Bangladesh Include Shafiul Islam in Squad for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 : Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have announced squad for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
Bangladesh have recalled Shafiul Islam to their 15-man squad for the Champions Trophy.Fast bowler Shafiul Islam, last played a ODI in October last year for Bangladesh.
“Shafiul has been our one of the best bowlers of late, but we could not include him in the squad in recent tours because of fitness concerns,” said chief selector Minhajul Abedin.
The selectors have decided to drop Nurul Hasan, Subashis Roy & Shuvagata Hom from the squad.
Bangladesh will hold a 10-day training camp in Sussex & a tri-series competition against Ireland & New Zealand ahead of the main tournament.
Shakib Al Hasan currently playing the IPL in India & he will join the squad on May 4. Mustafizur Rahman will return to Bangladesh on April 25 & he will join team in Sussex.
Bangladesh will feature in Group A alongside hosts England, Australia & New Zealand in the eight-team event.
BANGLADESH SQUAD: Tamim Iqbal, Somya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Sunzamul Islam, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (c), Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam.
Standby: Nasir Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Subashis Roy, Md. Saif Uddin
Squad for Ireland tri-series: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Subashis Roy, Sunzamul Islam, Nurul Hasan, Mehedi Hasan, Nasir Hossain, Shafiul Islam.