Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have named a 17-member squad for the Asia Cup 2022 that shall be performed within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) between August 27 to September 11. Veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been named the captain, and he may even be main the facet within the T20 World Cup down underneath in October-November.

The official announcement of Bangladesh’s Asia Cup squad in addition to Shakib’s appointment as captain, was made on August 13, Saturday. The squad contains seasoned performers within the type of Anamul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, and Mustafizur Rahman. In the meantime, Nurul Hasan Sohan, who missed the Zimbabwe white-ball collection as a consequence of a fractured finger, shall be again in motion for the Asia Cup.

The BCB was imagined to announce the Asia Cup squad earlier, however ended up lacking the deadline of because the board was in talks with Shakib to type out his sponsorship points. The Bangladesh Cricket Board had requested the southpaw to decide on between representing the nation or conserving his endorsement deal and the latter made the ultimate choice of ending his industrial affiliation with Betwinner Information, a betting firm.

“Shakib admitted his mistake (relating to Betwinner controversy), however he’s vital for us,” BCB’s cricket operations chairman Jalal Yunus was quoted by ESPNcricinfo.

“He’s nonetheless our greatest participant. We had already selected Shakib being the captain earlier, so we’re sticking to it. He thought it was a web based information web site. He felt he was misguided. He has mentioned he has terminated the (Betwinner) contract. We’re hopeful he won’t repeat it once more. We’ve requested him to not commit such a mistake once more. We’ve ended the entire thing,” he added.

So far as their Asia Cup efficiency is anxious, Bangladesh have performed three finals- 2012, 2016, and 2018, however have misplaced all of them. They’d be hoping to go all the way in which this time round in acquainted UAE circumstances the place a few of their seasoned cricketers have performed worldwide and franchise cricket.

Bangladesh’s squad for the Asia Cup 2022:

Shakib Al Hasan (capt), Anamul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain, Mahmudullah, Mahedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Ebadot Hossain, Parvez Hossain Emon, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Taskin Ahmed