Sports Correspondent: Tamim Iqbal, pacers Taskin Ahmed and Abu Jayed Rahi have been included in the squad as Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced 15-member Test squad for upcoming series against New Zealand.
Spinners Naeem Hasan and Taijul Islam have also been called.
Batsman Soumya Sarker and Ariful Haque have been dropped from the squad.
The series of 3 Tests is scheduled to begin in New Zealand on February 13.
15-member Test squad:
Shakib Al Hasan (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman, Shadman Islam, Mominul Haque, Mehedi Miraz, Liton Das, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Mithun, Abu Jayed Rahi, Naeem Hasan, Khaled Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed.
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