Shakib Al Hasan was named the T20I captain by the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Saturday and will serve in that role through the forthcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Australia later this year.
This was announced following Shakib's private meeting with the BCB chief Nazmul Hasan at this house. It goes without saying that Shakib is back in charge of the team, which also includes Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Ebadat Hossain, and Mohammad Saifuddin.
''Shakib al Hasan is the captain till the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup,'' BCB cricket operation chairman Jalal Yunus told reporters after the meeting.
Squad: Shakib al Hasan (C), Anamul Haq Bijoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mossaddek Saikat, Mahmudullah Riyad, Sheikh Mahedi, Saifuddin, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman, Mehedy Hasan Miraz, Ebadot Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Taskin Ahmed