Recently, a three-match ODI sequence was performed between hosts Bangladesh and Zimbabwe. In the midst of this one-day sequence, Bangladesh group captain Mashrafe Mortaza resigned from the captaincy place.
However, he additionally captained the final match towards Zimbabwe and received the group 3–0, however the third ODI was his final match as captain. After this, the Bangladesh Cricket Board has now introduced the brand new captain of the ODI group.
On Sunday, the Bangladesh Cricket Board [BCB] has determined at hand over the captain of Bangladesh ODI group to veteran batsman Tamim Iqbal. Tamim Iqbal scored 310 runs within the 3-match ODI sequence towards Zimbabwe. <! –
This included two century innings. Tamim Iqbal had scored an innings of 158 runs within the second match, whereas within the third match, he was unbeaten after scoring 128 runs. Bangladesh group's left-handed batsman Tamim Iqbal has been proving helpful for the group for a very long time, on account of which he has been made the captain of the group.
After the board assembly on Sunday, BCB President Najmul Hasan has knowledgeable that the left-handed opener Tamim Iqbal has been appointed because the captain of the ODI group. Hasan mentioned, "Mashrafe bin Murtaza recently resigned from his illustrious ODI captaincy career. I can say that if he did not captain the team, we would not have achieved so many achievements in ODIs. However, Now the time has come for someone to take the Bangladesh team forward. That is why we have selected Tamim Iqbal as the captain who will captain the team for a long time. "