Bangladesh have picked five uncapped players in the squad for the first T20I against Sri Lanka on February 15. Abu Jayed, Ariful Haque, Mahedi Hasan, Zakir Hasan and Afif Hossain are among the seven changes in the side, which also sees the return of Abu Hider after two years.
Tamim Iqbal and Mustafizur Rahman also return to the side after missing the South Africa T20s in October through injuries. Bangladesh have dropped Imrul Kayes, Liton Das, Mehidy Hasan, Shafiul Islam, Mominul Haque, Nasir Hossain and Taskin Ahmed from that side.
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (capt.), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Abu Hider, Abu Jayed, Ariful Haque, Mahedi Hasan, Zakir Hasan, Afif Hossain
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