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Neymar confirmed in World Cup squad

World Cup squad

MNA Sports Desk: A recovering Neymar was confirmed and injured leader Dani Alves was replaced by Danilo and Fagner in a Brazil World Cup squad of few surprises on Monday. The only surprises were among the likely reserves for the tournament in Russia, with the inclusion of Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred and winger Taison. Neymar has been recovering from right foot surgery in March, and Brazil Football Confederation doctors believe he will be fit to train next week in Teresopolis, where preparations will begin, and play on 3 June in a friendly against Croatia in Liverpool. Brazil doctor Rodrigo Lasmar ...

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BCB announced 16-man ODI squad against Sri Lanka


MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday announced their 16-man squad for the three-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka starting on March 25 at the Dambulla. Bangladesh have drafted in uncapped left-arm spinner Sunzamul Islam and recalled all-rounder Shuvagata Hom to the squad. Mahmudullah remained in the ODI after the BCB president Nazmul Hassan insisted he wouldn’t be dropped from the format. Sunzamul’s inclusion comes on the back of his exceptional form in domestic cricket in the last five seasons. In the recently-concluded domestic first-class competition, he took 25 wickets, including his first 9-wicket haul in an ...

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