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Thu Apr 24 14:43:50 SAST 2014

Shakib and Shafiul return for Bangladesh

Reuters | 03 July, 2012 08:310 Comments
Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan celebrates the dismissal of William Porterfield of Ireland during the 2011 World Cup match between Bangladesh and Ireland at Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium on February 25, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Image by: Graham Crouch / Getty Images

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and paceman Shafiul Islam returned to the Bangladesh side on Monday in a 15-man squad for a tour of Ireland and the Netherlands.

Batsman Anamul Haque and all-rounder Farhad Reza, who were in the squad for the recent Zimbabwe tour, have been dropped.

Bangladesh will play three Twenty20 internationals against Ireland on July 18, 20 and 21 in Belfast before making a brief visit to the Netherlands. They will then play two T20 internationals against the Dutch and Scotland respectively on July 24 and 25 in The Hague.

Bangladesh — Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Ashraful, Junaed Siddique, Jahirul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Ziaur Rahman, Elias Sunny, Abdur Razzak, Mashrafe Mortaza, Shafiul Islam, Nazmul Hossain, Abul Hasan.

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