Nidahas Trophy 2018: Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan's finger injury rules him out of upcoming tri-series
Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of the upcoming tri-nation Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka as he is still nursing a finger injury, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said Saturday.
Nidahas Trophy 2018: Tri-series presents golden opportunity for Rishabh Pant to seal his spot in lndia's limited-overs team
At 20, he offers immense promise and if India can help him realise his full potential, quite a few records could be under serious threat in the next few years
Nidahas Trophy 2018: Vijay Shankar says dressing room familiarity will be helpful in upcoming tri-series
For someone taking baby steps in international cricket, Vijay Shankar is relieved that he will have his state mates MS Washingtin Sundar and senior pro Dinesh Karthik for company, when he embarks on his maiden foreign assignment in Sri Lanka with the Rohit Sharma-led Indian team for the Nidahas Trophy.
Nidahas Trophy 2018: India rest captain Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni for tri-series; Rohit Sharma to lead second-string team
India skipper Virat Kohli along with senior most player Mahendra Singh Dhoni were prominent among the host of players rested for the T20 tri-series in Sri Lanka, starting 6 March.
Bangladesh have failed to make any impact in Mashrafe's absence, most recently losing the T20 home series against Sri Lanka 2-0.
The previous edition of the SLPL had kicked off in 2012 and ran into immediate problems with cancellations in the next two years due to organisational issues and lack of sponsorship.
Mathews, 30, was recently named as Sri Lanka's captain in the shorter format until the 2019 World Cup.
Fixtures for T20I tri-series in Sri Lanka involving India, Bangladesh revised; final to take place on 18 March
The fixtures for the T20I tri-series involving Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh have been revised, and the tournament will now be held from 6 to 18 March.