Akash Das Sports Correspondent:
Fast bowler Rubel Hossain and young all-rounder Shamim Hossain could not travel to Zimbabwe with the Bangladesh national ODI and T20 teams due to visa complications.
The Bangladesh national ODI team and T20 team left the country this morning and yesterday in two parts to play an equal number of three ODIs and T20 matches. However, ODI pacer Rubel Hossain and young all-rounder Shamim Hossain Patwari, who was called up to the national Twenty20 team for the first time, could not travel to Zimbabwe with the team due to visa complications. However, if the visa issue is resolved, the two cricketers will leave for Zimbabwe today or tomorrow.
The first ODI between the two teams will start on July 16, followed by the remaining two matches of the series on July 18 and 20. On the other hand, the next two matches of the T20 series between the two teams will start on July 25 and July 27, respectively. All matches will be held at the Sporting Club ground in Harare.