Sunday, February 25, 2024

Najmul Hossain Shanto named Bangladesh captain in all codecs


Najmul Hossain Shanto has been appointed as Bangladesh’s captain in all three codecs. Shanto has been handed the reigns for a 12 months, in response to BCB president Nazmul Hassan. The information comes as a shock not less than within the T20I format, during which Shakib Al Hasan was set to guide until the upcoming T20 World Cup in June.

Shanto led impressively within the current Exams towards New Zealand, and in addition later throughout a white-ball tour of New Zealand. It’s understood that the BCB had thought-about Shakib for the ODI captaincy, however the board went forward with Shanto for the function after Shakib knowledgeable them of a situation in his eye that might rule him out of the upcoming collection towards Sri Lanka.

Shakib had introduced earlier than the World Cup final 12 months that he would hand over the ODI captaincy after the 50-over marquee occasion. He had additionally hinted that he was unlikely to proceed in Exams however expressed his curiosity in main the aspect in the course of the T20 World Cup. Shakib had constructed a formidable T20 aspect within the final 12 months, notably successful towards England.

The BCB additionally introduced Gazi Ashraf Hossain as the brand new chief selector of the senior males’s aspect. Hannan Sarkar, a brand new selector, was additionally appointed. It means the tip of Minhajul Abedin’s time as chief selector after eight years. Habibul Bashar additionally exits as a selector.

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