Shakib Al Hasan hasn’t spoken to us formally about captaincy future: Akram Khan


Beforehand, Nazmul Hasan Papon, the Bangladesh cricket chief, mentioned that Shakib doesn’t fairly desire the red-ball format.

Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh. (Picture credit score ought to learn MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Pictures)

Shakib Al Hasan, the Bangladesh captain, has been a wonderful performer. Nevertheless, in terms of captaincy, the Jessore-born has proven reluctance fairly a couple of instances, saying that he isn’t ‘mentally ready’ to shoulder the large accountability. He iterated the identical earlier than the on-off house Check versus Afghanistan and repeated the identical after the Tigers’ 224-run drubbing in Chattogram.

Slightly, he needs the kids to groomed within the function as was the case for him and Mushfiqur Rahim. The southpaw said that it might be higher if he doesn’t lead the facet within the longest format.  Within the meantime, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) received’t be zeroing on any choice earlier than Shakib formally has a phrase with them. Akram Khan, the BCB operations chairman informed about it.

“I wish to say one factor right here now that it’s not vital who says what. If it involves cricket board, formally we are going to speak about it. Shakib didn’t inform us something and if he says one thing formally relating to his captaincy solely then we are going to speak about it,” Khan was quoted as saying to the reporters on Monday.

Shakib Al Hasan not interested by Check cricket

Beforehand, Nazmul Hasan Papon, the Bangladesh cricket chief, mentioned that Shakib will stay because the skipper regardless of his liking or disliking. Papon was clear reduce in saying that the left-hander doesn’t fairly desire the red-ball format. He put forth how Shakib requested for frequent breaks when the nationwide staff was travelling overseas.

“It’s a truth that he’s fairly reluctant to play Check cricket, and you need to have observed when our staff was travelling overseas, he had requested for a break in the course of the Check collection. So, naturally he should have little curiosity to play Check cricket.

However by no means heard something that means he isn’t to guide the facet. Nevertheless, when you find yourself the captain, you’ll have to play. Whereas this will not be the case if you’re not main the facet. So, in all probability for that reason, talks relating to his captaincy got here up,” he talked about.

Bangladesh are but to begin their journey within the World Check Championship. Their first task is the tour of India the place they’ll play a few Checks. The collection will get underway on November 14 in Indore. The second Check will happen on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, beginning November 22.