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Hasan Mahmud to miss T20Is series against New Zealand fails fitness test

NZ Vs BAN 1st T20: Hasan Mahmud returns home, will miss the T20I series after failing to regain full fitness. Another setback as 21-year-old fast bowler Hasan Mahmud of Bangladesh Camp is set to return home after being diagnosed.

He was not able to achieve full fitness ahead of the T20I series against New Zealand. Which is going to be from 28th March. Hassan, who is also suffering from a back injury, also missed the 3-match ODI series against the Kiwi team.

BCB said in a statement

The 21-year-old has not trained hard since the first ODI in Dunedin. Nor has he played. “Mahmud departed for Dhaka today with ODI captain Tamim Iqbal. He will continue his recovery under the supervision of the BCB medical team.”

Prelude for New Zealand vs Bangladesh 1st T20

After Kiwi’s 0-3 thrill in the ODI series, Bangladesh will be hoping to turn the fortunes in their favor in the T20 series. But with some big names missing the squad – Shakib al-Hasan and Tamim Iqbal, Bangladesh will have a task on their head to defeat the Kiwis in their backyard.

Bangladesh fast bowler Hasan Mahmud will return home after failing to regain full fitness ahead of the T20 series in New Zealand.

Tamim had already announced at the start of the ODI series. That he would miss the T20I series due to personal reasons. Meanwhile, Mosaddek Hussain has recovered enough from his knee injury to be available for the T20I.

NZ Vs BAN 1st T20: Bangladesh Squad

Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah (c), Liton Das, Mohammad Naim, Soumya Sarkar, Afif Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Al-Amin Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Hasan Mahmud, Shoriful Islam.

NZ vs BAN T20I Schedule

1st T20I – Mar 28, Sun NZ vs BAN
Seddon Park, Hamilton, 06:30 AM

2nd T20I – Mar 30, Tue NZ vs BAN
McLean Park, Napier, 11:30 AM

3rd T20I – Apr 01, Thu NZ vs BAN
Eden Park, Auckland, 11:30 AM

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