Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the 14-member BCBI XI to play a three-day practice game against West Indies starting from January 29 in Chattogram.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Nurul Hasan Sohan will lead this team.
Five out of these 14 players are part of Bangladesh’s preliminary squad. They are – Nurul, Saif Hassan, Shadman Islam, Yasir Ali and Khaled Ahmed.
Along with them, BCB included six members of Bangladesh’s U1-9 World Cup-winning squad— Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Akbar Ali, Towhid Hridoy, Shahin Alam, Shahadat Hossain Dipu and Shoriful Islam.
This is the only practice game for the Caribbeans before heading into the two-match Test series starting from February 3 in Chattogram. The second Test will be played in Dhaka from February 11.
BCB XI: Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Akbar Ali, Towhid Hridoy, Mukidul Islam, Shahin Alam, Rishad Hasan, Saif Hassan, Shadman Islam, Yasir Ali, Shahadat Hossain Dipu, Mohammad Naim, Shoriful Islam and Khaled Ahmed
Source: United News of Bangladesh