Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced squads for the Zimbabwe tour starting on July 7 with the solitary Test in Harare.
Shamim Hossain Patwary, a right-arm spinner and left-arm batsman, has been called up to the 16-member T20I squad as the only uncapped player.He was one of Bangladesh’s main performers during the U-19 World Cup triumph in 2020 in South Africa.
Nurul Hasan Sohan, the right-hand wicketkeeper-batsman, made a comeback to all three formats for the tour, which consists of one-off Test, three ODIs and three T20Is. Nayeem Hasan, the right-arm spinner, has been added to the Test squad as well. He was out of Bangladesh’s last Test squad during the Sri Lanka tour.
Shakib Al Hasan, Nurul Hasan Sohan and Naeem Hasan have been called up to the Test squad while Mohammad Mithun has been omitted.
Sohan also made a comeback to ODIs along with Taijul Islam and Rubel Hossain while Soumya Sarkar and Mahedi Hasan have been removed from ODIs.
Sohan, the wicketkeeper-batsman, has also returned to the T20I squad along with Tamim and Shakib while Mosaddek Hossain, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mohammad Mithun, Al Amin Hossain, Hasan Mahmud, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Rubel Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim have been omitted from the T20I squad.
The Zimbabwe series will kick off with the one-off Test on July 7 while three ODIs will take place on July 16, 18 and 20 while the T20Is will be played on July 23, 25 and 27 respectively.Test and ODIs will start at 1:30 pm (Bangladesh time) while T20Is will commenced at 4:30 pm (Bangladesh time).
All the matches of this series will be hosted at the Harare Sports Club.
Bangladesh Test squad:
Muminul Haque (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Shdman Islam, Saif Hassan, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Yasir Ali, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mehedy Hasan Miraz, Taizul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Abu Jayed Rahi, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain and Shoriful Islam.
In: Shakib Al Hasan, Nurul Hasan Sohan and Naeem Hasan
Out: Mohammad Mithun.
Bangladesh ODI squad:
Tamim Iqbal (captain), Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mehedy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain and Shoriful Islam.
In: Nurul Hasan Sohan, Taijul Islam, Rubel Hossain.
Out: Soumya Sarkar, Mahedi Hasan.
Bangladesh T20 squad:
Mahmudullah Riyad (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Afif Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Nasum Ahmed, Mahedi Hasan, Aminul Islam Biplob, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed and Shoriful Islam.
In: Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Shamim Hossain
Out: Mosaddek Hossain, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mohammad Mithun, Al Amin Hossain, Hasan Mahmud, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Rubel Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (On leave)