Thursday 8 November 2012 

Two Uncapped Players In Bangladesh Test Squad

Two Uncapped Players In Bangladesh Test Squad
Two Uncapped Players In Bangladesh Test Squad
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Bangladesh have trimmed their Test squad to 14, including uncapped all-rounder Sohag Gazi and quick bowler Abul Hasan ahead of the first match against the West Indies.

They had named a 22-man preliminary squad which included six uncapped players and found no place for former captain Mohammad Ashraful.

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Gazi, an off-spinner, has been in fine form in domestic cricket, with a hat-trick and a century to his name this season while Abul impressed during the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.

A number of players in the Test squad including batsman Junaid Siddique and Shahriar Nafees are set to play for the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) XI in a two-day game against the tourists beginning tomorrow (9th November).

The opening Test begins in Mirpur on 13th November before the second Test gets underway on 21st November in Khulna.

Bangladesh Test squad: Mushfiqur Rahim (captain), Mahmudullah, Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Junaid Siddique, Shahriar Nafees, Naeem Islam, Nazimuddin, Nasir Hossain, Elias Sunny, Shahadat Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Abul Hasan, Sohag Gazi

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