Bangladesh Name Two Uncapped Players for ODIs vs India, Mushfiqur to Lead

Bangladesh Cricket Board has named uncapped Mohammed Mithun and Taskin Ahmed in its squad to face India in three ODIs this month.

updated: June 06, 2014 00:44 IST
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Mushfiqur Rahim will lead Bangladesh in the ODI series against India

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday announced a 15-man national squad for the three-match Sahara Cup ODI series against India. The Indian side arrives in Dhaka on June 13 and the day-night games are scheduled at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur on June 15, 17 and 19 June. Batsman Mohammed Mithun and 19-year-old pace bowler Taskin Ahmed are the uncapped members of the team. The team will be led by the experienced Mushfiqur Rahim.

Chairman of BCB national selection panel Faruque Ahmed said: "We have kept more or less a settled squad but it is also important to get an idea about the kind of back up we have in our hands as we start preparing for the ICC World Cup in Australia-New Zealand.

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