IND vs BAN: Taskin Ahmed, Bangladesh’s KEY weapon returns for Take a look at sequence vs India, examine full squad right here | Cricket Information

Bangladesh’s key weapon in bowling, Taskin Ahmed will return for the Take a look at sequence in opposition to India, because the cricket authority of the nation introduced the 17-member squad on Thursday (December 8). Zakir Hasan, a left-handed batter, has additionally acquired his first call-up whereas Mushfiqur Rahim, and Yasir Ali have all returned to Bangladesh’s squad for the primary Take a look at in opposition to India, which begins in Chattogram on December 14. Yasir and Taskin have been injured whereas Mushfiqur had skipped Bangladesh’s earlier Take a look at sequence within the West Indies to attend the Haj.

The 24-year-old Zakir was chosen for the 17-person staff after scoring 173 runs for Bangladesh A within the opening four-day match in opposition to India A in Cox’s Bazar final week. Regardless of being 9 runs down and on the verge of shedding by an innings, his knock helped Bangladesh A tie the sport. Zakir, a wicket-keeper who bats within the high order, amassed essentially the most runs this season in Bangladesh’s first-class Nationwide Cricket League (442 at 56.25).

“Zakir has been on our radar for the final 5 years. He was within the Excessive-Efficiency unit for 4 of these years, and this season he was the best scorer in first-class cricket. He performed a great knock in opposition to India-A final week. It saved the sport. Selector Abdur Razzak, with Bangladesh A aspect, witnessed the sport and it appears Zakir is ready for the best stage,” stated Bangladesh`s chief selector Minhajul Abedin as quoted by ESPNcricinfo.

The distinguished gamers absent from the Take a look at squad, which will likely be led by Shakib Al Hasan, contains Tamim Iqbal, who missed the ODI sequence as a result of a groin damage, Mosaddek Hossain, and Mustafizur Rahman.

Yasir returns to the Take a look at format after a prolonged hiatus because of the damage he sustained throughout the tour of South Africa in March and April, whereas Mushfiqur`s comeback is a big enhance for Bangladesh. Together with three spinners Shakib, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, and Taijul Islam, the hosts have chosen to discipline a aspect that features 5 quick bowlers.

Bangladesh will attempt to pull off an upset after upsetting the guests within the ODI sequence, though the sequence is crucial for India when it comes to their probabilities of qualifying for the World Take a look at Championship. Out of 11 video games, Bangladesh has by no means defeated India in a Take a look at match, shedding 9 and drawing two. The primary check begins on December 14 in Chattogram whereas the second check will happen in Dhaka from December 22.

Take a look at squad: Mahmudul Hasan Pleasure, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque, Yasir Ali, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan (capt), Litton Das, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Khaled Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Zakir Hasan, Rejaur Rahman Raja and Anamul Haque (With ANI inputs)

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