Bangladesh team named for Test series against India
DHAKA: Bangladesh''s cricket selectors on Tuesday named uncapped fast bowler Shafiul Islam in a 14-man squad for the two-Test series against India starting on January 17.
The 20-year-old made his one-day debut in the ongoing tri-series against India and Sri Lanka and replaces injured captain Mashrafe Mortaza in the Test squad.
Shakib Al Hasan will continue to lead Bangladesh in the absence of Mortaza, who is sidelined following knee surgery.
The first Test against India will be played in Chittagong from January 17-21. The second Test starts in Dhaka on January 24.
Bangladesh Test squad:
Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Junaid Siddique, Mohammad Ashraful, Raqibul Hossain, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Shahriar Nafees, Shahadat Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Enamul Hossain, Mahbubul Alam, Shafiul Islam.