[caption id="attachment_836081" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-836081" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Reza-Taskin-1.jpg" alt="Farhad Reza Taskin Ahmed Bangladesh" width="628" height="355" /> Farhad Reza (L) and Taskin Ahmed (AFP Photo)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Injury-hit <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/bangladesh/">Bangladesh</a> on Sunday added allrounder <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/farhad-reza/news/">Farhad Reza</a> and pace bowler <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/taskin-ahmed/news/">Taskin Ahmed</a> to their squad for a three-nation tournament in Ireland in May to prepare for the World Cup. <p></p> <p></p>Taskin in particular will be cover for key bowler Rubel Hossain, who has been suffering from a side injury, and fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman, who is yet to recover from an ankle injury. <p></p> <p></p>"We are concerned because the Bangladesh team is facing some injury problems, especially with their fast bowlers," Bangladesh Cricket Board chief Akram Khan said. <p></p> <p></p>"The World Cup will be a long one, so we decided to take two more players for the Ireland series." <p></p> <p></p>Bangladesh will take on hosts Ireland and the West Indies in the warmup series from May 5-17, before heading to England for the World Cup which starts May 30. <p></p> <p></p>Farhad, who last played a one-day international in 2014, did well in the recent Dhaka Premier League where he claimed 38 in 16 matches. <p></p> <p></p>Taskin was a standout in the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 in January before a ligament injury sidelined him. He was not considered ready when the World Cup squad was announced on April 16. <p></p> <p></p>Bangladesh open their World Cup campaign against South Africa at The Oval in London on June 2.