Nasir-Shafiul back, Mahmudullah-Mominul dropped

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Nasir-Shafiul back, Mahmudullah-Mominul dropped

Nasir-Shafiul back, Mahmudullah-Mominul dropped

Bangladesh Cricket Board on Saturday announced their 14-member squad for the two-Test home series against Australia.

In the squad, Nasir Hossain and Shafiul Islam added as a new face in replace of Mahmudullah Riyad and Mominul Haque.

BCB announced the squad at its office this (Saturday) afternoon.

The first Test will be start at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium from August 27.

Nasir earned a recall after strong performances in domestic cricket while he also impressed with a half-century during the Bangladesh squad’s recent practice match in Chittagong.

Shafiul had pressed his claims for a recall with a five-wicket haul on the opening day of an intra-squad practice match.

Australia's Test team arrived here on Friday night  two play the two match series. This is Australia's  first Test tour of Bangladesh in more than a decade.

Bangladesh squad
Mushfiqur Rahim (c), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Liton Das, Mosaddek Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Shafiul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman.