Tamim back Bangladesh squad for Pakistan test

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Tamim back Bangladesh squad for Pakistan test

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:01 PM, 1 February 2020   Updated: 07:06 PM, 1 February 2020

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Bangladesh Cricket Board announced 14-men test squad for the first Test against Pakistan which is slated to start on February 7. 

Left-hand opener Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar make come back to the Test. Tamim last played for Bangladesh in Test in March 2019 against New Zealand. Najmul Hossain Shanto and Rubel Hossain Soumya Sarkar also return to the squad.

Bangladesh have dropped Imrul Kayes, Mustafizur Rahman and Mosaddek Hossain, among four changes to the squad for the first Test against Pakistan in Rawalpindi next week. While Mushfiqur Rahim had opted out of touring Pakistan, Shadman Islam and Mehidy Hasan have been ruled out with injuries.

Bangladesh squad: Mominul Haque (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Ebadot Hossain, Abu Jayed, Al-Amin Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Soumya Sarkar.

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