Nasir Hossain and Shafiul Islam will be making their returns to the Bangladesh cricket squad for the first Test match against Australia. Left-hand batsman Mominul Haque will be off the team for the first time.
Nasir played the last of his 17 international Test matches against South Africa in 2015.
Pacer Shafiul’s last match was against England in October 2016.
Bangladesh Cricket Board chief selector Minhajul Abedin announced the squad on Saturday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka.
The first match in Bangladesh’s two-Test series with Australia will begin on Aug 27 in Dhaka.
Bangladesh squad for first test:
Bangladesh Squad: (First Test 27-31 August 2017)
Mushfiqur Rahim (c)(wk), Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan, Imrul Kayes, Litton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Shabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Nasir Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Taijul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman.
BCB XI Squad: (Two-Day Practice Match 22-23 August 2017)
Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Litton Kumer Das, Mominul Hoque, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Irfan Sukkur, Saif Uddin, Shubashis Roy, Abu Jahed Rahee, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Tanbeer Hayder, Zubaer Hussain, Abul Hasan Raju.