Bangladesh pro all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been named the new Test chief. The Bangladesh Cricket Board re-designated Shakib following Mominul Haque’s new choice to venture down from the post to focus on his batting. Liton Das has been named as his agent.
As it turns out, Mominul was named chief in 2019 following an ICC prohibition on Shakib, forced for neglecting to report degenerate charges. In his stretch, Mominul drove his side to three Test triumphs – remembering the noteworthy one for New Zealand, two draws and 12 losses in 17 apparatuses.
Shakib has had two past stretches as Test chief, during which the group won three and lost 11 of every 14 apparatuses. He was first named Test captain in 2009 when Mashrafe Mortaza was harmed in West Indies. He was then given the reigns in 2017, supplanting Mushfiqur Rahim.
BCB president Nazmul Hasan affirmed the turn of events, and uncovered that the board had three names in their rundown and would’ve selected the other two had Shakib expressed no to dominating. He was likewise not certain how long Shakib would stay in the job having now taken it up, yet said that the all-rounder has offered his obligation to all types of the game.
“We have a series against Zimbabwe after the West Indies. He may not be there. Other than this, he gave us a responsibility he would play in all configurations in future series, yet it’s hard to say for how long Shakib will be driving the side,” he said.
“We had three names in our grasp. In the event that Shakib was not intrigued we would picked the pair from the three accessible choice.”