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Mosaddek back in Bangladesh T20 squad for Afghan Series

Mosaddek Hossain

DHAKA: The Bangladesh selectors have recalled batsman Mosaddek Hossain to their T20 squad for the three-match series against Afghanistan next month, reports cricinfo. He last played T20 internationals last year in Sri Lanka, and this is his first senior call-up since being dropped after the first Test against Sri Lanka in February.

There was no place for batsman Imrul Kayes, pacer Taskin Ahmed and wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan from the squad that played their previous international assignment: the Nidahas Trophy in March. Imrul and Nurul didn’t play a match in the tournament in Sri Lanka while Taskin was below par.

Batsman Soumya Sarkar, who made just 50 runs in five innings in the Nidahas Trophy, and seamers Abu Jayed – who didn’t get a game in the Nidahas Trophy – and Abu Hider – who didn’t have an impact in the one game he played – have been retained.

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