Cricket365 – Bangladesh have announced their Test squad for the tour of the West Indies which will be the first assignment under new head coach Steve Rhodes.

Summary

  • Bangladesh have announced their Test squad for the tour of the West Indies which will be the first assignment under new head coach Steve Rhodes.
  • Shakib’s return marks the end of a break from Test cricket that began ahead of the tour to South Africa in late 2017.
  • In his absence from the team Bangladesh suffered heavy defeats in South Africa and a 1-0 home series loss against Sri Lanka.
  • Skipper during the South Africa series, Mushfiqur Rahim, gave some bizarre interviews that called his ability to lead the team into question.
  • Shakib, himself no stranger to criticism from the BCB, will now be tasked with leading the team in a series that will serve as a barometer for Bangladesh in terms of where they are in world cricket.


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