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Shakib Al Hasan desires World Cup-bound gamers to be rested for New Zealand ODIs

Shakib Al Hasan feels Bangladesh ought to relaxation their ODI World Cup-bound gamers through the house sequence towards New Zealand later this month to make sure that they’re “match and wholesome.” The three-match ODI sequence begins on September 21 and concludes on 26 in Dhaka, with each groups set to journey to India the next day. Each New Zealand and Bangladesh have two warm-up matches every on September 29 and October 2, respectively.

Shakib conceded that one of many causes to ask for this quick interval of relaxation is due to “plenty of journey” that the crew would have through the match in India. Bangladesh’s house sequence towards New Zealand may be a possibility to check their bench power. They’re but to call the squad for the World Cup.

“We are going to attempt a couple of issues within the three ODIs towards New Zealand,” Shakib mentioned. “If we are able to get one or two gamers from there who can match into the crew [later], will probably be higher for the crew. Everybody has an opportunity [to play]. I personally imagine that those that performed within the Asia Cup could possibly be rested from the New Zealand sequence, particularly those that are confirmed for the World Cup.

“We can’t afford accidents in that huge match which includes observe matches and many journey. We do not have plenty of bench power. It is vitally essential for us that gamers are match and wholesome for the World Cup. I would like all 4 of our quick bowlers to stay match, now that Ebadot [Hossain] is out.”

Bangladesh’s opponents, New Zealand, have picked a second-string squad led by Lockie Ferguson with Tom Latham amongst a bunch of senior gamers given a break earlier than the World Cup.

In the meantime, Shakib termed Mahmudullah‘s return to the facet to be “irrelevant” for Bangladesh’s World Cup plans, though BCB president Nazmul Hassan had said twice since Might that he was in rivalry. Mahmudullah has not performed an ODI since March.

“I do not know in case you talked about Riyad [Mahmudullah] bhai when he was lacking from the final three sequence. Now you might be saying it (laughs). I believe it is extremely irrelevant. You’ve got once more requested the fallacious query. Towhid Hridoy changed Riyad bhai.”



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