Bangladesh picked new man Yasin Arafat for T20I series

Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced the 13-man squad Monday for the first two matches of the Tri-nation T20 Tournament against visiting Afghanistan and Zimbabwe.

Uncapped pacer Yasin Arafat Mishu has been picked for the first two matches while left arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman, who was dropped from the lone Test match against Afghanistan, has been recalled in the team.

All-rounder Afif Hossain and spinner and Sheikh Mehedi Hasan, who have played one T20 for Tigers last year against Sri Lanka, have also been recalled.

Bangladesh will play their first match of the series against Zimbabwe at Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla national cricket stadium on Friday. The host will play their next game against Afghanistan on Sunday at the same venue.


Shakib al Hasan (Captain), Litton Kumar Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmud Ullah, Afif Hossain, Musaddek Hossain, Sabbir Rahaman, Taijul Islam, Sheikh Mehedi Hasan, Shaif Uddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Yasin Arafat Mishu