Shakib Al Hasan is the only two, ‘Two in One’. His substitution means a left-arm spinner as well as a middle-order batsman. Not having a naturally Shakib means the inclusion of two of those categories. So after Shakib left out of the Asia Cup, after being knocked out of junior junior junior, left-handed batsman Imrul Kayes and left-arm spinner Nazmul Apu got the chance. There is no Shakib in the home series against Zimbabwe so one of the two cricketers to replace. That’s why, instead of 14 people, there will be nothing to be surprised if the 15-member squad is at home. Earlier, Tamim Iqbal, the chief opener of the team, has not been in the home series against Shakib as well as Zimbabwe, who is going to Australia for finger treatment. Now the selectors have to form a team against Zimbabwe without Tamim-Shakib Chief selector Minhajul Abedin Nannur said that the ODI series against Zimbabwe will be finalized within 3-4 days according to the information provided by the team. Yesterday morning, Nannu said, “We will finalize the team by October 11 on board.” How will the team be? Apart from Shakib-Tamim, the other three are Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Mahmudullah Riyadh and Mushfiqur Rahim. They also have fewer injuries. Mashrafe suffers from right thigh in his thighs, as well as thighs in the thighs. Mushfiqur’s pain is old, Mahmudullah also has a minor injury. With the rest of the three pillars resting against Zimbabwe in the country, there is also a buzz about giving opportunity to some potential youngsters. The chief selector calls the buzz as futile and baseless, “There is no scope for Zimbabwe to take series lightly. That is also an important mission. So, we will try to get into the field with the best possible team. So there is no question of resting anyone. ‘
Yet the eyes of the selectors are in Rajshahi’s Mizanur Rahman Mizan. Nannu said, “We will see Mizan knocking.” Besides, I will test the latest situation of Nazmul Shantara. Meanwhile, in the Asia Cup final, Imrul-Soumya will be included in the squad or will be in the squad. If so, then for the formation of the 14-15 team, at least 2-3 people in the Asia Cup have to be dropped. Now the question is who can be dropped? Abu Haider Rony was the fourth fast bowler with Mashrafe, Mustafiz and Rubel. Two pacers may also play on Zimbabwe’s home ground, yet four pacers should be backed up. Mehdi Miraj and Nazmul Apu were in the spinner’s quota, maybe they would. Now there are some who have a look at the batsman. Six pacers and two spinners are almost sure. Outside the 14 teams, if there are 8 and 15 people in the squad, there is no chance for the inclusion of 9 more batsmen. Since Liton Das started to show himself, he is sure to be in his team. Along with Mushfiq-Mahmudullah and Mohammed Mithun who made a couple of half-centuries in the Asia Cup, will also be in Zimbabwe’s home series against Zimbabwe. In the Asia Cup squad outside the four, the batsman was quoted in the quota by Nazmul Hossain Shant, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Mominul Haque, Ariful Haque, Imrul Kayes and Soumya Sarker. Any two of these six will have to be outside. It seems that Nazmul Shant, Mosaddek Saikat and Mominul will have the forehead of any two. It is not said that none of the three could benefit from the Asia Cup.