Tamim Iqbal out of Bangladesh’s World Cup squad

Bangladesh will go to the 2023 World Cup without the best batsman in the country’s history because tamim iqbal He has been dropped from the 15-man squad due to a persistent back injury. ESPNcricinfo has learned that Tamim had informed the selectors a few days ago that they should take his back injury into consideration before selecting the final squad.

BCB chief selector Minhajul Abedin said about the boycott, “We all know that Tamim Iqbal has been troubled by injury for a long time. He returned for the New Zealand series. There was a little complaint after the first match. We thought about it.” His injury is a matter of concern if he is not included in the team. We have talked to all concerned parties before taking this decision. We discussed this with Tamim. I can’t tell you what we talked about. We discussed it with the team management, and they didn’t. ‘I don’t want to take risks in a long World Cup campaign. This is a very important event.”

Tamim scored 44 runs 2nd ODI Against New Zealand on 23 September, his first innings in international cricket thereafter went in reverse His decision to retire in July. After this, he was removed from the job due to injury, due to which he had to miss the Asia Cup.

The BCB had initially said that the squad for the World Cup would be announced at 5:45 pm on Tuesday, but the announcement was later delayed until after the third ODI between Bangladesh and New Zealand. A few extra hours fueled speculation that a last-minute change might occur, but that did not happen.

Tamim had said after the New Zealand match that there is still something left discomfort in his backThe team physio was trying to help him recover from this.

The medical team decided to rest Tamim along with several other players of the ODI team for the third match against New Zealand.

“You can’t take risks with some injuries,” Abedin said. “If someone gets injured in the World Cup, it will put the team management in an uncomfortable position. He played the first two matches, but we had to rest him. He had a little pain after the second game. We had considered it earlier Taking decisions.

“Tamim is one of our best players, but injury concerns limit his ability. He was suffering from back pain for a long time, so the New Zealand series was a chance to test his fitness. He played the second game perfectly. Played with, but he didn’t do that.” We will not play the third match. We discussed it with the medical team, after which we took this decision.”

Most of the rest of the players of Bangladesh team can be guessed shakib al hassan In charge as captain. Liton Das’s opening partner will be Tanjeed Hasan while Nazmul Hussain Shanto will be at number three and vice-captain of the team. Shakib, Tauheed Hridoy and Mushfiqur Rahim will form the middle order, while Mahmudullah and Mahedi Hasan will be the middle to lower order batting options.

Mehdi Hasan, who batted at four positions in ODIs this year, will remain a Miraj floater. Mehdi is likely to open in some matches, but his main role has been at number 7.

The pace attack includes Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmood, Mustafizur Rahman and Tanzeem Hasan. Left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed has found himself included in the World Cup squad after some impressive performances in the recent Asia Cup.

The squad includes four players from the U-19 World Cup-winning team from 2020: Hridoy, Shoriful, Tanzid and Tanzim.

His omission from the World Cup squad has almost confirmed that Tamim has played his last ODI for Bangladesh. He has had an illustrious career for Bangladesh, opening for them in all three formats between 2007 and 2020. He is their leading run-scorer in ODIs, and has led the current team to an automatic spot in the World Cup. But after injuries and BCB president Nazmul Hasan’s allegations of unprofessionalism, Tamim retired From international cricket on 6th July.
The next day, the country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked Tamim to reconsider his decision, to which he agreed, but then he needed a long break to recover from his back problem. Tamim left the captaincy In August, BCB appointed Shakib as ODI captain, giving him the responsibility for all three formats.

world cup team: Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, Nazmul Hussain Shanto (vice-captain), Tauheed Hridoy, Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmood, Shoriful Islam, Nasum Ahmed, Mahedi Hasan, Tanjeed Hasan. , Tanzeem Hasan, Mahmudullah

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