Veteran Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib-Al-Hasan is all set to miss their upcoming tour of Zimbabwe as well as the three-match ODI series on the West Tour. Addressing the reporters, BCB Cricket Operations Chairman Jalal Yunus confirmed the development. He further said that other senior players are keen to feature in these games.
“Shakib is not available for the Zimbabwe tour and informed us about it before and so we sat with the selection panel regarding the formation of the team. Most of the other senior players are available and they want to play.”
Bangladesh & Zimbabwe will lock horns in three ODIs & three T20Is to be played in July and August. The two teams were originally scheduled to play two Test matches as well, however, the Test matches were replaced by the T20I matches keeping in mind T20 World Cup 2022 preparations.
Shakib-Al-Hasan to miss the West Indies ODI series
Bangladesh’s swashbuckling all-rounder is also likely to miss the upcoming West Indies ODI series. He is currently leading Bangladesh in the two-match Test series against West Indies & has also been a part of their ongoing T20I series.
Currently, WI vs BAN T20I series is led by West Indies who took a 1-0 lead in the series after winning the second T20I by 35 runs. Both the teams will next lock horns in the third & the final T20I on July 7 at Guayana.
West Indies vs Bangaldesh squads for ODI series
Tamim Iqbal (c), Liton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Yasir Ali, Mahmudullah, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mehidy Hassan, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Ebadot Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Anamul Haque Bijoy.
Nicholas Pooran (c), Shai Hope, Shamarh Brooks, Keacy Carty, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Gudakesh Motie, Keemo Paul, Anderson Phillip, Rovman Powell, and Jayden Seales.
Reserve: Romario Shepherd.
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