Dhaka, Sept 12 (UNB) – The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces the final squad of Bangladesh team for the ensuing ACC U19 Asia Cup Bangladesh 2018 beginning here on September 29.
Tawhid Hridoy was named as captain while Shamim Hossain his deputy for U-19 Asia Cup.
Earlier, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced final itinerary for the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) U-19 Asia Cup Bangladesh 2018 scheduled for September 29 to October 7 to be held in Dhaka and Chattogram.
Eight Asian countries-- India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Nepal and UAE, split into two groups, will compete in the 50-over-a-side matches.
Afghanistan, India, Nepal and UAE was placed in Group A while Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Hong Kong put Group B.
The group A matches will be held at BKSP ground in Dhaka while the Group B matches will be played at MA Aziz Stadium and Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram as all the matches of Cox’s Bazar were shifted to Dhaka.
On completion of the group matches, top two teams from each group will advance to the semi-finals. Afghanistan U-19 comes into the tournament as the defending champions from the 2017 edition held in Malaysia.
Bangladesh U-19 team: Tawhid Hridoy (Captain), Shamim Hossain (Vice-Captain), Tanzid HasanTanim, Sajid Hossan Seam, Prantik Nawrose Nabil, Amite Hasan, Akbar Ali, Shahadat Hossain, Rakibul Hasan, Minhazur Rahman Mohanna, Mohammad RishadHossain, Shoriful Islam, Mehedi Hasan, Mohammad Mirttunjoy Chowdhury Nipun, Avishek Das.
Stand by: Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Pritom Kumar, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Asadullah Hill Galib
Fixture of the ACC U-19 Asia Cup 2018
Sept 29 A AFGHANISTAN vs UAE (BKSP 4, Dhaka)
A INDIA vs NEPAL (BKSP 3, Dhaka)
B PAKISTAN vs HONG KONG (MA Aziz Stadium, Chattogram)
B BANGLADESH vs SRI LANKA (Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium)
Sept 30 A INDIAvs UAE (BKSP 3, Dhaka),
B SRI LANKA vs HONG KONG (Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium),
Oct 01 A AFGHANISTANvs NEPAL (BKSP 4)
B BANGLADESH vs PAKISTAN (Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium),
Oct 02. A AFGHANISTAN vs INDIA (BKSP 3),
A NEPAL vs UAE (BKSP 4)
B PAKISTAN vs SRI LANKA (MA Aziz Stadium)
B BANGLADESH vs HONG KONG (Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium)
04 Oct : SEMI FINAL 1
GROUP A CHAMPIONS vs GROUP B RUNNERS UP (Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka
Oct 05 SEMI FINAL 2
GROUP B CHAMPIONS vs GROUP A RUNNERS UP, Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka)
Oct 07 : FINAL (Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka)