Bangladesh will be boosted by the return of Shakib al Hasan as the Bangladesh Test and Twenty20 International captain will join the squad for the ongoing T20I series in Sri Lanka, it was confirmed on Thursday (March 15).
Bangladesh started with a defeat against India but came back to record the fourth-highest run chase against Sri Lanka and seal a win. They, however, lost against India yesterday (March 14) and now finds themselves in a tricky position.
Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka in the last time they had faced each other. The Tigers chased down a record target of 215 posted by Sri Lanka. Bangladesh had played a good brand of cricket, although their bowlers have failed to make a mark.
Shakib is expected to play in Bangladesh’s crucial clash against Sri Lanka on March 16.The final of the tournament will be played on March 18 in Colombo.