Bangladesh Team Squad for ICC World Cup 2023

Bangladesh Men’s Cricket team falls under the administration of Bangladesh Cricket Board and is a member of ICC. Bangladesh cricket team became an associate member of the International Cricket Council in 1977. Before 1990 football was the most coveted sport in Bangladesh, but as time progressed, Bangladeshis started leaning towards cricket and soon cricket surpassed football as the most popular sport. 

Bangladesh Cricket Team Captain: Shakib Al Hassan

Shakib Al Hassan gained captaincy over the Bangladesh cricket team in 2009. Shakib is considered the greatest all-rounder of all time and is declared the number one all-rounder in ODI and T20I by International Cricket Council.  

Star Player

Shakib Al Hassan is considered the star player of the Bangladesh cricket team. His splendid performance on the field made him the highest wicket-taker and the second-highest run-scorer. Not only is he a splendid player, but Shakib is also one of the best captains the Bangladesh cricket team has ever had. 

Bangladesh Cricket Team Coach: Upul Chandika Hathurusingha

Upul Chandika Hathurusingha a former Sri Lankan cricketer started his coaching career in 2005. Throughout his career, he coached UAE, Sri Lanka, New South Wales, and Sydney Thunder. He started coaching the Bangladesh cricket team in the year 2014. Upul is known as the best coach to have ever trained the Bangladesh cricket team. Through his hard work and training, the cricket team reached amazing heights.  

Bangladesh Team Squad

Bangladesh team did surprisingly well in the Super League and bagged a spot for the ICC Cricket World Cup. Let’s take a look at Bangladesh’s probable Team Squad

Anamul HaqueBatsman
Litton DasBatsman
Mushfiqur RahimWicket Keeper
Yasir AliBatsman
Afif HossainAll-rounder
Mehidy Hasan MirazAll-rounder
Taskin AhmedPacer
Ebadot HossainPacer
Mustafizur RahmanPacer

The team is fairly balanced will all-rounders and pacers. Mehidy Hasan is an excellent addition to the team. He was named Man of the Series for his flawless performance against India. There is no doubt in our mind that this team is coming to the stadium jam-packed with adrenaline to give a flawless performance and take the ICC World Cup trophy home. 

When Will The Team Squad be Announced?

Bangladesh Cricket Board hasn’t announced the team squad yet. The announcement will most probably come in three weeks. 

Which Players From the Current Squad Appeared in the Previous World Cup Tournaments?

Let’s look at the players who have previously graced the World Cup field.

Player nameWorld Cup year
Litton Das2019
Shakib-Al-Hasan2019, 2015, 2011, 2007
Mushfiqur Rahim2019, 2015, 2011, 2007
Mahmudullah2019, 2015, 2011
Mehidy Hasan Miraz2019
Mustafizur Rahman2019

Possible Lineup

BCB hasn’t announced the possible lineup yet. Here is our prediction:

History of Bangladesh at the Cricket World Cup

When ICC World Cup debuted in 1975 Bangladesh was unfortunately not a member of the International Cricket Council. Bangladesh made its first appearance at the World Cup of 1999 as an associate team.

1975Was not an ICC member
1979Didn’t qualify
1983Didn’t qualify
1987Didn’t qualify
1992Didn’t qualify
1996Didn’t qualify
1999Reached group stage
2003Was able to reach the group stage
2007Reached the super eights but was eliminated
2011Reached group stage
2015Reached quarterfinals but lost to India
2019Reached group stage