt), Shabbir Rahman, Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Musadek Hossain, Liton Kumar Das, Yasir Ali, Mustafizur Rahman, M Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Hasan Mahmood, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Nasum Ahmed, Shorful Islam, Soumya Sarkar Rishad Hussain.