BCB announces 14-member squad for two-day practice match vs Sri Lanka

Publish: 7:55 PM, May 7, 2022 | Update: 7:55:PM, May 7, 2022

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday announced a 14-member squad to play a two-day practice match against Sri Lanka at BKSP starting from May 10.

Mohammad Mithun, the right-handed batsman, will lead the BCB XI in this match. Anamul Haque Bijoy, who scored more than a thousand runs in the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League this year, has been added to this team along with Mosaddek Hossain, Saif Hassan, Zakir Hasan and Abu Jayed Rahi.

The Sri Lanka cricket team will arrive in Bangladesh on Sunday morning for a two-match Test series which is a part of the 2021-2023 ICC World Test Championship.

The first Test starts at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on May 15 while the second Test commences at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on May 23.

BCB XI for two-day practice match vs Sri Lanka:

Mohammad Mithun (Captain), Shadman Islam, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Shahadat Hossain Dipu, Zakir Hasan, Saif Hassan, Musaddek Hossain Saikat, Rishad Hossain, Enamul Haque, Mushfique Hassan, Ripon Mondol, Mukidul Islam Mugdho, Amite Hassan, Abu Jayed Rahi