Bangladesh (BAN) Team Squad, Player List, Schedule For ICC Champions Trophy 2017 – The skills and fight Bangladesh has shown over the last 18 months are incredible and the hard work has earned them a straight entry into the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. As per the rules, only top eight teams participate in the tournament. For years Bangladesh was lagging behind on 9th position. But the young talents like Sabbir Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah has certainly raised the bar for the team. The team consistently performed well to rise to the 7th position in the ranking by overlapping Pakistan and West Indies. So it is a proud moment for Bangladesh to send their squad to play ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
Bangladesh (BAN) Team Squad, Player List For ICC Champions Trophy 2017
The consistent good performance by Bangladesh has surely raised the hopes and expectations of Bangladeshi fans. Bangladesh has been a tough side to beat in Bangladesh and their recent visit to Sri Lanka also cleared the doubts over their performance overseas. So it will be interesting to see how Bangladesh perform at the upcoming ICC event. Surely Bangladesh would be looking for at least one win on the tour which would create a lot of changes in the Pool A Points Table. Bangladesh Cricket Board has stuck with their top 15 players who have been performing well for last two years. Here is the complete Bangladesh team Squad For ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
|Mushfiqur Rahim||Batsman / Wicket-keeper|
|Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain)||All Rounder|
|Shakib Al Hasan||All Rounder|
|Mosaddek Hossain||All Rounder|
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 – Bangladesh Team Schedule
It is going to be a new experience for a side who has spent most of their cricket on ninth position in ICC Rankings. The debut of Bangladesh in ICC Champions Trophy will create a history and creating upsets would be the aim of this team. Before getting to the main business, Bangladesh team would play Pakistan and India in warm up ties scheduled by ICC on 27th and 30th May. The matches will not hold importance but surely win in such matches also boosts the confidence of team to compete.
|27-May||Bangladesh vs Pakistan||Edgbaston|
|30-May||India vs Bangladesh||The Oval|
Bangladesh has qualified for ICC Champions Trophy for the first time and they will have the honours of kicking off the ICC Champions Trophy against the hosts. With England on 1st June, Bangladesh will play Australia and New Zealand on 5th and 9th June at The Oval and Cardiff respectively. The first match against England will hold lots of importance as a win here against England would open the doors for Bangladesh to rewrite history books.
|1st June||England vs Bangladesh||The Oval|
|5th June||Bangladesh vs Australia||The Oval|
|9th June||Bangladesh vs New Zealand||Cardiff|