Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the Preliminary Squad of players of 27 men for the upcoming Asia cup and ICC world Twenty20 tournament which is schedule to take in March-April 2016. In the selection of 27 Players, Bangladesh board pick the uncapped player Abu Hider because of brilliant performance recently in the Bangladesh premier League. He became the Leading wicket taker bowlers of BPL 2015 Season.
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Debutant Abu Hider who took 21 wickets in their 12 matches played in the Bangladesh Premier League 2015. A part of this Hider three more cricketers who also give a maiden call in the national team for the upcoming Asia T20 cup and World Twenty20 Cup of 2016. Selected 27 players will attend the training camp which is starting from 3rd of January.
Bangladesh Team not including the their main bowler of Rubel hossain in the preliminary squad because off the calf injury and its take much time to recover. Bangladesh team have to played in asia cup which starting from the 24th February to 6th March 2016 before the ICC t20 World cup.
Bangladesh Preliminary T20 Squad
Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shohag Gazi, Masrafe Bin Mortaza, Imrul Kayes, Mustafizur Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Abu Haider Rony, Nasir Hossain, Al Amin Hossain, Anamul Hoque Bijoy, Shafiul Islam, Mosadek Hossain Saikot, Jahurul Islam, Md Mithun, Shabbir Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Shakib Al Hasan, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Mahmudullah, Md Shahid, Abul Hasan Raju, Saqlain Sajib, Qazi Nurul Hasan, Liton Kumar Das, Shuvagata Hom Chowdhury and Arafat Sunny.