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Mashrafe to lead Tigers in T20 WC

Bangladesh Cricket Board today announced the 15-man squad of the national team for the ICC T20 World Cup with Mashrafe Mortaza as its captain.

BCB selectors Faruque Ahmed, Habibul Bashar and Minhazul Abedin made the announcement during a press conference at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur this afternoon.

Allrounder Nasir Hossain and wicketkeeper-bastman Md Mithun have been recalled to the squad.

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Bangladesh are placed alongside Netherlands, Ireland and Oman in Group A in the first round of the T20 World Cup in India. They will begin their campaign against Netherlands on March 9 in Dharamsala.

Bangladesh Squad: Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyadh, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Al Amin, Taskin ahmed, Arafat Sunny, Abu Haider Rony, Nurul Hasan Sohan, and Md Mithun.

Stand-by: Imrul Kayes, Kamrul Hassan Rabbi, Shubhagoto Hom, and Mukar Ali. 

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