Bangladesh’s One-Day Worldwide captain and opening batter Tamim Iqbal has been dominated out of a three-match sequence in opposition to India starting in Dhaka on the weekend, officers mentioned on Thursday.
Bangladeshi chief selector Minhajul Abedin mentioned Tamim suffered a groin damage throughout a coaching match on Wednesday and was unlikely to get better quickly.
“He’s positively dominated out of the ODI sequence and probably the primary Check in opposition to India,” Minhajul informed AFP.
Minhajul mentioned the captain for the sequence and a alternative for Tamim can be introduced sooner or later.
The Bangladeshi chief selector mentioned tempo bowler Taskin Ahmed had additionally been dominated out of Sunday’s first ODI because of damage.
“Taskin has been affected by again ache. He is not going to play within the first ODI. We’ll see his health earlier than enjoying him within the remaining matches,” he mentioned.
Left-arm pacer Shoriful Islam has been added to the squad as a backup to Taskin, he mentioned.
India arrived in Bangladesh on Thursday for its first tour there since 2015, which is able to embrace three ODIs and two Checks.
The primary two ODIs shall be held in Dhaka on December 4 and seven, whereas the third is at Chittagong on December 10, after which each side will play two Checks.
Chittagong will host the primary Check from December 14-18, whereas the second Check shall be in Dhaka from December 22-26.
Rain pressured a attract the one Check throughout India’s final go to to Bangladesh, whereas the host gained that yr’s ODI sequence 2-1.