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Aminul axed, Rubel to stay with Bangladesh team

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  • 10th October, 2021 10:01:15 AM
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Aminul axed, Rubel to stay with Bangladesh team

Right-arm pacer Rubel Hossain has been added to the Bangladesh squad as an additional player while Aminul Islam Biplop has been axed for now, who was touring Oman with the team.

The World Cup is set to begin on October 17 in Oman. In the first match, Bangladesh will take on Scotland on October 17. Before that, the Tigers to play two warm-up matches in the UAE.

Rubel and Aminul were travelling with the national team as the additional players. On Saturday, the selection panel of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) axed Aminul and kept Rubel with the team.

“Rubel is staying with the team,” said Habibul Bashar, the national selector. “There are some injury concerns with our pace-bowlers so we decided to keep Rubel in Oman. If we need to, we can play him.”

Bangladesh team is all set to head to Abu Dhabi, UAE on Sunday to play two warm-up matches against Sri Lanka and Ireland before returning to Oman on 15 October for Round 1 of the World Cup.

Bangladesh T20 World Cup: Mahmudullah Riyad (captain), Mohammad Naim Sheikh, Soumya Sarkar, Litton Kumar Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Mohammad Saifuddin, Shamim Hossain, Rubel Hossain