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‘Shakib’s inclusion is not any pressure’ says Hathurusingha

A surprise return of ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan before the do or die match against Sri Lanka would surely boost up confidence for Bangladesh. Do Sri Lankan think tank is looking for strategical changes? [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ ‘সবাই জানি, সে র‍্যাঙ্কিংয়ের এক নম্বর খেলোয়াড়’]

'My hand condition is getting better everyday' says Shakib

Head coach Chandika Hathurusingha resumed saying, “We all know he is a very good cricketer. The return of Shakib will provide them an edge. They can change the combination now – considering an extra bowler or an extra batsman is all possible.”

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“We just thinking of managing Shakib, how the batsmen should deal in his bowling and how we could deal his batting,” he said.

Chandika Hathurusingha further said, “If he is fit for playing, there is nothing of desperation. Bangladesh is lucky to have Shakib back in the track in the right time. If he is not that fit, I would mark them atrocious in this regard.”

But the ex-head coach of Bangladesh denied being under added pressure for the inclusion of Shakib Al Hasan in the opposition team.

“I said before, there is nothing to be known between these two teams which can be taken as a tramp card. We all know he is the number one all-rounder in the world right now,” he added.

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