Litton Das Takes Charge as Captain in Historic Bangladesh vs. Afghanistan Test!

Litton Das will directe The ensuing one-off Test match in Bangladesh and Afghanistan . Shahadat Hussain and Mushfik Hasan the only two uncapped players in the 15-player group that the Bangladesh Cricket Board revealed on Sunday.

They compelled Shakib al Hassan to withdraw from the series due to a finger injury taken during the nation’s tour of Ireland, making Litton das the nation’s 12th Test captain.yt15

Minhajul Abedin, the chief selector for the BCB, told Cricbuzz after the selection took place. “I think he (Litton) has got all the credentials to lead the Test squad . it’s a big honor for him.”

“It’s an opportunity for us to see him as Test leader . We believe he will lead from the front,” said the captain of Litton. Who captained Bangladesh’s ODI team against India in December of last year . He has not had much experience leading on the home circuit.

According to Minhajul, the men were always striving at Shahadat Hossain Dipu of the Chattogram Division and Mushfik Hasan of the Rangpur Division.

Shahadat, a 21-year- old right-handed middle-order batsman, made his first-class debut in 2021. He has scored 1265 runs in 20 first-class games, including two hundreds and ten half-centuries.

Mushfik made his first-class debut in 2022 and caught a lot of buzz immediately. The 20-year-old fast bowler has 49 wickets from 13 games and three five-wicket hauls. Both Bangladesh A players showed exceptional skill in the recent unofficial Test series versus West Indies A.

Shahadat and Musfik were always on our radar because they were both High Performance Unit members . They had been with us since they were in the Under-19 division. If given the chance, we think that they could be working, Minhajul said.

As a result of his undefeated century against West Indies A in the final match of the three-game, four-day rivalry. They are also hopeful that Mahmudul Hasan has overcome his rough patch.

The team called back Taskin Ahmed and Zakir Hasan , and Shadman Islam and Rezaur Rahman were not.

Despite Taskin Ahmed’s recent return from a side injury that kept him from engaging in the three ODIs and Test series against Ireland, Bangladesh chose to field him.

Chandika Hathurusingha, who had just arrived in Dhaka the day before (June 3), led the hosts’ dig on Sunday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium to get efforts for the series, which will start at SBNS on June 14. During this time the right-arm fast bowler bowled for the first time at full strength.

Minhajul says , He thinks (Taskin) will get fit before the Test.

For the next two weeks, BCB hired Allan Brown to serve as a mind trainer. On Sunday, he met with certain players to begin his duties.

Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Shahadat Hossain Dipu, Tamim Iqbal, Zakir Hasan, Mominul Haque Showrab, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Syed Khaled Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain Chowdhury, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, and Mushfik Hasan join the other participants.

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