Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced two XIs of the Tigers to play two One-Day practice matches ahead of their New Year’s international campaign with the seven-match Tri-nation ODI series, starting on January 15 in Dhaka.
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will lead the BCB Green side while Shakib Al Hasan the BCB Red in the preparation matches that will be held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on January 6 and 9, reports UNB.
The Tigers are now on a 15-day conditioning camp, which started at BCB Academy Ground on December 27.
The day-night Tri-nation series comprising Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe will begin on January 15.
BCB Green: Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Kumar Das, Mohammad Mithun, Nazmul Islam Shanto, Nasir Hossain, Mehedy Hassan Miraz, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (Captain), Saif Uddin, Abu Jahed Rahi, Mustafizur Rahman and Nazmul Islam Apu.
BCB Red: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Hoque Bijoy, Shakib Al Hasan (Captain), Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Sabbir Rahman, Sunzamul Islam, Ariful Haque, Taskin Ahmed, Abu Haidar Rony, Rubel Hossain and Abul Hasan Raju.