News – Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan said he personally instructed selectors and team management to include Mominul, who holds the highest Test average of 46.88 by any Bangladeshi batsman having played a minimum of 20 innings.

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  • Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan said he personally instructed selectors and team management to include Mominul, who holds the highest Test average of 46.88 by any Bangladeshi batsman having played a minimum of 20 innings.
  • SIGN UP NOW >Batsman Mosaddek Hossain made the way for Mominul in the 14-man squad for the first Test beginning August 27, after showing no signs of improvement from an eye infection.
  • Mominul made a vital contribution towards his team’s win over England in their last Test at home in October.
  • He lost his place in Bangladesh’s last Test match in Sri Lanka, which they won by four wickets to finish the two-match series 1-1.
  • Bangladesh have not played a Test against Australia since Ricky Ponting’s team visited the country in 2006, six years after they were granted Test status.


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