Bangladesh recall Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam to T20I squad

first_img Next Asian News International DhakaSeptember 16, 2019UPDATED: September 16, 2019 16:02 IST Bangladesh Cricket Board axed top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSBangladesh dropped the axe on Soumya Sarkar, who hasn’t had a great run of form recentlyBangladesh have called Rubel Hossain and Shafiul Islam, the two experienced fast bowlersBangladesh are at the second position of the points table in the tri-nation seriesAfter facing a 25-run defeat at the hands of Afghanistan in the ongoing T20I tri-nation series, Bangladesh have tweaked their squad for the rest of the matches on Monday.Bangla Tigers have called Rubel Hossain and Shafiul Islam, the two experienced fast bowlers. Meanwhile, they’ve dropped the axe on Soumya Sarkar, who hasn’t had a great run of form recently, International Cricket Council reported.They’ve also left out off-spinner Mahedi Hasan as well as fast bowlers Abu Hider and Yeasin Arafat, who were yet to feature in any of Bangladesh’s two games so far.Youngsters Najmul Hossain, Aminul Islam, and Mohammad Naim included in the squad.Najmul has represented Bangladesh in the other two formats while he is yet to make his debut in the shortest format. Whereas all-rounder Aminul and opening batsman Naim are yet to wear Bangladesh colours across formats.Bangladesh are at the second position of the points table in the tri-nation series as they lost one game and won one.Squad for the rest of the tri-nation series: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Liton Das, Afif Hossain, Taijul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mohammad Naim Shaikh, Aminul Islam, and Najmul Hossain.Bangladesh will face Zimbabwe in their next match on September 18.Also Read | ICC Test Rankings: Steve Smith builds 34-point lead over Virat Kohli at the topAlso Read | Tri-series, 3rd T20I: Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman lead Afghanistan to historic win over BangladeshAlso See:advertisementFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow BangladeshFollow AfghanistanFollow T20I squad Bangladesh recall Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam to T20I squadBangladesh axed top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar and called up three uncapped players in a further shuffle of their squad for the ongoing tri-nation Twenty20 international.advertisementlast_img

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