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Mahmudullah to captain Tigers in first T20i against Lankan

DHAKA, Feb 13, 2018 (BSS)- Mahmudullah Riyad will captain the Bangladesh side in the first T20I against Sri Lankan in absence of Shakib as he could not recovered from a finger injury sustained in the final of the recently concluded ODI series.

Uncapped left-arm spinner Nazmul Hossain Apu has been called up to the squad to replace Shakib.

Squad for first T20:

Mahmudullah Riyad (captain), Tamim Iqbal Khan, Soumya Sarker, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahaman, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, M Saif Uddin, Abu Haider Rony, Abu Jahed Rahi, Ariful Hoque, Mehedi Hasan, Zakir Hasan, Afif Hossain and Nazmul Hossain Apu.