Mahmudullah to captain Tigers in first T20i against Lankan
Published : 13 Feb 2018, 23:14:27
Mahmudullah Riyad will captain the Bangladesh side in the first T20I against Sri Lankan in absence of Shakib as he could not recovered from a finger injury sustained in the final of the recently concluded ODI series.
Uncapped left-arm spinner Nazmul Hossain Apu has been called up to the squad to replace Shakib.
Squad for first T20:
Mahmudullah Riyad (captain), Tamim Iqbal Khan, Soumya Sarker, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahaman, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, M Saif Uddin, Abu Haider Rony, Abu Jahed Rahi, Ariful Hoque, Mehedi Hasan, Zakir Hasan, Afif Hossain and Nazmul Hossain Apu.-BSS