Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Friday announced a 15-member squad for the High-Performance Unit (HP). They will play a three-match one-day and two-match four-day series against their Sri Lankan counterparts.
Najmul Hossain Shanto, the 20-year-old top-order batsman, will lead HP while Yasir Ali was appointed as his deputy.
On August 18, 21 and 24, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka HP will face each other in the three-match one-day series at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan (BKSP).
After that, they will play the first four-day game in Khulna Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium from August 27 to 30 while the second and final four-day game will be held on September 3 to 6 at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar.
HP one-day squad: Nazmul Hossain Shanto (Captain), Mohammed Saif Hassan, Naim Sheikh, Yasir Ali Chowdhury (Vice-Captain), Afif Hossain, Mahidul Islam Bhuiyan, Aminul Islam Biplob, Jaker Ali, Nayeem Hasan, Yeasin Arafat, Shafiqul Islam, Sumon Khan, Shahidul Islam, Minhajul Abedin Afridi, Tanvir Islam.
Stand By: Manik Khan, Zakir Hasan, Robiul Haque, Fardeen Hossain, Ifran Hossain, Sabbir Hossain, Mehedi Hasan Rana.