Before the Asia Cup, Bangladesh changed the captain, the legend got the command till the T20 World Cup
Bangladesh recently appointed a new captain in place of Mehmudullah on the Zimbabwe tour and again changed the captaincy after the failure of that series.
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Bangladesh cricket team Upheaval and change are common. Sometimes there is a conflict between the board and the players, and sometimes the board president gets angry on the performance of the players. There is also a lot of ups and downs regarding the captaincy and as a result, just before the Asia Cup, there has been a change in the T20 captaincy of the team. Bangladesh Cricket Board’s legendary all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan He has been appointed as the captain of the team for the Asia Cup and T20 World Cup.
Then there was a change in captaincy
Along with announcing the team for the Asia Cup on Saturday, August 13, the Bangladesh Board also announced the handing over of the team to Shakib. For the last one or two months, there was confusion regarding the captaincy of the team and questions were being raised on the captaincy of Mehmudullah. After which he himself had decided to step away from the captaincy. Due to this, the board gave the captaincy of the T20 team to Nurul Hasan for the tour of Zimbabwe.
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Shakib got big responsibility
Now the Bangladeshi board has given this responsibility to the legendary all-rounder Shakib to give stability to his team for the upcoming two big tournaments. Shakib and the board had also come face to face in the past, when the star cricketer made a sponsorship deal with a speculative company. After this the board had warned Shakib that if he wanted to play for the national team, then the deal would have to be canceled. Shakib had to obey the board and only after the deal was canceled, the board appointed him as the captain.
Bangladesh Squad for Asia Cup
At the same time, the selectors also announced a 17-member squad for the Asia Cup, in which senior batsmen Mushfiqur Rahim and Mehmudullah have also returned. Bangladesh are placed in a group with Sri Lanka and Afghanistan in the Asia Cup. At the same time, in the T20 World Cup, the team will have to go through the qualifiers once again. Bangladeshi Squad for Asia Cup is as follows-
Shakib Al Hasan (Captain), Anamul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mosaddaq Hossain, Mehmudullah, Mehdi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Hasan Mahmood, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Shabbir Rahman, Mehdi Hasan Miraj, Ibadat Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Noorul Hasan Sohan, Taskin Ahmed