U-19 squad named for Asia Cup

The Bangladesh Cricket Board Saturday announced the 15-member squad for the U-19 Asia Cup, to be held in Sri Lanka from September 5-14.

Led by wicketkeeper-batsman Akbar Ali, the young Tigers are scheduled to leave Dhaka for Colombo Tuesday.

Bangladesh in Group B are to face the UAE, Nepal and host Sri Lanka.

The young Tigers will start their campaign taking on the UAE in Colombo Friday.

Bangladesh will face Nepal next Sunday and the Lankans on September 10.

Squad

Akbar Ali (Captain), Towhid Hridoy (Vice Captain), Rakibul Hasan, Mirttunjoy Chowdhury Nipun, Shariful Islam, Tanzid Hasan Tanim, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mohammad Parvez Hossain Emon, Mohammad Shahin Alom, Anik Sarker, Minhazur Rahman Mohanna, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Ashraful Islam Siam, Shamim Hossain and Shahadat Hossain

Stand-by

Hasan Morad, Amit Hasan, Avishek Das, Mohammad Rishad Hossain and Prantik Nawrose Nabil