Young paceman Taskin Ahmed has broken into the squad for the first Test against New Zealand while Mushfiqur Rahim made a return from injury for Bangladesh. Another pacer Rubel Hossain was also picked for the first Test.
Taskin is a regular in the limited-overs lineup. But taking injury risks into account, the selectors had kept him away from five-day cricket until now. Hints at the 21-year-old's call-up in Tests against New Zealand had come earlier.