Bangladesh have introduced gifted batter Najmul Hossain Shanto as their full-time captain throughout all 3 codecs of the sport.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) arrived at this choice throughout a board assembly held on the BCB headquarters on the Shere Bangla Nationwide Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on Monday, February 12.
“We mentioned at period about captaincy… The board has made up our minds to nominate Nazmul Hossain Shanto as captain for all 3 codecs for this 12 months,” adolescence and sports activities minister and BCB president Najmul Hassan Papon used to be quoted as pronouncing through The Day by day Big name.
Shanto led Bangladesh throughout the house collection in addition to the away collection towards New Zealand ultimate 12 months within the absence of normal captain Shakib Al Hasan. The 25-year-old has the revel in of main the Bangla Tigers in all 3 codecs of global cricket. In 11 fits around the 3 codecs, Bangladesh have received 3 and misplaced seven below Shanto’s captaincy, whilst one recreation led to a no end result.
Beneath Shanto’s management, Bangladesh received a T20I and an ODI on New Zealand soil for the primary time in December 2023. His first problem as a full-time skipper would be the multi-format collection at house towards Sri Lanka, beginning subsequent month. The 2 Asian facets will sq. off in 3 T20Is and as many ODIs ahead of enjoying a few Checks.
Papon stated that Shakib, who’s now a member of the parliament, used to be nonetheless their ‘#1 selection for captaincy’. On the other hand, uncertainty in regards to the talismanic all-rounder’s availability, owing to his eye issues, compelled the board to make the alternate. For the unversed, Shakib discussed ahead of the 2023 ODI International Cup that he would depart captaincy within the 50-over structure after the marquee match. In the meantime, Shanto had expressed his hobby in main the nationwide crew in all 3 codecs.
Former Bangladesh captain Gazi Ashraf Hossain Lipu named as leader selector
Bangladesh’s first captain, Gazi Ahsraf Hossain Lipu, has been appointed as the manager selector through the BCB. He replaces Minhajul Abedin Nannu, who have been part of the choice panel since 2011 ahead of being named as the manager selector in 2016.
Former avid gamers Hannan Sarker and Abdur Razzaq will fill the opposite two spots within the nationwide variety panel. Whilst the latter retained his spot from the former panel, Sarker has are available for the outgoing Habibul Bashar.
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