The BCB has drafted Shoriful Islam in their 16-member squad for the opening Test of the home series against Sri Lanka, scheduled to begin from May 15. BCB had earlier said that Islam was likely to miss the first game due to a surgery but the board is now confident he’ll regain fitness in time. Shoriful and Taskin Ahmed had returned home from South Africa after the first Test due to their respective injuries.
Bangladesh Squad: Mominul Haque (Captain), Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Najmul Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Litton as, Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Taijul Islam, Mehidy Hasan, Ebadot Hossain, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Nurul Hasan, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Shohidul Islam, Shoriful Islam (subject to fitness)
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