All-rounder Shuvagata Hom will lead Bangladesh ‘A’ team in their upcoming tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa, announced the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Friday.
Bangladesh ‘A’ team will leave Dhaka on October 14 for South Africa where they will play two warm-up one-day matches on October 19 and 27 along with a three-day game from October 21 to 23 against Irene Villagers Club.
They will complete the South Africa leg of the tour with a one-day match against Gueteng Strikers on October 29 before departing for Zimbabwe the next day.
Bangladesh ‘A’ will play three one-day matches against Zimbabwe ‘A’ in Harare on November 2, 4 and 6 respectively. The one-day series will be followed by two four-day matches at the Bulawayo Athletic Club.
The first four-day game is scheduled from November 9-12 while the next match will be played from November 15-18.
Squad: Shuvagata Hom (Captain), Soumya Sarkar (Vice-Captain), Sadman Islam, Rony Talukdar, Liton Kumar Das, Sabbir Rahaman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudul Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Mohammed Shahid, Al-Amin Hossain, Abu Jayed Chowdhury, Saqlain Sajib, Zubaer Hossain and Taijul Islam.
-With New Age input