Bangladesh likely XI for first T20
Published: 05:49 PM, 30 June 2022
After being whitewashed in the Test series Bangladesh is going to take on host West Indies for the three-match T20Is starting from July 2. The match will start at 11:30pm Bangladesh time.
Young batsman Yasir Ali Rabbi has been ruled out of the West Indies tour due to injury. All-rounder Mehidy Hasan Miraz has been called up as his replacement.
Meanwhile, Anamul Haque Bijoy has returned to the T20 squad after a long absence. There is also new opener Munim Shahriar who can be seen in the opening with Liton Das.
Nurul Hasan Sohan, who played well in the Tests, can also be seen in the T20 XI. In that case, Mosaddek Hossain may not have a cut in the playing XI. Nasum Ahmed can stay in spin with Sheikh Mahedi. Shoriful Islam along with Mustafizur and Taskin will lead the pace bowling department.
Best possible XI for 1st T20:
Liton Kumar Das, Munim Shahriar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad (captain), Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Nurul Hasan Sohan /Anamul Haque Bijoy, Sheikh Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed.