BCB names 15-member U-19 squad for SL tour
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 15-member Under-19 squad on Thursday keeping four more names as stand-by ahead of their tour to Sri Lanka to play two four-day matches and five ODIs against Sri Lanka Under-19 team.
Tawhid Hridoy named as skipper while Pritom Kumar, Shahadat Hossain, Avishek Das, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mehedi Hasan are the stand-by players.
The two young sides will engage in the first four-day match from October 16 to 19 at the NCC ground followed by the second one from October 23 to 26 at MCC.
Sri Lanka U-19, who became runners-up in the newly ended U-19 Asia Cup in Bangladesh, will meet with visiting side for five 50-over duals on October 30, November 1, 3, 6 and 9 respectively. The first three ODI matches will be played in Dambulla while the rest two will be hosted by the MCC.
Bangladesh U-19 team will return home from Sri Lanka on November 10.
Tawhid Hridoy (Captain), Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Sajid Hossan Seam, Mohammad Prantik Nawrose Nabil, Amite Hasan, Shamim Hossain, Akbar Ali, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Rakibul Hasan, Minhazur Rahman Mohanna, Mohammad Rishad Hossain, Shoriful Islam, Mohammad Mrittunjoy Chowdhury Nipun, Asadullah Hill Galib, Shahin Alam.
Standby: Pritom Kumar, Shahadat Hossain, Avishek Das, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mehedi Hasan.