Bangladesh announced World Cup squad, Mashrafe Mortaza to lead the team Bangladesh's 15-member squad announced, selection of Abu Zayed not playing even one ODI
Zayed debuted in Test and T20 last year
Bangladesh's first match will be on South Africa from June 2
Sports desk Bangladesh announced the team for the 12th World Cup in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14. The 15-member team's command will handle the experienced fast bowler Musharraf Murtaza. Shakib Al Hasan has been made vice-captain. Fast bowler Abu Zayed, who has not played one ODI yet, has been included in the team.
Bangladesh Squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019! # CWC19 #RiseOfTheTigers #Tigers pic.twitter.com/pik24tNFGj
– Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) April 16, 2019
Zayed took 11 wickets in five tests
Zayed had debuted in Test and T20 last year, but he could not make his place in ODIs. He took 11 wickets in five Tests. At the same time, he has four wickets in three T20s.
The middle-order batsman has returned to the team of Mosaddek Hussain. They last played in the Asia Cup. He has scored 341 runs in 24 ODIs at an average of 31. His name is 11 wickets too.
In the World Cup, the Bangladesh team will play their first match at South Africa's Kennington Oval on June 2. Earlier, two practice matches will be played against Pakistan (May 26) and India (May 28).
In addition to Bangladesh, New Zealand, Australia and India have declared their team. All countries participating in the tournament have to announce their team by April 23. The tournament will be inaugurated on May 30.
Bangladesh team: Musharraf Mortaza (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah, Mushfikur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan (vice-captain), Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Shabbir Rahman, Mehdi Hassan, Mohammed Mithun, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rehman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mosadek Hussain, Abu Zayed.