Tuesday 18 October 2011 

Bangladesh Overhaul Test Squad

Bangladesh Overhaul Test Squad
Bangladesh Overhaul Test Squad
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Bangladesh have named a 14-man squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies which begins in Chittagong on 21st October.

Former captain Mohammad Ashraful, quick bowler Shafiul Islam and left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak have been left out of the squad which sees batsman Roqibul Hasan and all-rounder Naeem Islam recalled.

Mushfiqur Rahim will lead the side for the first time in a Test on the back of a 1-0 Twenty20 International series win and a 2-1 defeat in the One-Day Internationals.

Shahadat Hossain has been preferred to Shafiul while the squad includes four uncapped players - Nasir Hossain, Suhrawadi Shuvo, Shuvagata Horn and Elias Sunny.

The second Test begins in Dhaka on 29th October.

Bangladesh Test squad: Mushfiqur Rahim (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Roqibul Hasan, Naeem Islam, Nasir Hossain, Shahriar Nafees, Rubel Hossain, Nazmul Hossain, Shahadat Hossain, Suhrawadi Shuvo, Shuvagata Horn, Elias Sunny

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