Shakib Al Hasan returns to Test and T20I squads for tour of Zimbabwe

Shakib Al Hasan has been away from worldwide cricket for a wide range of causes in latest instances © BCB

Shakib Al Hasan has returned to Bangladesh’s Test and T20I squads, whereas Nurul Hasan‘s scorching latest kind within the home circuit has received him spots in all three squads for the tour of Zimbabwe later this month. Only one brand-new face figures within the touring get together, 20-year-old offspin-bowling allrounder Shamim Hossain, who has been named within the squad for the T20Is.

Shakib and Nurul are the one inclusions within the 17-man Test squad, named for the one-off Test in Harare from July 7. Nurul, Taijul Islam and Rubel Hossain have been included within the ODI facet, though there was no place for Soumya Sarkar or Mahedi Hasan.

Shakib’s final Test was in opposition to West Indies in February, after which he missed the Tests in opposition to Sri Lanka due to his IPL dedication with the Kolkata Knight Riders. He additionally returned to the T20I squad for the primary time since September 2019, as he missed Bangladesh’s New Zealand tour in March due to a thigh damage.

Tamim Iqbal, who took depart in the course of the New Zealand T20Is, has returned to the T20I facet alongside Shakib, Nurul and Aminul Islam.

The BCB, in the meantime, has accredited Mushfiqur Rahim’s request to sit out the T20Is, whereas the selectors have additionally dropped Mosaddek Hossain, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mohammad Mithun, Al Amin Hossain, Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Rubel Hossain from Bangladesh’s earlier squad on this format.

Test squad: Mominul Haque (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Shadman Islam, Saif Hassan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Yasir Ali, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Abu Jayed, Taskin Ahmed, Ebadat Hossain, Shoriful Islam

ODI squad: Tamim Iqbal (capt), Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Mithun, Afif Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Shoriful Islam

T20I squad: Mahmudullah (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Mohammad Naim, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Afif Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Mahedi Hasan, Aminul Islam, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam

More to observe…

Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84

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