Sunday, 4 January 2015

Bangladesh have named their 15-man squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Bangladesh have named their 15-man squad for ICC Cricket World Cup, 2015. Quick bowler Mashrafe Mortaza has been named as the captain with Shakib Al Hasan named his appointee. The squad additionally incorporates all-rounder Soumya Sarkar who has played only one ODI formerly. Sarkar has been in great form in local cricket as of late which reinforced his case.

The World Cup will be played in Australia and New Zealand where the pitches for the most part support pace bowlers more than spin. Bangladesh have four quick bowlers in the squad - Mortaza, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed and Al-Amin Hossain.

Abdur Razzak, the experienced left-arm spinner was excluded and is right now nursing a hamstring injury. Bangladesh are put in Group A in the competition alongside Australia, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Scotland, New Zealand and England. They play their first match against Afghanistan on February 18 however also will  be playing two warm-up games before that.

Bangladesh World Cup squad: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan (vc), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Taskin Ahmed, Al-Amin Hossain, Rubel Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Taijul Islam