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Tigers World Cup squad to be announced today

Published : Tuesday, 16 April, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 89
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The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) going to announce the Bangladesh squad ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 today at Press Conference Room of the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka.
The BCB were supposed to declare the squad ahead of the tri-series and the World Cup on April 18 but BCB president Nazmul Hasan meet with selectors and approved the team as the highest body of the country's cricket changed their mind to declare the squad two days ago of the previous schedule.
"Initially we thought that we have to announce the squad within April 18 and it cannot be changed without any injury concerns. But now we have learnt that we can make changes till May 22. We have a tri-nation series which will be finished on May 18. So, we have enough time to observe the performances of players. That's why I told selectors to announce the squad for the time being," BCB president spoke to media on Monday.
Tigers will leave the country on for Ireland on May 1 to receive Irish hospitality accompanying the Windies for a tri-angular ODI tournament before the World Cup. Bangladesh will start their World Cup mission from the Kia Oval on June 2 with the match against South Africa.

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