Shakib named T20I captain for Asia Cup and T20 WC
sports desk news:
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday reported Shakib Al Hasan the captain of the T20I side till the following T20 World Cup, scheduled to start on October 16 in Australia. The choice came following a gathering today.
The all-rounder will likewise lead the Tigers in the Asia Cup, booked to start on August 27 in the UAE, and the tri-country series between Bangladesh, Pakistan and New Zealand in October as a feature of the development to the T20 World Cup.
The choice comes only two days after Shakib was made to cancel his agreement with Betwinner News – – a sister worry of wagering site Betwinner.
The all-rounder, who was in hot waters for his dubious sponsorship manage a wagering site, showed up in the country recently from the USA and was available at the gathering with BCB authorities and the board president Nazmul Hassan Papon at the BCB president’s home in Gulshan.
“Shakib has been named the commander for the tri-country series, T20 World Cup, and the Asia Cup,” BCB cricket tasks board of trustees administrator Jalal Yunus shared with the media.
Jalal additionally added that the board had adhered to its unique arrangement of naming Shakib as the replacement of Mahmudullah Riyad, who was deprived of captaincy from the organization last month.
“In our past gathering, we had chosen to name Shakib as the T20I commander. So we chose to adhere to our unique choice,” Minhajul added.
Jalal likewise said that the BCB president said that Shakib committed an error by marking an agreement with Betwinner News and that the cricketer expressed not to rehash any such slip-ups from here on out.
“The board president was available at the gathering. He said that Shakib got himself supported with Betwinner News thinking it was some internet based news entrance. It wasn’t the ideal choice. After we cleared up the thing for Shakib, he comprehended that he committed an error and said that he has emerged from that agreement.
“The rationale [behind making him the captain] is that Shakib is as yet our best cricketer. We own him. He isn’t somebody from outside the board or the country. Since he said that he committed an error, we are trusting that….he was told not to rehash any such mix-up from now on. He too said that he won’t,” Jalal said.
Following the gathering, BCB boss selector Minhajul Abedin Nannu likewise declared a 17-part crew for the impending Asia Cup, which will be played in the T20 design.