Mahmudullah to steer Bangladesh in T20Is in opposition to India; Mominul Haque appointed Take a look at captain

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BCB appointed new skippers for India tour after Shakib was banned by ICC.

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Mahmudullah. (Picture Supply: Getty Photos)

Bangladesh cricket suffered an enormous blow on Tuesday. Their star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was banned for 2 years (a kind of suspended) by the ICC for not reported a number of corrupt approaches. The information of the left-hander lacking out on the India tour was doing the rounds since morning on October 29 and by night it was confirmed.

Quickly after the information broke out, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) appointed Mahmudullah and Mominul Haque as T20I and Take a look at captains respectively for the upcoming India tour. The Tigers are scheduled to play three T20 Internationals and a few Take a look at matches in opposition to India. They are going to embark on a month-long tour on Wednesday with the primary T20I set to be performed on Sunday in Delhi.

Shakib Al Hasan was the Take a look at and T20I skipper earlier and with him being banned, the BCB needed to look out for different choices and zeroed in on Mahmudullah and Mominul Haque in response to ESPNCricinfo.

How did all of the drama associated to Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan unfold?

Few are additionally questioning the timing of Shakib Al Hasan getting banned. Solely final week, the southpaw had led the Bangladesh gamers’ strike in opposition to the BCB. They’d positioned as many as 11 calls for earlier than the board and had acknowledged that they gained’t be taking part at any degree of cricket till the calls for have been accepted. Although the BCB chief Nazmul Hassan earlier termed it as a conspiracy forward of the high-profile India tour, he accepted all of the calls for later in a gathering.

Shakib Al Hasan himself then introduced that the gamers had referred to as off the strike. However the feud between him and the board continued with the latter sending the cricketer a show-cause discover for becoming a member of arms with a telecom firm which was in opposition to the board’s guidelines. Add to it, Shakib’s absence from the follow periods organised forward of the tour.

Shakib additionally missed the 2 T20 follow matches performed between the chosen gamers for the tour. Whereas the board had knowledgeable that the premier all-rounder was dropped from the group for these matches, it was reported that Shakib’s identify was initially current within the record.

Nonetheless, on Monday, Nazmul Hassan indicated that the 32-year-old may miss the all-important tour not revealing the precise causes. And in addition referred to as up the assembly on the identical night with a number of the different senior cricketers with out Shakib. Come Tuesday night, Shakib Al Hasan has been banned from all cricket, and the BCB had no possibility however to nominate the brand new captains.

It stays to be seen now how the group performs underneath Mahmudullah within the T20I collection amidst all of the controversy. One other level to notice right here is Mahmudullah’s place within the group was underneath menace not way back for not performing to the expectations. Mominul Haque, alternatively, has usually been the a part of the Take a look at aspect and can hope to convey one of the best out of the gamers.