Mushfiq will miss Shakib in South Africa

Shakib wants to stay out of cricket for some time

After a long 9 years, Bangladesh team is going to play a complete series in South Africa. But the best all-rounder of the world Shakib Al Hasan has kept himself aside from playing the test series against the Proteas by taking a short rest.

Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim are two reliable name for the Bangladeshi fans. The test skipper stated that he will miss the accompany of the best all-rounder of the world as he is rested from this tour.

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In press conference, test skipper of Bangladesh cricket team has mentioned that, “Shakib plays an immense role in the field. In his absence there is a shortage of a batsman as well as a bowler. As he is not playing, we will try to cover up his absence by doing a hard endeavor. ”

The players of Bangladesh cricket team are leaving the country being divided in two groups. After reaching there they will get four days for training. From 21st to 23rd instant they will play a practice match in Benoni. First test will start on 28th September in Pochefostrom, and the second test will start on 6th October in Bloomfontein. After the test series they will play 3odis and 2 t20s.

BANGLADESH TEST TEAM: Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Mominul Haque, Mehidy Hasan, Liton Das, Mustafizur Rahman, Taijul Islam, Shafiul Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Subashis Roy.

-Nafis Utsha