ZIM vs BAN: Setback for Bangladesh, Rubel Hossain & Shamim Hossain fail to travel to Zimbabwe due to visa issue

Bangladesh Tour of Zimbabwe; ZIM vs BAN: Rubel Hossain, Shamim Hossain fail to travel to Zimbabwe due to visa issue - Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh
Bangladesh Tour of Zimbabwe; ZIM vs BAN: Rubel Hossain, Shamim Hossain fail to travel to Zimbabwe due to visa issue - Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh

ZIM vs BAN: Setback for Bangladesh, Rubel Hossain & Shamim Hossain fail to travel to Zimbabwe due to visa issue – Bangladesh ODI pacer Rubel Hossain and uncapped T20 specialist Shamim Hossain could not travel to Zimbabwe with their team due to visa-related issues. Bangladesh is currently playing a one-off Test match against Zimbabwe. Most of the players in ODI and T20I squad are already in Zimbabwe while the rest left for Zimbabwe on July 8 and July 9. 

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Bangladesh Cricket Board’s cricket operation chairman Akram Khan told Cricbuzz that BCB is hopeful of sending Rubel and Shamim as soon as possible. He also ensured that the duo will be available for the Zimbabwe series. 

“Lot of flights have been cancelled in the recent past so we didn’t want to take any risk and decided to send them as quickly as possible. Rubel and Shamim could not join their teammates due to visa complications but we are confident that we can send them soon and they will be available for the upcoming ODIs and T20Is against Zimbabwe, “Akram Khan told Cricbuzz. 

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On the arrival in Zimbabwe, all the Bangladesh players from the ODI squad were tested negative for Covid-19. 

Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh Full Schedule

One-off Test

7th July, Wed- 11th July, Sun Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, Only Test – Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo 1:00 PM

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ODI series

16th July, Fri Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Harare Sports Club, Harare 1:00 PM

18th July, Sun Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Harare Sports Club, Harare 1:00 PM

20th July, Tue Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Harare Sports Club, Harare 1:00 PM

T20I series

23rd July, Fri Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Harare Sports Club, Harare 2:30 PM

25th Jul, Sun Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Harare Sports Club, Harare 2:30 PM

27th July, Tue Zimbabwe vs Bangladesh, 3rd T20I, Harare Sports Club, Harare 2:30 PM

Bangladesh

Test squad: Mominul Haque (C), Tamim Iqbal, Shadman Islam, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Mahmudullah, Yasir Ali, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Abu Jayed, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadat Hossain, Shoriful Islam

ODI squad: Tamim Iqbal (capt), Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Shoriful Islam

T20I squad: Mahmudullah (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Afif Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Mahedi Hasan, Aminul Islam, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam