Pacer Rubel, who has played 159 international matches including 28 T20Is, was named as a replacement
Bangladesh all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin has been ruled out of ongoing T20 World Cup due to back injury.
The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 has approved Rubel Hossain as a replacement for Mohammad Saifuddin in the Bangladesh squad, confirmed ICC.
Pacer Rubel who has played 159 international matches including 28 T20Is, was named as a replacement after Saifuddin was ruled out due to a back injury.
Rubel was a reserve as per the allowance for teams to travel with extra players in view of COVID-19 quarantine requirements.
Bangladesh will play against England during their second match of the Super 12 stage on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi.