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01-05-2010, 02:04 AM #1
Shakib Al Hasan Named Bangladesh Captain For Tri-Series Against India, Lanka
Shakib Al Hasan has been named Bangladesh captain for tri-series against India and Sri Lanka.With Mashrafe Bin Mortaza still not fully fit, Shakib AL Hasan will lead the team in next week`s tri-series .
The 15 member team was declared by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) with stumper Mushfiqur Rahman as vice captain. Shahriar Nafees and Aftab Ahmed have been also included in the squad. The selectors have also taken in pacer Shafiul Islam for the tournament commencing on January 4.
Mortaza who returned to action after recovering from knee injury has been ignored for the home series. The selectors want to rest Mortaza so that he fully recovers before the two-match Bangladesh-India Test series following the tri-series.
Shakib Al Hasan (Captain), Mushfiqur Rahman, (Vice Captain), Md Ashraful, Tamim Iqbal, Raqibul Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad, Naeem Islam, Abdur Razzak, Syed Rasel, Nazmul Hossain , Rubel Hossain, Imrul Kayes, Shahriar Nafees, Aftab Ahmed and Shafiul Islam.