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 The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced the squad for the two Tests in Sri Lanka. With the series, Mahmudullah Riyadh was scheduled to return to Test cricket after two years, but did not make the 21-man preliminary squad announced yesterday, reports Dainik Amader Somoy. Bangladesh Test team in Sri Lanka: Muminul Haque, Liton Das, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Sadman Islam, Abu Zayed, Taizul Islam, Nazmul Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Naeem Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadat Hossain, Saif Hasan, Yasir Ali , Shariful Islam, Khaled Ahmed, Mukidul Islam, Shubhagat Home, Shahidul Islam, Nurul Hasan In this 21-member preliminary squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, three undefeated fast bowlers Mukidul Islam Mugdha, Shariful Islam and Shahidul Islam got the place, reports Jagonews24.com.
 Besides, offspinning all-rounder Shubhagat Chowdhury has returned to the national team after a long absence. The 21-member team will fly to Sri Lanka next Monday (April 12). The main squad for the two Tests will be announced after a warm-up match between them.
 The two-match Test series is part of the World Test Championship. However, the series will not affect the overall Test championship. Yet the series is important for both teams.