Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) called up 35 cricketers for a conditioning camp ahead of the one-off Test match against Afghanistan and T20i tri series involving Bangladesh, Zimbabwe and Afghanistan. Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was also included in the 35-member long-list though there is no ODI matches in the upcoming series.
The camp will begin from August 19. The players will report to national team strength and conditioning coach Mario Villavarayen.
Afghanistan will arrive in Dhaka on August 30. The one-off Test will take place at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram from September 5. The tri-nation will start from September 13.
PLAYERS FOR CONDITIONING CAMP:
Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Mahmudullah Riyad, Liton Das, Mohammad Mithun, Shadman Islam, Jahirul Islam, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Mominul Haque, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Ariful Haque, Farhad Reza, Abu Jayed, Abu Haider, Taijul Islam, Yasir Ali, Nazmul Hossain, Saif Hasan, Afif Hossain, Nayeem Hasan, Nayeem Shaik, Shahidul Islam, Shafiqul Islam, Yasin Arafat, Mehidy Hasan, Aminul Islam and Ebadot Hossain.