19 January 2011
Mortaza to miss out on CWC 2011
The former captain will not take part in Bangladesh's World Cup campaign
Mashrafe Mortaza will not take part in the ICC Cricket World CUp 2011 due to an injury sustained at a club game.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) named its final squad of 15 for the tournament on Wednesday. Mortaza is still recovering from an injury he sustained during a club game in December 2010.
Senior batsman Mohammad Ashraful has also been named in the final squad. Left-handed opener Shahriar Nafees also makes a return to the squad.
BCB had shortlisted 23 players from the initial provisional squad of 30.
Team: Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Tamim Iqbal (vice-captain), Imrul Kayes, Zunaed Siddique, Shahriar Nafees, Roqibul Hassan, Mohammad Ashraful, Mushfiqur Rahim, Naeem Islam, Mahmudullah, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Nazmul Hossain, Md Sohrawordi
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