Kamrul Islam Rabbi replaces Shafiul Islam in squad for Preparation Camp in Australia and Tour of New Zealand 2016

DHAKA, Wednesday, 07 December 2016

Pace bowler Shafiul Islam has suffered a hamstring injury and has been replaced by Kamrul Islam Rabbi in the 22-man squad for the preparation camp in Sydney, Australia and the Tour of New Zealand 2016. Shafiul hurt his left hamstring during the BPL 2016 Qualifier 1 against Dhaka Dynamites at the SBNCS, Mirpur on Tuesday. An MRI scan today confirmed that the bowler has a Grade 2 hamstring strain which will sideline him for at least three weeks..


The squad will travel in two groups to Australia. The first group of players will leave for Sydney via Singapore tomorrow (Thursday, 08 December) evening while the second group, consisting mainly of squad members who will be involved in the final of the BPL 2016, will leave Dhaka on 10 December.




Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmud Ullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shabbir Rahaman, Soumya Sarker, Mosaddek Hossain Saikot, Nurul Hassan Sohan, Mehedi Hasan Miraj, Shuvagata Hom, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Taijul Islam, Masrafe Bin Mortaza, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Shuvashish Roy, Ebadat Hossain, Tanbir Haydar, Rubel Hossain, Kamrul Islam Rabbi