For the upcoming Asia cup 2018 at UAE, Bangladesh will be announced their 15 Member squad for the competition. Fast Bowling all rounder Mashrafe Mortaza will be leading the bangladeshi side in the Asia cup Tournaments which begin from the 15 September.
Mithun and Ariful Haque will be included in the line up while Sabbir Rahman and Middle order Batsman Anamul Haque sideline from this tournament.
Surprise thing is Shakib Al Hasan will be included in the Squad as he suffring injury but they said play in this series.
“I have spoken with Shakib in Medina, Arabia and he said that he will do the operation after the Asia Cup. I asked him if it is possible to do the operation after the 2018 Asia Cup – during the series against Zimbabwe. I feel that it will be more challenging at the Asia Cup,” Nazmul said.
In the Opening Day Bangladesh will be face to Sri Lanka on 15th September 2018 at Dubai International cricket stadium. In the Asia Cup Tournament Bangladesh side will be drawn in the Group B so they have to Face Sri Lanka and Afghanistan in the group stage game. As per tournament formula top two teams will go through to next round.
Let’s have a look at the Bangladesh squad for 2018 Asia Cup.
Bangladesh Asia Cup 2018 Squad
Masrafe Mortaza (captain), Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nazmul Islam Apu, Mahmudullah, Mustafizur Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Tamim Iqbal, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Litton Kumar Das, Rubel Hossain, Ariful Haque, Abu Haider Rony.