Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal (l).

Skilled opener Tamim Iqbal has opted out of Bangladesh’s upcoming tour of India as his spouse is due with their second little one.

Imrul Kayes has been added to the restricted overs squad as his substitute, however whether or not Kayes will keep on to fill in for the Check collection too stays unclear.

Iqbal had earlier knowledgeable the BCB that he may need to skip the second Check, in Kolkata from November 22, to be along with his spouse. Nonetheless, he has now determined to keep at dwelling for the weeks heading up to the supply date too.

The southpaw had beforehand requested a break from all cricket and because of this missed Bangladesh’s dwelling Check towards Afghanistan and the T20I tri-collection involving Zimbabwe and Afghanistan final month. He made a return to first-class cricket on October 10, enjoying for the Chittagong Division towards Dhaka Metro within the Nationwide Cricket League, earlier than choosing up a rib harm.

His final worldwide look was within the three-match ODI collection in July towards Sri Lanka during which the Tigers misplaced all video games. The 30-year-previous had a poor present in that collection, scoring 21 runs in three innings.

Tamim turns into the second participant to miss out on the India tour after Mohammad Saifuddin was dominated out with a again harm.

Bangladesh T20I squad
Shakib Al Hasan (capt), Liton Das, Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Naim, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Aminul Islam, Arafat Sunny, Al-Amin Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Shafiul Islam



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