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Shakib is ready to feature in the IPL


Bangladeshi superstar Shakib Al Hasan is full fit to feature in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) confirmed Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) director Akram Khan.

So, Sunrisers Hyderabad have gotten another lift with their allrounder Shakib Al Hasan getting all obvious to play. The Bangladesh allrounder was recuperating from finger damage that he picked up during the final of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 tournament last month. He also missed the recent simply closed series against New Zealand for that injury.

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“He (Shakib) anyway has been practicing for seven days now. He was advised to rest from matches till today (Wednesday). Starting at now there is no more concern. He can leave whenever to join his IPL team,” said BCB cricket activities executive Akram Khan to the media on Wednesday.

He also confirmed that there lies no restriction for Shakib that how many matches he’ll play in IPL. “We will tell him not to take any [unnecessary] risks due to his fitness as well as ask him to inform the franchise that he is not available unless he is totally fit,” Akram added. He also ensured his availability for the upcoming ICC World Cup which is going to start on the last week of May.

Prior to the enormous competition, he will join the Bangladesh team in Ireland for the tri-series including West Indies and hosts Ireland.

The Bangladesh cricketers are booked to make a trip to Ireland on the first week of May.

Thinking about the schedule, Shakib will be accessible for no less than 12 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL.

The Sunrisers have also gotten boost by the return of the Australian batsman David Warner. Sunrisers Hyderabad will open their campaign against Kolkata Night Riders on March 24.

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