Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal returned to the facet on Thursday for subsequent month’s three-match One-Day International sequence towards England.
Tamim missed Bangladesh’s 2-1 sequence win over India in December with a groin harm and was thought-about uncertain for the England conflict after aggravating the issue throughout the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 event.
But chief selector Minhajul Abedin informed AFP that the left-hander had utterly regained his health and can be obtainable from the beginning of the sequence on March 1 in Dhaka.
“There’s no injury concern about him at the moment. We are hopeful he will be available for all three matches,” he mentioned.
The host recalled left-arm spinner Taijul Islam and handed younger batter Towhid Hridoy his maiden call-up to the nationwide facet.
Towhid, a member of Bangladesh’s 2020 Under-19 World Cup profitable squad, impressed within the BPL, scoring 403 runs at 36.63.
“We have been keeping an eye on him for quite some time as he is a member of our high-performance winning squad,” Minhajul mentioned.
Left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed and wicketkeeper-batsman Nurul Hasan have been dropped to make means for Taijul and Towhid.
England will arrive in Bangladesh on February 24 for its first go to to the nation since 2016.
Originally scheduled for final yr’s September-October session, the tour was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The tour will kick off with three ODIs, to be performed at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on March 1 and three and Chittagong’s Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on March 6.
Chittagong will then host the primary Twenty20 worldwide match on March 9 earlier than the groups return to the capital for the remaining two video games on March 12 and 14.
England, the defending world champion in each codecs, is the one facet to register an ODI sequence win in Bangladesh since 2015.
Source web site: sportstar.thehindu.com