:: Peoples Time Online ::
Bangladesh cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced squads for the tour of New Zealand which includes hard-hitter batsman Sabbir Rahman and paceman Taskin Ahmed.
Off spinner Nayeem Hasan is also included for the series that will be played from February 13.
Pacer Taskin Ahmed also makes the Test squad, for the three-match series against New Zealand that will begin on February 28.
Top order batsman Imrul Kayes, going through a rough patch following a bright series against Zimbabwe, has been excluded from the squad.
BCB chief selector Minhazul Abedin announced the squad through a press conference on Wednesday at the conference room of Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur.
The Tigers will tour to New Zealand next month to play three-match ODIs and three-match Test series against their News Zealand counterpart. The three ODIs will be held on February 13, 16 and 20.
Off spinner Nayeem Hasan also comes in, for the series that will be played from February 13.
ODI squad: Mashrafe Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Saifuddin, Nayeem Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman IN: Nayeem Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman OUT: Imrul Kayes, Nazmul
Islam, Abu Hider, Ariful Haque
Test squad: Shakib Al Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Mustafizur Rahim, Taijul Islam, Khaled Ahmed, Naeem Hasan, Shadman Islam, Liton Das, Tamim Iqbal, Abu Jayed, Taskin Ahmed IN: Tamim Iqbal, Abu Jayed, Taskin Ahmed OUT: Soumya Sarkar and Ariful Haque.