Shakib is taking leave due to family reasons


Shakib showed a great performance in the ODI series against West Indies. Be the best in the series. In the first of the two Tests, he batted an innings in Chittagong and was in rhythm. But Bangladesh is not getting this Shakib in form in the important New Zealand series. On Tuesday, the chairman of BCB's cricket operations Akram Khan confirmed the matter. Shakib has asked for leave from the tour of New Zealand. The board gave him leave considering the reasons.

The team is not getting him during the tour of Tasman in March. The best cricketer of the country is taking leave due to family reasons. He will be the father of a third child in March. The world's best all-rounder wants to return to his family in the United States. Want to be next to wife. Earlier, on April 24 last year, Shakib and Shishir became the father of their second daughter. Earlier, Shakib had written a letter to the cricket board asking them not to consider him for a tour of New Zealand.

Confirming the matter, Akram Khan said that they have received a letter from Shakib. He has asked for leave from the Kiwi tour to be with his wife, who is likely to have children. The board has not yet decided on his leave. The three-match ODI series will start on March 20 in New Zealand.

Bangladesh will play three T20s at the end of that series. The first T20 of the series will be played on March 28. The series will end on April 1. Shakib, who was on leave for the New Zealand tour, has already been ruled out of the second Test against the West Indies in Mirpur starting on Thursday due to injury.

He could not play in the second innings of the Chittagong Test due to a groin injury. He could not bat or bowl in the second innings.

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