Bangladesh rest Mushfiqur Rahim for Pakistan T20Is | Cricket News – Times of India

DHAKA: Bangladesh will rest batsman Mushfiqur Rahim for the three-match Twenty20 International collection in opposition to Pakistan beginning in Dhaka on Friday.
Mushfiqur was beneath fireplace for his beneath-par efficiency within the latest Twenty20 World Cup, having scored only one half-century in eight matches.
Bangladesh had a dismal event, the place they misplaced to Scotland within the qualifiers and did not win a single recreation within the Super-12 section.
They had been pressured to make at the very least six modifications to the squad for the upcoming collection, with all-rounders Shakib Al Hasan and Mohammad Saifuddin dominated out on account of damage.
Batsmen Liton Das and Soumya Sarkar have been dropped for the collection in opposition to the World Cup semi-finalists, in addition to quick bowler Rubel Hossain.
Those recalled to the facet embrace batsman Najmul Hossain Shanto and leg spinner Aminul Islam Biplob.
There had been additionally maiden T20 name-ups for Under-19 World Cup-winning captain Akbar Ali — a wicketkeeper — batsmen Saif Hassan and Yasir Ali Chowdhury, and tempo bowler Shohidul Islam.
Mahmudullah Riyad was retained as captain regardless of the poor World Cup efficiency.
The second and third Twenty20 internationals in opposition to Bangladesh will probably be held on November 20 and 22 in Dhaka.
The matches will probably be day-night time video games, with followers returning to the gallery in Bangladesh for the primary time since March 2020.
Pakistan will even play two Test matches throughout their go to to Bangladesh.
Squad: Mahmudullah Riyad (captain), Mohammad Naim, Najmul Hossain, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mahedi Hasan, Aminul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Shamim Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Saif Hassan, Yasir Ali, Shohidul Islam, Akbar Ali.

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