Champions Trophy 2017: Bangladesh announce 15-man squad

Bangladesh have unveiled their 15-man squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 to be held in England in June.

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Dhaka, April 20: Mashrafe Mortaza was today (April 20) named as Bangladesh captain for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 to be held in England in June.

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The 15-man Bangladesh squad was announced on Thursday. The 50-over Champions Trophy will be played from June 1 to 18. Bangladesh have made it to the tournament after 11 years.

A file picture of Mashrafe Mortaza

Bangladesh are in Group A with Australia, England and New Zealand. They face hosts England on the opening day of the tournament, on June 1 at The Oval.

Before Champions Trophy, Bangladesh will tour Ireland to take part in a tri-nation tournament, which involves the hosts and New Zealand. Bangaldesh will leave for England on April 26 and will have a 10-day camp in Sussex.

Bangladesh Cricket Boards operations committee chairman Akram Khan was quoted in local media that the team will play India and Pakistan in warm-up matches before Champions Trophy.

"We will play a tri-series in Ireland next month. Before that, we will have ten days of camp in England. We will play two 50-over contests there, one of them will be against Sussex. We will get four matches to play in Ireland before taking part in the Champions Trophy. We will play two practice matches against India and Pakistan before the tournament starts," Akram said.


Bangladesh squad: Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Sunzamul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam.

Standby: Nasir Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Subashis Roy, Mohammad Saifuddin.


Bangaldesh squad for Ireland tri-Nation series: Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Sunzamul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Nasir Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Subashis Roy.

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