<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Mashrafe-Mortaza/news/">Mashrafe Mortaza</a> will led <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/Bangladesh/">Bangladesh</a> for the team's tour of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/sri-lanka/">Sri Lanka</a>, starting July 25, laying rest to speculations of the 35-year-old retiring from the game after the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/2019-ICC-Cricket-World-Cup-2">ICC Cricket World Cup 2019</a>. <p></p> <p></p>However, Bangladesh's star performer at the World Cup <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Shakib-Al-Hasan/news/">Shakib Al Hasan</a> and batsman <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Liton-Das/news/">Liton Das</a> have been granted leave from the tour. Fast bowler <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Abu-Jayed/news/">Abu Jayed</a>, part of Bangladesh's World Cup squad has not been, was not picked for this tour. <p></p> <p></p>Anamul Haque and Taijul Islam have been included in the 14-member squad. Bangladesh's tour comprises three ODIs, starting July 26. The remaining to will be played on July 28 and July 31, all to be played at the R Premadasa stadium in Colombo. <strong>ALSO READ: <a title="As a captain, if I fail to lead the team to expected results, there will always be criticism: Mashrafe Mortaza" href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/as-a-captain-if-i-fail-to-lead-the-team-to-expected-results-there-will-always-be-criticism-mashrafe-mortaza-866851">As a captain, if I fail to lead the team to expected results, there will always be criticism: Mashrafe Mortaza</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>The team will have a three-day camp at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium from 17-19 July before departing for Colombo on 20 July. <p></p> <p></p>On the other hand, the hosts Sri Lanka are yet to announce their squad, but a list of 22 probables for the series has been sent for the approval of Sports Minister Harin Fernando. Meanwhile, <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Dimuth-Karunratne/news/">Dimuth Karunratne</a> has been retained as Captain for the series and he was also invited to attend the Selection Committee meeting which lasted for nearly three hours. <strong>ALSO READ: <a title="Cricket World Cup 2019: Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman, Bangladesh's leaders for the tournament" href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/articles/cricket-world-cup-2019-shakib-al-hasan-and-mustafizur-rahman-bangladeshs-leaders-for-the-tournament-865968">Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman, Bangladesh's leaders for the tournament</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p><strong>Squad</strong>: Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Mithun, Mosaddek Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Anamul Haque, Mehedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin and Taijul Islam.