BAN vs WI: Bangladesh on Saturday called up uncapped all-rounder Mahedi Hasan and fast bowlers Hasan Mahmud and Shoriful Islam in their 18-man squad for the ODI series against the West Indies.
BAN vs WI: Hayden Walsh Jr, who is asymptomatic, remained isolated from the West Indies squad and is now under the care and supervision of the team physician.
Kieron Pollard, who captained Mumbai Indians in the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), will lead Deccan Gladiators in the upcoming Abu Dhabi T10 League.
West Indies have an inexperienced squad for their tour of Bangladesh, with several senior players pulling out citing personal fears over the coronavirus pandemic.
West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle said he would "absolutely love to see" T10 cricket within the Olympics, adding T10 cricket in the USA could help generate bigger revenues.
All-rounder Romario Shepherd has failed a coronavirus test ahead of the West Indies' arrival in Bangladesh, further depleting a squad already reeling from coronavirus problems.
Ian Bishop said Kyle Jamieson has been a "great addition" to cricket in his first year of playing for New Zealand after the pacer took his first 10-wicket haul.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has returned in Bangladesh's preliminary squads for the home series against the West Indies starting January 20. The teams will play three ODIs and two Tests.
Jason Holder is among 10 West Indies players who have opted out of their tour of Bangladesh due to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
After the March lockdown, international cricket, sustained by the broadcast income from tours and tournaments, did not resume again until the England-West Indies Test series in July.