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Bangladesh Title Shakib Al Hasan Check captain For Third Time

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Bangladesh appointed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as Check captain for a 3rd time on Thursday after Mominul Haque give up following a poor run of type. Bangladesh Cricket Board additionally named batsman Liton Das the brand new vice-captain forward of a two-Check sequence within the West Indies later this month. “They are going to be within the positions till an additional choice is made,” BCB president Nazmul Hassan instructed a press convention. Mominul stepped down as Check captain on Tuesday. The 30-year-old left-hander has scored 162 runs in six Check matches in 2022, averaging 16.20.

Within the latest sequence towards Sri Lanka, which Bangladesh misplaced 1-0, he made 11 runs in three innings.

This would be the 35-year-old Shakib’s third time period as Check captain.

Appointed in 2009 he was dismissed from the publish in 2011 after a sequence loss in Zimbabwe, and given the job for a second time in 2017.

He held the place till he was banned by the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) in 2019 for his failure to report corrupt approaches.

Throughout his earlier stints as skipper, Shakib led Bangladesh in 14 matches, with three victories and 11 defeats.

The group will go away for the West Indies on June 5.


Bangladesh may also play three Twenty20 internationals and three one-day internationals through the tour.

Batsmen Mahmudullah Riyad and Tamim Iqbal will lead Bangladesh’s T20 and ODI sides respectively.

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