WI vs BAN: Bangladesh's Shoriful declared fit for second Test

The left-arm pacer will leave for St. Lucia on Monday to join the Bangladesh squad for the match, which starts Friday.

Shoriful missed the second Test against Sri Lanka in May and the first Test against the West Indies last week with a hand injury.   -  GETTY IMAGES

The underperforming Bangladesh cricket team received a boost Monday when bowler Shoriful Islam was declared fit and drafted into the squad for the second and final Test against the West Indies.

The left-arm pacer will leave for St. Lucia on Monday to join the Bangladesh squad for the match, which starts Friday.

The 21-year-old has played four Tests for Bangladesh since making his debut in April 2021.

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The Under-19 World Cup winner missed the second Test against Sri Lanka in May and the first Test against the West Indies last week with a hand injury.

Bangladesh lost the first Test against the hosts by seven wickets in Antigua to go 1-0 down in the series.

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