Afif to play at no. 4 position in upcoming Asia Cup

Although he started well in many matches, he did not get a chance to prolong the innings. However, Afif is going to play higher in the batting order in the upcoming Asia Cup. Team director Khaled Mahmud Sujon has confirmed that he will play in the number four position regularly.

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Afif Hossain is a great potential cricketer of Bangladesh cricket. This left-handed batsman has shown great performances in his short international career. However, since there are several senior players in the team, Afif has to play at the bottom of the batting order.
Although he started well in many matches, he did not get a chance to prolong the innings. However, Afif is going to play higher in the batting order in the upcoming Asia Cup. Team director Khaled Mahmud Sujon has confirmed that he will play in the number four position regularly.
Afif is most comfortable playing in the middle-order of the batting order. Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, and Mahmudullah Riyad usually play in these positions. In the absence of Mushfiqur during the West Indies tour, Afif got a chance to play at number four, five, and six positions in the three T20Is. However, Sujon said that there will be no such swap in Afif's batting order in the upcoming Asia Cup.
"We will play him there (at four)," Sujon said while facing the media. “What we want is that we are thinking about Afif in a specific role. He is a dynamo. I think, a confident boy. He has batted well in the last two T20Is. He did well in ODIs too. The most important thing is he’s aggressive.”
Sujon added, “I think Afif should be played in that position. Because he is our future, he is our next very important cricketer, who is developing in Bangladesh cricket. Of course we want to give him that opportunity, it is our responsibility."