Bangladesh pick Kapali among World Twenty20 probables
Bangladesh have included a number of new faces in the 30-man probables squad for the upcoming World Twenty20 in West Indies. Significant among them is Alok Kapali, who follows Shahriar Nafees and Aftab Ahmed in getting back to the official fold. The 26-year-old, who made a name for himself by becoming the first centurion of the ICL with Dhaka Warriors, last played for Bangladesh in an ODI against Australia in Darwin in September 2008.
Also in the squad are the uncapped Mohammad Elias, Alauddin Babu, Faisal Hossain Mithun Ali, Shamsur Rahman, Mohammed Sohrawordi, Nazmul Hossain Milon, Jahirul Islam Nasir Hossain, Rony Talukder and Robiul Islam as the selectors have opted for a young look.
Mohammad Ashraful, who was dropped for the England ODIs, has been picked, along with Mashrafe Mortaza, who continues to make a slow recovery from injury.
Squad: Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mashrafe Mortaza, Mohammad Ashraful, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Junaid Siddique, Mahmudullah, Naeem Islam, Shahadat Hossain Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Syed Rasel, Aftab Ahmed, Alok Kopali, Nazmul Hossain, Dolar Mahmud, Mahbubul Alam, Faisal Hossain, Mithun Ali, Shamsur Rahman, Mohammed Sohrawordi, Nazmul Hossain Milon, Jahirul Islam, Nasir Hossain, Rony Talukder, Robiul Islam, Mohammad Elias and Alauddin Babu.