BCB to send Liton to Asia Cup if replacement needed
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) might send Liton Das to the Asia Cup if any replacement is needed in the squad.
Liton, who was ruled out of the Asia Cup due to viral fever, has now recovered.
"Liton is now doing fine. There are a few injury concerns in the team [Asia Cup squad]. We need to discuss these injury issues with the team management and find out if any replacement is required," Minhajul told The Daily Star today.
Bangladesh included Anamul Haque Bijoy as a replacement for Liton for the Asia Cup. Bijoy is yet to feature for the Tigers in the six-nation tournament.
However, as BCB has already included a replacement of Liton to the Tigers' Asia Cup squad, the board can not directly add Liton to the squad anymore. The board will have to include Liton as a replacement for someone else in the team.
The Tigers have a few injury concerns in the Asia Cup squad, with Mehedi Hasan Miraz having a back issue, among a few others carrying minor injury concerns.
Bangladesh went with a makeshift opening pair in their last game against Afghanistan yesterday, and the gamble paid off as Miraz scored a century in the Tigers' massive 89-run victory in Lahore. The win also ensured Bangladesh's spot in the Super Four.