Mosaddek Hossain to lead Bangladesh in third T20I against Zimbabwe

Mosaddek Hossain will lead Bangladesh within the third T20I towards Zimbabwe after Nurul Hasan was dominated out of the sequence with an injured index finger he sustained in the course of the second sport on Sunday. Mahmudullah, who’s already in Zimbabwe as a part of the ODI squad, has been named Nurul’s substitute within the squad.

Mahmudullah, who was changed as T20I captain for the sequence, was a part of the senior group which was rested for this tour. Bangladesh are with out quite a lot of senior gamers within the sequence together with Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim, whereas Tamim Iqbal retired from the format in July.

Mosaddek, who took career-best figures of 5 for 20 within the second T20I towards Zimbabwe, has captaincy expertise in home cricket. He has led Abahani in white-ball codecs 36 occasions since 2019 and has additionally lead the Sylhet Thunder franchise in the course of the 2019-20 Bangladesh Premier League. Mosaddek has additionally led Bangladesh A in two matches and has been captain for six first-class matches for Barishal Division and Central Zone in home cricket.

Nurul fractured his left index finger whereas holding towards quick bowler Hasan Mahmud in the direction of the tip of the Zimbabwe innings within the second T20I. He continued to maintain however seemed to be struggling in ache.

Bangladesh bounced again from a 17-run defeat within the first T20I to win the second sport convincingly and stage the sequence 1-1. They may play the third and the ultimate T20I on Tuesday, which shall be adopted by three ODIs from August, in Harare.

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