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Bangladesh Test Cricket: Shakib Al Hasan elected to be the captain

Sports Desk

Shakib Al Hasan is the new captain of the Bangladesh Test Cricket team after putting an end to all speculations. He is getting this responsibility again after three years.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the BCB board on Thursday, June 2.

The co-captain of the team is Liton Kumar Das. This month's West Indies series is going to be their first assignment as captain-co-captain.

Mominul Haque said that he does not want to be the Test captain, so the new Test captain is in the discussion. Where Shakib's name was heard the most. BCB has given him the responsibility. The Tiger all-rounder is set to captain the Test side for the third time since the upcoming West Indies tour.

Mominul Haque got the Test captaincy in 2019 after Shakib was banned from playing. Under his leadership, there has been no significant success without a Test win against New Zealand at Mount Manganui.
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