18 membered squad announced for New Zealand series
CRICDOT DESK : Amid the ongoing series against Pakistan, The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced a 18-member Test squad for of the New Zealand tour for which team tigers will leave on 9 december.
Previously it was speculated that Opener Saif Hasan might not be considered in squad as he failed to fulfill expectations and he is not in the squad announced by the cricket board as The young opener, who played in the Chittagong Test, did not get a chance in the Dhaka Test due to illness. This time Saif Hasan did not get a place in the New Zealand tour team.
Aa per pre schedule , Bangladesh will play two Test matches in New Zealand at the beginning of January. The first Test of the series will start on January 5 at the Oval. The second Test of the series will start on January 13 at Hegley Oval in Christchurch.
Bangladesh team: Mominul Haque Sourav (captain), Sadman Islam Anik, Nazmul Hossain Shant, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Kumar Das, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Yasir Ali Rabbi, Mehedi Hasan Miraj, Taizul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Abu Zayed Rahi. , Ebadat Hossain, Shariful Islam, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Shahidul Islam, Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Mohammad Naeem Sheikh.