Monday 4 May 2009 

ICC WT20: Two New Caps In Bangladesh Squad

Bangladesh have named uncapped players Shamsur Rahman and Mithun Ali in their 15-man squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in England later this year.

Bangladesh upset the West Indies to qualify for the second stage of the competition in 2007, and will take on India and Ireland in Group A of the competition in June.

Rahman, 20, is a specialist batsman yet to make his Twenty20 debut in while 19-year-old Mithun is a batsman/wicket-keeper. Left-arm spinner, recently cleared to bowl again in international cricket, is also among the 15 players.

The tournament gets underway in June.

Bangladesh: Mohammad Ashraful (captain), Mashrafe Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal, Zunaed Siddique, Roqibul Hassan, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Naeem Islam, Abdur Razzak, Shahadat Hossain, Syed Rasel, Mahmud Ullah, Rubel Hossain, Shamsur Rahman, Mithun Ali

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