The final announcement from the Bangladesh Cricket Board has been made on 9th Sep 2021. The board has declared their 15-man team for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, which will begin next month in UAE. There was one significant absence with Rubel Hossain being moved to the substitutes. They've called in a few of their more experienced players to bolster their current team.
Mustafizur Rahman will be hoping to put on another great performance in the ICC World Cup with experienced players Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, and Mushfiqur Rahim. During the 2016 T20 World Cup, Mustafizur Rahman got nine wickets at 16.6 and he finished as the third-highest wicket-taker in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Tamim Iqbal, the Tigers' experienced opener, will miss the competition to allow the younger players an opportunity to flourish. Tamim scored (295 at 73.75) the most runs in the 2016 T20I World Cup.
Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah has a wealth of experience. Bangladesh's performance under his command has unquestionably enhanced. Mahmudullah has always been recognized for his calm demeanor on the pitch, especially in the face of difficulties.
Bangladesh T20 World Cup 2021 Squad
- Mahmudullah (capt)
- Mohammad Naim
- Soumya Sarkar
- Liton Das (wk)
- Shakib Al Hasan
- Mushfiqur Rahim
- Afif Hossain
- Nurul Hasan
- Mahedi Hasan
- Nasum Ahmed
- Mustafizur Rahman
- Shoriful Islam
- Taskin Ahmed
- Mohammad Saifuddin
- Shamim Hossain
Opening batters for the T20 World Cup 2021 are Liton Das, Naim Sheikh, and Soumya Sarkar. This is because all of these guys have a lot of experience playing extended innings. Shakib al Hassan, Shamim Hussain, Mohammad Saifuddin along with Afif Hussain, Mushifiqur Rahim, and Nurulhassan will try to give their best in the middle order. It's no secret that Bangladesh has a lot of pacers like Shoriful Islam, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman. This time all other competitors in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will have great difficulty because of this.
On October 4, the Bangladeshi team will depart for Oman in order to play two trial matches. Bangladesh team is full of confidence because they won their last two series against Australia (4-1) and Zimbabwe (2-1). They want to maintain this level of performance in the T20I World Cup.
Bangladesh will be seen in group B along with Oman, Papua New Guinea, and Scotland. They will start their journey with the match against Scotland, then will face Oman and Papua New Guinea at 19 and 21. Bangladesh, regardless of their pool rankings, will be assigned in Group 2 with India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, New Zealand, and another qualifier if they qualify. Bangladesh has been known as a surprising element in the World Cup of any format, and most probably their strategies in this tournament will bring some difficult situations for the other participants.
Other Teams in T20 World Cup 2021