Dhaka: Bangladesh have announced their squads for the tour of Zimbabwe where they will face them in a one-off Test, three ODIs and as many T20Is at the Harare Sports Club.
Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who missed the Sri Lanka Tests in April, will make a comeback for the one-off Test, which kicks off the tour on 7 July.
The injured Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, and Taskin Ahmed who are not a part of the currently ongoing Dhaka Premier League are expected to be fit for the tour.
Soumya Sarkar and Mahedi Hasan have been dropped from the ODIs, which form a part of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League, while Rubel Hussain and Taijul Islam return to the mix.
The young all-rounder, Shamim Hossain, is the latest addition to the Bangladesh T20I squad while Aminul Islam also finds a spot.
The experienced lot of Mushfiqur Rahim, Mosaddek Hossain, Najmul Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Al-Amin Hossain, Hasan Mahmud, Rubel Hossain, and Mehidy Hasan has been rested from the T20I team.
After the opening Test, the visitors will play two warm-up fixtures before the white-ball leg of the tour begins.
Mominul Haque (c), Tamim Iqbal, Shadman Islam, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Yasir Ali, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Abu Jayed, Ebadot Hossain, Taskin Ahmed and Shoriful Islam.
Tamim Iqbal (c), Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Nurul Hasan, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Taijul Islam, Shoriful Islam and Rubel Hossain.
Mahmudullah (c), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Afif Hossain, Soumya Sarkar, Naim Sheikh, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Shamim Hossain, Aminul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan and Nurul Hasan