Razzak, Shahadat recalled for Zimbabwe series
Seasoned bowlers Abdur Razzak and Shahadat Hossain were on Thursday included in a 14-man Bangladesh squad to face Zimbabwe in a one-day series from next week.cricket Updated: Oct 22, 2009 17:07 IST
Seasoned bowlers Abdur Razzak and Shahadat Hossain were on Thursday included in a 14-man Bangladesh squad to face Zimbabwe in a one-day series from next week.
Left-arm spinner Razzak and seamer Shahadat Hossain were declared fit after missing the previous series in Zimbabwe in August which Bangladesh won 4-1.
Shakib Al Hasan, 22, named international player of the year by Wisden magazine this month, will continue to lead Bangladesh in the absence of the injured Mashrafe Mortaza.
Mortaza, who underwent surgery on both knees in Australia in August, has been ruled out of cricket until November 15.
The first three matches against Zimbabwe will be played in Dhaka on October 27, 29 and 31, before the teams travel to Chittagong for the last two games on November 3 and 5.
Bangladesh squad: Shakib Al Hasan (capt), Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Zunaed Siddique, Mohammad Ashraful, Roqibul Hassan, Mahmud Ullah, Naeem Islam, Enamul Haque, Rubel Hossain, Dollar Mahmud, Shahadat Hossain, Abdur Razzak, Nazmul Hossain.