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Shakib Will Lead Bangladesh At The Cricket World Cup And The Asia Cup

After Tamim Iqbal ventured down from ODI captaincy, the Bangladesh Cricket Board has given the influential position to an unmistakable all-rounder for impending significant competitions.

Tamim Iqbal, who had declared his shock retirement from worldwide cricket last month, switched his choice to hang up his boots however chose to give up the captaincy post a week ago.

With two significant competitions arranged for the current year – the Asia Cup and the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup – the BCB has shared the authority obligation with perhaps of their most experienced prospect, Shakib Al Hasan. In the middle between, Bangladesh likewise have a home ODI series arranged against New Zealand in September.

BCB president Nazmul Hassan reported Shakib’s captaincy news to the media on Friday, 11 August, at his home in Dhaka. ” Shakib Al Hasan is the commander for the Asia Cup, New Zealand series, and World Cup,” he said.

Bangladesh is yet to declare the crew for the Asia Cup, and Nazmul affirmed that a similar crew will highlight in the eagerly awaited Cricket World Cup.

Tamim is presently recuperating from a back physical issue and keeping in mind that he is out of the Asia Cup, he is supposed to be good for the New Zealand series and the World Cup that follows.

Shakib has captained Bangladesh in ODIs on 50 events. His latest authority in the ODI design was during a tri-series match against Ireland in 2017, where he subbed for their standard chief, Mashrafe Mortaza. Mortaza was serving a one-match suspension for a delayed over-rate offense.

The productive all-rounder has experience driving Bangladesh in significant 50-over occasions, having driven them in the 2010 Asia Cup and the 2011 Men’s Cricket World Cup.

Bangladesh will start their ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup crusade on 7 October against Afghanistan in Dharamsala. The last of the marquee occasion is planned to be played at the Narendra Modi Cricket Arena in Ahmedabad on 19 November.

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