News International – BD axe Sabbir, Anamul from Asia Cup squad

DHAKA: Bangladesh have dropped batsmen Sabbir Rahman and Anamul Haque from their 15-man squad for the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates next month, a cricket official said Thursday.

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  • BD axe Sabbir, Anamul from Asia Cup squad DHAKA: Bangladesh have dropped batsmen Sabbir Rahman and Anamul Haque from their 15-man squad for the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates next month, a cricket official said Thursday.
  • “Sabbir’s form is really bad, so it was difficult to keep him in the squad.
  • His selection had nothing to do with his disciplinary problems,” Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)’s chief selector Minhajul Abedin said.
  • “We dropped Anamul as he could not fulfil our expectations in West Indies,” he added.Vice-captain Shakib al Hasan will feature despite suggestions he would miss the tournament due to an injured finger.
  • Bangladesh are in Pool B in the Asia Cup alongside Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.


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