Taskin Ahmed took a five-wicket haul against India on debut © AFP
Taskin Ahmed took a five-wicket haul against India on debut © AFP

Dhaka: July 1, 2014

Promising teenage seamer Taskin Ahmed has been named in a 25-man provisional squad and will be joined by leg-spinner Jubair Hossain for the tour of West Indies from August 20 to Sep 13.

Taskin has played two One-Day Internationals but is yet to be capped in Test cricket, reports CMC. The 19-year-old made his debut earlier this month against India, finishing with a five-wicket haul. He took two wickets in the second match.

He will be joined by leg-spinner Hossain, a former national Under-19 player, as the other new face. The squad includes leading stars Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque and world rated all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan. Bangladesh will play three one-dayers, two Tests and one Twenty20.

Provisional squad:

Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Tamim Iqbal, Sohag Gazi, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza, Shafiul Islam, Abdur Razzak, Imrul Kayes, Al-Amin Hossain, Robiul Islam, Mominul Haque, Shamsur Rahman, Muktar Ali, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny, Mithun Ali, Taijul Islam, Marshall Ayub, Jubair Likhon, Shuvagata Hom.