The Bangladesh Under-15 squad and officials pose for a group photograph, Bangladesh Under-15 in West Indies, 2007-08
International U-15 Challenge Competition
Iktedar Nazeef Ahmed to captain Bangladesh Under-15s
April 9, 2008
Bangladesh have named their Under-15 team that will participate in the upcoming International U-15 Challenge Competition in the West Indies.
Iktedar Nazeef Ahmed will captain the 14-member squad, with wicketkeeper-batsman Litton Kumer Das as his deputy.
Eight teams will contest in the tournament, which runs from April 19 to May 4. Besides hosts West Indies and Bangladesh, the other teams involved are Pakistan, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Ireland, Holland, Bangladesh and an ICC Americas team, comprising players from Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands and The Bahamas competing.
Matches will be played in Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guyana, Barbados and St Kitts, and the tournament is the first of its kind since the 2000 U-15 World Cricket Challenge in England that was won by the West Indies.
The tournament has a knockout phase before the league competition begins on April 26.
Bangladesh U-15 squad: Iktedar Nazeef Ahmed (capt), Litton Kumer Das (wk), Mohammad Anisur Rahman, Mehedi Hasan Anik (wk), Ahamedul Kabir, Khaza Khairuddin, Rakin Ahmed, Ratnak Saha, Shihabuddin Ahmed Arpon, Shahariar Islam, Mohammad Didar Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Mohammad Jashimuddin, Mohammad Asif Hasan.