Media Release : BCB announces three-team 50-over competition featuring top cricketers

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Competitive cricket will return to the country after a gap of six months with a three-team 50-over tournament. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces the competition which will feature National Team cricketers, players from the High Performance Unit and selected members of the 2020 ICC Under-19 World Cup champion squad. The event which starts from 11 October 2020,  is a part of the continuing initiatives of the BCB aimed at a gradual resumption of normal cricketing activities which have been disrupted since March this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The tournament is expected to provide leading and upcoming cricketers the opportunity for some quality competitive cricket in the current situation. The three teams have been named after respective captains Md Mahmud Ullah, Najmul Hossain Shanto and Tamim Iqbal khan. Each team will face each other twice with the top two on points featuring in the final on 23 October. All the games will take place at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur and will be day/night. There will be reserve days for every match. To ensure health and safety standards for Covid-19, the players, support staff, match officials and relevant personnel including grounds and facilities staff will be placed in a bio-secure bubble for the tournament.

SQUADS          

Mahmudullah XI

Md Mahmud Ullah (Captain), Naim Sheikh, Litton Kumer Das, Mominul Haque, Mahmudul Hasan, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Shabbir Rahaman, Imrul Kayes, Hasan Mahmud, Ebadot Hossain Chowdhury, Rubel Hossain, Mrittunjoy Chowdhury Nipun, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Rakibul Hasan, Aminul Islam Biplob.

Standby: Abu Haider Rony, Sunzamul Islam, Hasan Murad

Najmul XI

Najmul Hossain Shanto (Captain), Soumya Sarkar, Saif Hasan, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Mushfiqur Rahim, Towhid Ridoy, Irfan Sukkur, Pervez Hossain Emon, Taskin Ahmed, Mohammed Al-Amin Hossain, Abu Jayed Rahi, Muqidul Islam Mugdho, Nayeem Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Rishad Hossain

Standby: Sumon Khan, Shadman Islam, Tanvir Islam

Tamim XI

Tamim Iqbal Khan (Captain), Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Md Mithun, Shahadat Hossain Dipu, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Akbar Ali, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Md Shaif Uddin, Mustafizur Rahman,

Syed Khaled Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Sk Mahadi Hasan, Taijul Islam, Minhajul Abedin Afridi

Stand by: Shafiqul Islam, Mahidul Ankon, Mehedi Hasan Rana

ITINERARY

DATE MATCH START VENUE
11 Oct. 20 Mahmud Ullah XI vs Najmul XI 13h30 SBNCS
12 Oct. 20 Reserve Day
13 Oct. 20 Mahmud Ullah XI vs Tamim XI 13h30 SBNCS
14 Oct. 20 Reserve Day
15 Oct. 20 Najmul XI vs Tamim XI 13h30 SBNCS
16 Oct. 20 Reserve Day
17 Oct. 20 Mahmud Ullah XI vs Najmul XI 13h30 SBNCS
18 Oct. 20 Reserve Day
19 Oct. 20 Mahmud Ullah XI vs Tamim XI 13h30 SBNCS
20 Oct. 20 Reserve Day
21 Oct. 20 Najmul XI vs Tamim XI 13h30 SBNCS
22 Oct. 20 Reserve Day
23 Oct. 20 FINAL 13h30 SBNCS
24 Oct. 20 Reserve Day for FINAL

Note: All fixtures are day/night