Alexa Tigers begin preparation for tri-series

Dhaka, Sunday   26 January 2020


Tigers begin preparation for tri-series

 Sports Desk Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 03:33 PM, 27 December 2017   Updated: 09:43 PM, 3 January 2018

The Tigers are gearing up to commence for the upcoming challenges of the tri-series, the two Tests against Sri Lanka followed by the two T20 internationals on Tuesday.

It is now almost certain that Khaled Mahmud Sujon may acting as the head coach in the tri-series tournament. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said they are not in a hurry to appoint a new head coach and they will wait for their best options.

The local newspaper reported that Richard Pybus and Phil Simmons completed their interviews with the BCB but BCB said there are no high profile names waiting in their list.

On December 23, BCB declared a 32-member preliminary squad for the upcoming Tri-nation series starting on January 15 in the next year.

Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe will play in the in the seven-match day-night ODI series. After the ODI series Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will play two Tests and two T20Is matches.

Preliminary Squad of Bangladesh team: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Nasir Hossain, Mominul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Sabbir Rahman, Litton Kumar Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Shafiul Islam, Mehidy Hassan Miraz, Mosaddek Hossain, Anamul Hoque Bijoy, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Mithun, Abu Haidar Rony, Nazmul Islam Shanto, Abu Jahed Rahi, Shubhashish Roy, Sadman Islam, Abul Hasan Raju, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Nazmul Islam Apu, Sunzamul Islam, Ariful Haque, Mehedi Hasan and Saif Uddin