The cricket fans are eagerly waiting for the upcoming two-match Asia XI – World XI series in Bangladesh to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of their Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The two-match series will take place on March 18 and 21, 2020 in Mirpur. Both the games will have international status.
The Asia XI will feature players mostly from Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that no players from their country will take part in the series. Meanwhile, BCCI has confirmed they will allow five top cricketers for the series. Meanwhile, top Indian cricketers are unlikely to travel as they will be busy with international commitments.
Otherwise, top cricketers from other nations are expected to travel Bangladesh for the series which will also witness top cricketers from the globe to turn up for World XI.
We at Cricket Addictor will take a look at the 15-member probable Asia XI squad for the Asia XI – World XI series:
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The senior Bangladeshi batsman has been their leading run-scorer for quite some time now. Opening the innings, Tamim Iqbal has the ability to launch an attack against the bowlers and score runs at a healthy strike-rate.
The veteran batter has been in excellent form in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League and will look to put runs during the exhibition game.