Bangladesh has announced the squad for T20 against Pakistan
BCB(Bangladesh Cricket Board) has announced that Tamim Iqbal and Rubel Hossain have been recalled and are included in the squad for an upcoming series against Pakistan. Tamim has not played international cricket since the 50 overs World Cup and because of his poor form, he had taken a break due to personal reasons. He played his last T20 game in 2018 in the month of December. After that, he got injured due to and got ruled out of the action. But, now he has fully recovered from the injury and decided to make a comeback into the side. He has been cleared medically and he is fit to play for an upcoming series.
Rubel Hossain was also out of the team for a long time. He played his last match against West Indies in 2018 in the month of August in Florida. Hasan Mahmud is included in the squad. He is a 20-year fast bowler. He has played 13 T20 games and he took ten wickets and his average is 37.9 with an economy of over nine. But, he took 24 wickets in nine matches in the first-class cricket which earned him the place in the side. He has been given an opportunity as he is their fastest bowler as of now.
Here is the Squad:
Bangladesh Squad: Mahmudullah, Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Naim, Najmul Hossain, Litton Das, Mohammad Mithun, Afif Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Hasan Mahmud, Al-Amin Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Aminul Islam, Mustafizur Rehman, Shafiyul Islam, Hasan Mahmud.
Bangladesh will play their first T20 game against Pakistan on 24th of January in Lahore. Their next match will be held on the 25th of January in Lahore and the final game will be played on the 27th of January in Lahore. Mushfiqur Rahim has pulled out due to security reasons. Taijul Islam and Arafat Sunny is not included as well.