Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN / AFP
Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN / AFP

Dhaka: Bangladesh Cricket on Tuesday announced its 15-man World Cup squad, which features experienced core and plenty of young players. Shakib Al Hasan, who pulled out from New Zealand tour due to injury issues, is back in the squad as deputy to Mashrafe Mortaza. Bangladesh’s wealth of experience looks complete with Shakib, Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mortaza and Mahmudullah. Moreover, the selectors have also included batting all-rounder Mosaddek Hossain and uncapped Abu Jayed, at the expense of Taskin Ahmed.

Following is the 15-man squad: Masrafe Bin Mortaza (c), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan (vc), Mohammad Mithun, Shabbir Rahaman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Jayed.