BAN vs IND: Bangladesh ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal© AFP
Bangladesh’s one-day worldwide captain and opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has been dominated out of a three-match sequence towards India starting in Dhaka on the weekend, officers mentioned Thursday. Bangladeshi chief selector Minhajul Abedin mentioned Tamim suffered a groin harm throughout a coaching match on Wednesday and was unlikely to get better quickly. “He’s undoubtedly dominated out of the ODI sequence and probably the primary Take a look at towards India,” Minhajul instructed AFP. Minhajul mentioned the captain for the sequence and a substitute for Tamim could be introduced sooner or later.
The Bangladeshi chief selector mentioned tempo bowler Taskin Ahmed had additionally been dominated out of Sunday’s first ODI as a result of harm.
“Taskin has been affected by again ache. He won’t play within the first ODI. We’ll see his health earlier than enjoying him within the remaining matches,” he mentioned.
Left-arm pacer Shoriful Islam has been added to the squad as a backup to Taskin, he mentioned.
India arrived in Bangladesh on Thursday for his or her first tour there since 2015, which can embody three ODIs and two Checks.
The primary two ODIs can be held in Dhaka on December 4 and seven, whereas the third is at Chittagong on December 10, after which each side will play two Checks.
Chittagong will host the primary Take a look at from December 14-18, whereas the second Take a look at can be in Dhaka from December 22-26.
Rain pressured a attract the one Take a look at throughout India’s final go to to Bangladesh, whereas the hosts gained that yr’s ODI sequence 2-1.
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