Saif Hassan and Sabbir Rahman scored hundreds in the Dhaka Premier League helped Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club and Legends of Rupganj to seal their second win in the tournament over Agrani Bank Cricket Club and City Club, respectively, on Saturday.
Sabbir Rahman was called back into the squad for the Asia Cup last August after over two years despite not much of impressive performances in the domestic circuit.
The Bangladesh T20 team departed for UAE yesterday with hopes of getting their bearings in the shortest form in order in the Asia Cup. Only Anamul Haque Bijoy and pacer Taskin Ahmed did not travel with the squad due to their visas not arriving on time and are expected to travel today.
Following a dismal batting show in the first one-dayer, Bangladesh A batters inspired the visitors to a 44-run victory against West Indies A in the second one-dayer on Thursday at the Daren Sammy Stadium in Saint Lucia to level the three-match series.
The last and only time that the Asia Cup followed the T20 format was in 2016 and after over six years, the upcoming 15th edition of the continental tournament is once again set to be played in the UAE from August 27 in the shortest format.
Bangladesh ‘A’ suffered a horrible batting collapse in their four-wicket defeat against West Indies ‘A’ in the first unofficial ODI of the three-match series at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia on Tuesday.
Batters Soumya Sarkar and Sabbir Rahman may just be in contention for the upcoming Asia Cup in Dubai, slated to be played in UAE from August 27 till September 11.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board today declared two separate squads of the Bangladesh A team who are set to tour the Caribbean in August to play two four-day 'Tests' and three one-day matches against West Indies A.
For most of the Bangladesh team, the World Cup warm-up game against Pakistan being washed out in Cardiff yes-terday was not a big setback, but for Mosaddek Hossain and Sabbir Rahman it was an opportunity missed to stake a claim for a spot in the playing eleven when the Tigers square off South Africa