New captain of Bangladesh cricket team: There has been a major reshuffle in the Bangladesh cricket team before the 2024 T20 World Cup. Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced the name of the new captain for all three formats. This means that Shakib Al Hasan will no longer be the captain of the team in any format.
Bangladesh Cricket Board has appointed left-handed batsman Nazmul Hossain Shanto as the captain of the team for all three formats. Nazmul has got this responsibility for the next one year. From this it has become clear that Nazmul will be the captain of Bangladesh in the 2024 T20 World Cup.
Shanto has already captained in some matches
This talented top order batsman of Bangladesh has already commanded the Bangladesh team in some matches. Nazmul Hussain Shanto was the captain in the Test and ODI series on New Zealand tour. Whereas in the last match of the 2023 World Cup, when Shakib Al Hasan was not there, Shanto was given the command.
Shanto has captained in total 11 international matches
For your information, let us tell you that till now Nazmul Hussain Shanto has captained Bangladesh in a total of two Tests, 6 ODIs and three T20 International matches. Former captain Shakib Al Hasan had hinted at leaving the captaincy in ODI and Test after the 2023 World Cup. However, he wanted to remain captain in T20.
Such has been the career of Nazmul Hussain Shanto
Nazmul Hussain Shanto has so far played 25 Tests, 42 ODIs and 28 T20 International matches for Bangladesh. In Tests, he has 1449 runs in his name with five centuries and three half-centuries. In ODI, he has scored 1501 runs with two centuries and eight half-centuries. Apart from this, Shanto has 602 runs in his name in T20 International.
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