BANGLADESH CALL UP TWO ROOK­IES FOR SEC­OND TEST

The Sun (Malaysia) - - SPORTS -

BANGLADESH yes­ter­day in­cluded two un­capped crick­eters – Mosad­dek Hos­sain and pace­man Shu­vashis Roy – in their 15-man squad for sec­ond and fi­nal Test against Eng­land. Chief se­lec­tor Min­hajul Abe­din said Mosad­dek was in­cluded as a backup to Sab­bir Rah­man, who has fallen ill af­ter putting up a valiant fight in Bangladesh’s 22-run loss in the open­ing Test that ended on Mon­day in Chit­tagong. Sab­bir was left stranded on 64 as Ben Stokes claimed two wick­ets in three balls to seal the thrilling con­test on the fifth day. “Sab­bir was feel­ing sick af­ter the match. So we needed some­one as a backup in case he can­not play,” said Min­hajul. Mosad­dek, who has a good track record in do­mes­tic first-class cricket, played five one-day in­ter­na­tion­als against Afghanistan and Eng­land but he has yet to win a Test cap.

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