Tigers 15-men squad for T20I World Cup announced

Published Date: 14-May-2024 | 01:53 PM

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced the 15-men squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup with Taskin Ahmed in the team.

The ninth edition of the T20 World Cup is going to be held in the United States and the West Indies on 2-29 June. Gazi Ashraf Hossain Lipu, chief selector of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the squad in a press conference on Tuesday. In-form pacer Taskin Ahmed, who got injured before the fifth T20I against Zimbabwe during the fourth match of the series, has been kept in the squad.  Before the World Cup, Bangladesh have already played a series against Zimbabwe as a preparation which they win by 4-1. They will play another series against the United States which is scheduled to start on 21 May.

Bangladesh will compete in Group D of the 20-nation event alongside Sri Lanka, South Africa, Nepal and the Netherlands. Bangladesh will play their first match against Sri Lanka. These two teams will meet in Dallas on 8 June. The next match will be on 10 June against South Africa. Bangladesh will face off Netherlands and Nepal on 13 June and 17 June respectively.

Bangladesh squad:

Najmul Hossain Shanto (Captain), Taskin Ahmed (vice captain), Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Shakib Al Hasan, Towhid Hridoy, Mahmudullah Riyad, Jaker Ali, Rishad Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Tanvir Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib.



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