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Bangladesh sweat over Tamim, Mushfiqur fitness

AFP  |  Dhaka 

Former and opener have added to Bangladesh's woes ahead of their first Twenty20 international against in on Thursday.

Tamim complained of muscle in his left arm and Mushfiqur did not train on Wednesday because of a wrist

selectors have added batsman to the squad as cover.

"Tamim felt some in his bicep all of sudden yesterday. This is why we are still waiting to decide our combination," stand-in said Wednesday.

"There are also some concerns about Mushfiqur as he has niggles on his wrist. But we hope he will be alright."

are without regular Shakib Al Hasan, who failed to recover from a finger sustained during the tri-series one-day tournament final in January.

The final T20 of the two-match series will be played in Sylhet on Sunday.

beat in the tri-series final, before winning the Test series 1-0.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 17:00 IST