BAN vs PAK: Bangladesh announce 16-man squad for T20I series against Pakistan, Mushfiqur, Shakib not included

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday announced a 16-man squad for the Alesha Holdings T20I series against Pakistan starting from November 19. The side has six changes from the ICC Men’s Twenty20 World Cup 2021 squad.

Mahmud Ullah has been named the captain of the team. Meanwhile, allrounder Shakib Al Hasan and Shaif Uddin are unavailable due to injuries. Litton Kumer Das, Soumya Sarkar, and Rubel Hossain have been left out.

Mushfiqur Rahim has been rested for the T20 international series. Returning to the T20 team are batsman Najmul Hossain Shanto and leg spinner Aminul Islam Biplob. The newcomers are batsmen Saif Hassan and Yasir Ali Chowdhury, pacer Shohidul Islam and wicketkeeper Akbar Ali:

BANGLADESH T20 SQUAD :

Mahmud Ullah (captain), Naim Sheikh, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Aminul Islam Biplob, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Shamim Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Saif Hassan, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Shohidul Islam, Akbar Ali.

BAN vs PAK T20I schedule:

1st T20I: 19 November, Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka

2nd T20I: 20 November, Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka

3rd T20I: 22 November, Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka