Bangladesh Name Preliminary Squad

Bangladesh in action
Bangladesh will head to the West Indies in August
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Bangladesh have named a 25-man preliminary squad for their upcoming tour of the West Indies in August and September.

They will play three One-Day Internationals, a Twenty20 International and two Tests between 20th August and 17th September.

Uncapped leg-spinner Jubair Hossain is included in the squad despite not having played a first-class match although he has played two Tests and 19 ODIs at Under-19 level.

Joining him is uncapped all-rounder Mukhtar Ali, who recently toured the West Indies as part of the Bangladesh 'A' squad and Taijul Islam, a slow left-armer who was also on that tour but has not yet represented Bangladesh at international level.

All-rounder Ziaur Rahman is the only player who was part of the squad for the recent 2-0 ODI series defeat to India to be left out.

The players will head to Dhaka on Tuesday (1st July) to work with Strength & Conditioning Coach Mario Villavareyen.

Bangladesh preliminary squad: Abdur Razzak, Al-Amin Hossain, Anamul Haque, Arafat Sunny, Imrul Kayes, Jubair Hossain, Mahmudullah, Marshall Ayub, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mithun Ali, Mominul Haque, Mukhtar Ali, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nasir Hossain, Robiul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Shabbir Rahman, Shafiul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan, Shamsur Rahman, Shuvagata Hom, Sohag Gazi, Tamim Iqbal, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed

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