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Bangladesh squad for ICC U-19 World Cup announced

Mehedi Hassan will lead team in tournament at home next year

Bangladesh squad for ICC U-19 World Cup announced - Cricket News
Mehedi Hassan was named captain of Bangladesh's squad for the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2016.
Mehedi Hassan was named captain of the Bangladesh Under-19 team as the selectors on Sunday (December 27) announced a 15-man squad for the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2016. 

Hassan has played 16 List A matches in which he has scored 251 runs at 17.92. That is apart from taking 17 wickets at 25.58. In nine first-class matches, he has scored 425 runs at 38.63, including a highest score of 80, to go alongside 37 wickets at 22.35.   

Nazmul Hossain will act as Hassan's deputy. Both Hassan and Hossain were a part of the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2014. 

Missing from Bangladesh's previous campaign include Shadman Islam, now 20, who top-scored for Bangladesh with 406 runs, and Liton Das, who has graduated to the senior team. 

The ICC Under-19 World Cup 2016 takes place in Bangladesh between January 22 and February 14.

Squad:
Mehedi Hassan Miraz (capt)
Nazmul Hossain Shanto
Joyraj Sheik
Pinak Ghosh
Saif Hassan
Zakir Hasan
Mohammad Saifuddin
Shafiul Hayat
Saeed Sarkar
Mehedi Hasan Rana
Abdul Halim
Sanjit Saha
Saleh Ahmed Shawon
Ariful Islam
Jaker Ali 

Standby: Munim Shahriar, Mossabbek Hossain Sun, Rifat Pradhan, Qazi Onik Islam.   

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