Ahead of the next three match ODI series against India, Bangladesh suffered a huge blow as fast bowler Taskin Ahmed was ruled out of the opening match to be played on Sunday due to recurring back pain.
According to a report in Cricbuzz, pacer Shoriful Islam has been called up as backup to Taskin in the ODI squad. Taskin, who has picked 22 wickets in 19 ODIs since returning to the Bangladesh squad last year, was widely expected to lead the hosts’ fast bowling attack in the series against. India Because of its great shape in all forms.
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Taskin has been ruled out of the opening ODIs as his back pain has recurred. “We will see his progress before further decisions are taken on his participation,” Minagul Abidin, head of selection team at BCB Bank, was quoted as saying in Thursday’s report.
Apart from Taskin, Bangladesh have more fitness concerns with their regular captain Tamim Iqbal picking up a thigh injury in the warm-up match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on November 30.
“We are waiting for Tamim’s scan report. He was suffering from a hip injury and the doctor asked him to have a scan to decide on his availability.”
The first two ODIs between Bangladesh and India will be held on December 4 and 7 at the Sher-e-Bangla National cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur, Dhaka. The third ODI, previously scheduled to be held in Dhaka, will be played at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS) in Chattogram on December 10.
Currently, India is ranked 4th in the men’s ODI team rankings while Bangladesh is 7th. All ODI matches, which are not part of the ODI World Cup tournament, will be day and night events starting at 12 noon local time.
The tour will also include two Tests under the ICC World Test Championship, at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS) in Chattogram from December 14 to 18, and then at the Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Ground (SBNCS), Mirpur, Dhaka from December 22 to 26. Dec.
She is scheduled to leave India for Bangladesh on December 1 and will leave the country on December 27 after the end of the tour.