Mahmudullah included in Tigers squad for Zimbabwe Test

Allrounder Mahmudullah Riyad was included in the Bangladesh Test squad for the Tour of Zimbabwe.

The Bangladesh T20 Captain made a return to the Test team after 16 months having played his previous match in February 2020 against Pakistan.

With him, the Test squad now stood to 18 members.

Bangladesh will leave the country for Zimbabwe on June 29 after which they will stay quarantined for some days before starting the series with a two-day practice game, scheduled from July 3-4.

Their only Test in the tour is slated from July 7-11 and three ODIs are scheduled on July 16, 18 and 20. The three-match ODI series is the part of ICC ODI Super League. Then they will take on the hosts for a three-match T20 International series, scheduled to be held on July 23, 25 and 27.

All of the matches will be held in Harare Sports Club as both of the teams will stay in bio-bubble in Harare.

Bangladesh squad:

Test: Mominul Haque (Captain), Tamim Iqbal, Shadman Islam, Saif Hassan, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Abu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadot Hossian Chowdhury, Shoriful Islam, Mahmudullah Riyad.


Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)