Bangladesh has been named in the ODI series against the West Indies. Hasan Mahmud has been called up for the ODI team. He has been called upon to do consistently well. He is joined in the ODI series against the West Indies by another fast bowler Shariful Islam and off-spinning all-rounder Mehdi Hasan.
The BCB has given a 16-member squad for the three-match series on Saturday. Shakib Al Hasan is expected to return after overcoming the ban.
Al Amin Hossain and Mohammad Naeem Sheikh have been dropped from the 15-member squad for the last match against Zimbabwe. Mashrafe bin Murtaza and Shafiul Islam were not in the 24-man preliminary squad for the West Indies series.
Taskin Ahmed got the result of hard work. This fast bowler has also returned to the team along with Rubel Hossain.
The majestic government was not in the first two ODIs of the Zimbabwe series for the wedding holiday. Although he returned to the team in the third ODI, he did not play. Naeem, who made his debut in that match, did not bat. This time he lost his place in the team.
Hasan made his international cricket debut in the Twenty20 against Zimbabwe. The 21-year-old fast bowler regularly bowls around 140 km.
In List A cricket, he has taken 20 wickets in 18 matches at an average of 34.55. However, the statistics did not give the impression of his ability. Instinctive speed, swing in both directions, great slower delivery, and understanding the situation, he distinguished himself in bowling. Match after the match is doing well, fascination is spreading in the net.
Shariful was the big hope of the pace attack of the Bangladesh team that won the last U-19 World Cup. He has played at a bigger level before. The year before the Youth World Cup, Bangladesh played for the ‘A’ team on home soil and toured Ireland.
Played in BCB XI. He has also played for emerging teams at home and abroad.
This time he got a place in the ODI team along the path of improvement. The left-arm pacer, who made his debut in first-class cricket in 2016, made his Test debut the following year in List A and T20 cricket. Alohas spread in all three editions.
He has taken 22 wickets in 6 matches in first-class cricket and 48 wickets in 26 matches in List A cricket. 23 in 22 matches in T20.
Meanwhile, Mehdi, who has represented the country in the T20, is all set to make his ODI debut this time. You can say a new ball, in the middle or at the end. Can bat according to the situation. Has the ability to play big shots. The best comes out when the team is under pressure.
The 26-year-old off-spinner has scored 96 runs in 70 matches, including a century and four fifties in List A cricket. He has taken 75 wickets at an average of 33 in off-spin.
Shakib will return to international cricket with this series before the ban is lifted.
Shariful Islam Shariful Islam Taskin has worked hard on fitness during the difficult times of coronavirus. This fast bowler has completely changed himself. Rubel, who won the best bowler award in the President’s Cup, seems to have got himself back. Liton Das and Mustafizur Rahman are on the team. The look of any match can change at any time. It remains to be seen how the team will play under Tamim’s captaincy.
The first ODI will be played on January 20 at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur. The second ODI will be played on January 22 at the same ground. The last match of the ODI series will be played on January 25 at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
Bangladesh ODI Teams: Tamim Iqbal (Captain), Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Nazmul Hossain Shant, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das, Afif Hassan, Taskin Ahmed, Shariful Islam, Hasan Mahmud, Mohammad Saif Uddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehedi Hasan Miraj, Taizul Islam, Mehedi Hasan, Rubel Hossain.