Bangladesh squad for SA test announced; Tamim, Shakib makes return

Bangladesh Cricketer Tamim Iqbal. File Photo

Bangladesh Cricketer Tamim Iqbal. File Photo

Tamim Iqbal and Shakib al Hasan have been remembered for the crew for the two Tests in South Africa. Tamim will lead the side in the former three-coordinate ODI series with the visit beginning on March 18 in Centurion.

Shakib had before demanded that he was not accessible for the Test series as he needed to be essential for the Indian Premier League. The allrounder anyway went unsold at the sale which made the way for his consideration.

Tamim, who has been battling with a knee injury, last played a Test against Sri Lanka in Pallekele in April 2021. He recuperated adequately before the Bangladesh Cricket League’s one-day contest to get ready for worldwide cricket and furthermore included in the three ODI against Afghanistan, which Bangladesh won 3-0. The ODI crew that played against Pakistan stayed unaltered separated from Khaled’s consideration while in Test crew Fazle Mahmud Rabbi and Mohammad Naim made ready for Tamim and Shakib.

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“After quite a while we are getting our full crew and we are amped up for it,” BCB boss selector Minhajul Abedin told. “The arrival of Shakib and Tamim will normally support us up in the Test design. Khaled Ahmed can bowl quick so we have remembered him for the ODI side.”

There will be no quarantine set up for the guests as they will begin practice from March 14 after their appearance on March 12. The matches will be played from March 18 to April 12 across four settings.

Both the series will figure in with indispensable places in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League and the ICC World Test Championship. Bangladesh are on top in the Super League with 10 successes from 15 matches and 100 focuses clinched. They are seventh in the WTC focuses table with one win and three misfortunes up to this point.

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ODI squad: Tamim Iqbal (Captain), Liton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hassan, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Ebadot Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Syed Khaled Ahmed

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