With his epic knock of 102 runs in a chase, Sarkar is trying to prove his mettle to the selectors.
He will replace Shakib Al Hasan who is ruled out with an injury.
He continued his scintillating form in the domestic cricket as well scoring a superb double hundred.
He also pointed out that the likes of Mustafizur and Mehidy have a lot of talent and should be persisted with.
Both of them have impressed for their respective countries in a short span of time.
Afghanistan played exceptionally well in the recently concluded Asia Cup.
Shakib is currently in Australia for another treatment on his finger.
The list is jointly headed by two English cricketers Johny Bairstow and Jos Buttler.
Rahim, 31, was undergoing rehabilitation for a hip injury.
The opening batsman scored a 142-ball 203 with 32 fours and four sixes.