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Tigers include local NZ players for warm-up match

Two 12-member squads have been announced for Bangladesh’s intra-squad 50-over game ahead of New Zealand ODIs.

Tamim Iqbal and Najmul Hossain Shanto will lead the Tamim XI and Najmul XI on Tuesday. The match will be staged at John Davies Oval in Queenstown, the city where the visitors are staying.

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Tamim XI’s strong squad includes two New Zealand players, who will play alongside Mahmudullah Riyad. Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed and co.

Mushfiqur Rahim and Rubel Hossain are two experienced members in Najmul XI squad, that has Liton Das, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz with three New Zealand players.

All-rounder Mosaddek Hossain, who earned a recall to the side for the tour, is missing in both teams.

The match will begin at 11:00 am local time (4:00 am in Bangladesh Standard Time).

Bangladesh departed for New Zealand last month and have completed 14 days of mandatory quarantine. After the completion of such restrictions, the touring party is now free to move in the country.

Warm-up match squads:  

Tamim XI: Tamim Iqbal (captain), Naim Sheikh, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mahedi Hasan, NZ player, Nasum Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Al-Amin Hossain, NZ player.

Najmul XI: Najmul Hossain Shanto (captain), Liton Das, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Saifuddin, NZ player, NZ player, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud, Rubel Hossain, NZ player.

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