Bangladesh have named their squad for the two-Test series against Australia, with Nasir Hossain and Shafiul Islam returning to the fold.
The 14-player squad was unveiled in Dhaka on Saturday afternoon, ahead of the first Test at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium from August 27.
Nasir earned a recall after strong performances in domestic cricket, while he also impressed with a half-century during the Bangladesh squad’s recent practice match in Chittagong.
Bangladesh Test squad: Mushfiqur Rahim (c), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Liton Das, Mosaddek Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Shafiul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman.
The 25-year-old allrounder’s last Test appearance was against South Africa in 2015. Quick Shafiul had pressed his claims for a recall with a five-wicket haul on the opening day of an intra-squad practice match.