[caption id="attachment_871726" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-871726" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Shafiul-Islam-Bangladesh.jpg" alt="Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Shafiul Islam." width="628" height="352" /> Shafiul last played for Bangladesh in a one-day international in October 2016 against England in Chittagong. @ AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/bangladesh/news/">Bangladesh</a> on Wednesday added fast bowler <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shafiul-islam/">Shafiul Islam</a> to their squad for the whirlwind three-match one-day international series against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/sri-lanka/news/">Sri Lanka</a> in Colombo as cover with hot weather expected. <p></p> <p></p>Chief selector Minhajul Abedin said: "After the practice match yesterday, the team management felt we might need an additional pace bowler. The condition in Sri Lanka is really hot now." <p></p> <p></p>The visiting Bangladeshi side defeated Sri Lanka Board President's XI by five wickets in Tuesday's warm-up match in Colombo. Set a target of 283, fifties from <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mohammad-mithun/news/">Mohammad Mithun</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/mushfiqur-rahim/news/">Mushfiqur Rahim</a> ensured the visitors remained in control through their chase. <p></p> <p></p>Mithun's 100-ball 91 in particular will certainly please the Bangladesh coaching staff, after he was given a chance in the No. 3 position vacated by <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shakib-al-hasan/news/">Shakib Al Hasan</a>. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/sri-lankas-nuwan-kulasekara-calls-time-on-international-career-871708">Sri Lanka's Nuwan Kulasekara calls time on international career</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Meanwhile, Shafiul last played for Bangladesh in a one-day international in October 2016 against England in Chittagong. <p></p> <p></p>The three matches will be held in rapid succession on July 26, 28 and 31 in Colombo.