Bangladesh premier fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman has been called up for the test series against Srilanka. The first game of the series will be played at Galle International Cricket. The left-arm pacer was out of the series against New Zealand due to hamstring injury. The bowler was overlooked for one-off test as the management considered not fully fit to make a return to five day cricket.
The young bowler has sustained a lot of injuries in the international cricket. Mustafizur Rahman hogged the limelight with mesmerizing performances with the balls.He also showed in his class in the Indian Premier League 2016 that helped Sunrisers Hyderabad clinch their first ever trophy in the competition.
Bangladesh Imrul Kayes will also not take part in the series against Srilanka after injuring his leg against India A side game in India.Mossaddek Hossain has been called up to replace Kayes in the squad for the series against Srilanka.
Squad for Series against Sri Lanka: Mushfiqur Rahim (c), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mustafizur Rahman, Taijul Islam, Mehedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, , Mominul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah ,Mosaddek Hossain, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Subashis Roy, Rubel Hossain.