Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com
Bangladesh batter Najmul Hossain Shanto is set to lead the Tigers in their third and final ODI of the three-match series against New Zealand at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday after stand-in skipper Liton Das in absence of regular captain Shakib Al Hasan asked to be rested, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said in a press release on Sunday.
The Tigers are 1-0 down in the series after losing by 86 runs in the second ODI after the first match was washed out due to rain. They will also welcome a host of regular starters. Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed and Shoriful Islam made a return after being rested for the first two games.
Alongside Liton, veteran Tamim Iqbal also asked to be rested from the third and final game.
SQUAD: Najmul Hossain Shanto (Captain), Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Zakir Hasan, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Tawhid Hridoy, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehedi Hassan Miraz, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud, Rishad Hossain