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Soumya-Ripon-Mrittunjoy in Asia Cup squad!

 Sports Desk

 Published: 03:58 PM, 14 August 2022  

Soumya-Ripon-Mrittunjoy in Asia Cup squad!- File Photo

Soumya-Ripon-Mrittunjoy in Asia Cup squad!- File Photo

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced 17-man squad for Asia Cup 20222 on Saturday after many dramas. Shakib Al Hasan was named captain for the Asia Cup and T20 World Cup. Soumya Sarkar, Ripon Mondol, and Mrittunjoy Chowdhury will also go to UAE with the team as stand-by.

Along with the original team of 17 members, BCB chief selector Minhajul Abedin Nannu said that 4 more cricketers will go to Emirates as standby. However, the selectors did not reveal the list of standby players yesterday. 

These names will be known before flying to the Asia Cup. However, a BCB source says that three names have already been confirmed. All-rounder Soumya Sarkar is one of them.

Besides, Ripon Mandal, his fellow U-19 World Cup-winning mate Mrittunjoy Chowdhury has been named as standby.

Bangladesh Squad: Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Anamul Haque Bijoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah Riyad, Sheikh Mahedi, Mohammad Saifuddin, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Ebadat Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Nurul Hasan and Taskin Ahmed.