Media Release : BANGLADESH-SRI LANKA T20I SERIES 2018: Nazmul Islam Apu replaces Shakib Al Hasan in squad for first T20I

Mahmudullah to captain Bangladesh

Bangladesh Twenty20 captain Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of Thursday’s first match of the Rocket T20 Series at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Mirpur as he has not sufficiently recovered from a finger injury sustained during the ODI series. Mahmudullah will lead the side in Shakib’s absence. Uncapped left-arm spinner Nazmul Islam Apu has been called up to the squad to replace Shakib.

SQUAD FOR FIRST T20 International

Sl. Players
1 Mahmudullah   – Captain
2 Tamim Iqbal Khan
3 Soumya Sarker
4 Mushfiqur Rahim
5 Shabbir Rahaman
6 Mustafizur Rahman
7 Rubel Hossain
8 Md Saif Uddin
9 Abu Haider Rony
10 Abu Jahed Rahi
11 Ariful Hoque
12 Mehedi Hasan
13 Zakir Hasan
14 Afif Hossain
15 Nazmul Islam Apu