• Friday, Dec 13, 2019
  • Last Update : 05:07 pm

Mominul new Test captain, Mahmudullah to lead in T20Is against India

  • Published at 02:35 am October 30th, 2019
Tigers
The BCB declared Mahmudullah as the stand-in captain for the three India T20Is and Mominul Haque was selected as the interim Test skipper for the two Test matches

The changes occurred as regular captain Shakib al Hasan was handed a ban by the International Cricket Council from all forms of cricket for a period of two years, with one year of that period being suspended, after the ace all-rounder accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code Tuesday

Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced Mahmudullah as the new T20I captain and Mominul Haque as the Test skipper for the forthcoming India series.

The changes occurred as regular captain Shakib al Hasan was handed a ban by the International Cricket Council from all forms of cricket for a period of two years, with one year of that period being suspended, after the ace all-rounder accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code Tuesday.

As a result, the BCB declared Mahmudullah as the stand-in captain for the three India T20Is and Mominul was selected as the interim Test skipper for the two Test matches.

All-rounder Saifuddin and opener Tamim Iqbal have also been ruled out due to injury and personal reasons respectively.

Chief selector Minhajul Abedin Nannu announced all the replacement players at the BCB premises Tuesday.

Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam has been included in place of Shakib, pacer Abu Haider Rony has replaced Saifuddin and Mohammad Mithun has been picked in place of Tamim. 

Selectors also declared the Test team for the two matches. 

Uncapped Saif Hasan is the surprise name in the squad while batsman Imrul Kayes and pacer Al Amin Hossain have also been recalled.

T20I squad: Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Naim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Aminul Islam, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Arafat Sunny, Al-Amin Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Shaiful Islam, Abu Haider Rony, Mohammad Mithun and Taijul Islam 

Test squad: Shadman Islam, Imrul Kayes, Saif Hasan, Mominul Haque (c), Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Mithun, Mossadek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Al Amin Hossain and Ebadat Hossain