Akram Khan, BCB’s cricket tasks boss, said that Rangana Herath will join the Bangladesh Test crew as the twist expert for the impending two-match Test series in New Zealand. The BCB have roped him in for a two-year term.
The previous Sri Lanka spinner, who at first marked an agreement until the finish of the T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman, isn’t a piece of the training staff for the continuous Test series against Pakistan.
“He (Herath) is going to New Zealand and he will be a piece of the group the executives during the two-match Test series,” Akram affirmed.
The initial Test is booked to be played at the Bay Oval in Tauranga, beginning on January 1. The subsequent Test will be played from January 9. Because of isolation unwinding in New Zealand, Bangladesh will likewise get the chance to play two or three two-day practice games.
In the interim, Akram added that they have incorporated the uncapped Fazle Mahmud Rabbi in the 18-part crew for the forthcoming visit as a substitution for Shakib Al Hasan.
BCB prior conceded pass on to the chief all-rounder after he informed them about his inaccessibility for the visit refering to family responsibilities. Rabbi scored 603 runs in 11 innings, averaging 60.30 in the just closed National Cricket League – country’s conventional top notch rivalry.
”Fazle Mahmud will be important for the Test crew as Shakib’s substitution and we have chosen to incorporate him as he is among the runs in the homegrown circuit,” Akram said.