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Shakib Al Hasan has been cleared to play in the first Test against Sri Lanka starting Sunday after recovering from COVID-19, the cricket board said on Friday.
Shakib returned from the United States on Tuesday and underwent a PCR and a rapid antigen test as a prerequisite for joining the team ahead of the series.
South Africa vs Bangladesh: Visitors clinch first-ever victory in Rainbow Nation with 38-run win in first ODI
Bangladesh had previously lost every match they played against the Proteas in South Africa — six Tests, nine one-day internationals and four Twenty20 internationals.
He told the Bangladesh Cricket Board that he was "mentally fatigued and physically stressed" and withdrew himself from contention for the South Africa tour after being named to the squad
After a string of poor performances in the home series against Afghanistan, Shakib on Sunday said he felt like a "passenger" in the team and was not in the right mental state to play.
Questioning Shakib's commitment for the national team, Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan asked whether the former skipper would have wanted a similar break from the IPL had he been picked in the auction.
Star all-rounder Shakib missed the side’s most recent T20 series against Pakistan last year due to injury.
While a lot of cricketers earned mega deals at the 2022 IPL auction, some big names went unsold.
Ashwell Prince resigns as Bangladesh batting coach; Shakib Al Hasan to miss Tests against South Africa
Prince had joined Bangladesh last year for the Zimbabwe series but was later given an extension till the T20 World Cup in Australia this year.
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Test win will change notion that team dependent only on senior players, says Shakib Al Hasan
Bangladesh created history earlier this week by beating the Black Caps, the reigning World Test Champions, by eight wickets to capture their first-ever win in New Zealand.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan let Bangladesh's middle order in a brave resistance but could not salvage a draw as the hosts' last wicket fell just minutes before sunset.
Local media reported that Shakib's letter asked to withdraw for 'family reasons', without giving further details
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The fact that star players Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal are sidelined added to a lack of confidence in the camp after losing eight straight Twenty20 internationals, meaning Pakistan will start as overwhelming favourites.
Mushfiqur was under fire for his below-par performance in the recent Twenty20 World Cup, having scored just one half-century in eight matches.
The 34-year-old was ruled out of the ongoing T20 World Cup in UAE after suffering a grade one hamstring injury during the match against West Indies.
"Shakib sustained a left lower hamstring strain while fielding during the match against the West Indies," the team's doctor, Debashis Chowdhury, said in a statement.
Chasing an imposing target of 172, the 2014 champions saw Asalanka (80 not out) and Rajapaksa (53) lead them to victory for a fourth successive win after three triumphs in the qualifying round.