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Bangladesh call-up uncapped Abul Hossain

Reuters
Mar 19, 2012 at 12:32pm IST

Dhaka: Bangladesh have called up uncapped left-arm pace bowler Abul Hossain to replace the injured Shafiul Islam in their Asia Cup squad, a team official said on Sunday.

Shafiul has been ruled out of the tournament after injuring his shoulder fielding in their match against India on Friday.

"Shafiul has damaged some soft tissues and was given 10 days of rest," said chief selector Akram Khan.

Bangladesh call-up uncapped Abul Hossain

Bangladesh have called up uncapped Abul Hossain to replace the injured Shafiul Islam in their Asia Cup squad.

"Raju (Abul Hossain) has already joined the squad and will be available for selection in our next game against Sri Lanka," Akram added.

Bangladesh, who beat India by five wickets, will face Pakistan in the final if they beat Sri Lanka in the final round robin match on Tuesday.

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