Asia Cup 2023: Litton Das ruled out of tournament due to viral fever

Litton Das, star wicketkeeper-batter for Bangladesh, didn't travel to Sri Lanka for Bangladesh's opening match in the Asia Cup.

Anamul Haque Bijoy, a 30-year-old right-handed batter, is named as Litton's replacement by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

Anamul has played 44 ODIs, scored 1254 runs, including three hundreds, with his last appearance in December against India.

Anamul is set to join the Bangladesh team in Sri Lanka on Wednesday for the tournament.

Bangladesh faces Sri Lanka in their opening match on Thursday in Pallekele, Kandy.