News International – DHAKA: Bangladesh’s One-day International skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is all set to join the one-day squad for the upcoming three-match series against West Indies a Bangladesh Cricket Board official said on Monday putting to rest the doubts over his participation.

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  • DHAKA: Bangladesh’s One-day International skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is all set to join the one-day squad for the upcoming three-match series against West Indies a Bangladesh Cricket Board official said on Monday putting to rest the doubts over his participation.
  • His participation was under the cloud of uncertainty given that he did not join the squad alongside the other five members of the ODI squad on July 13 due to his ailing wife, whose improvement in condition prompted him in deciding to join the squad.
  • ‘‘Mashrafe is expected to leave tonight,’’ chief selector Minhajul Abedin told Cricbuzz on Monday.
  • ‘’Apparently his wife’s condition is quite stable at present that prompted him to join the squad,’’ he added.
  • Bangladesh begin their ODI campaign with a lone warm-up game against UWI Vice Chancellor’s XI before the three-match series from July 22, which will be followed by a three-match T20I series.


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