The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday announced Najmul Hossain Shanto as the captain of their ODI and T20I squads for the upcoming series against New Zealand in New Zealand. Najmul is leading the Test team in the ongoing home series against the BlackCaps.

Najmul Hasan Shanto will replace Shakib Al Hasan who is out of the ongoing Test series and the upcoming limited-overs tour of New Zealand due to injury. Another prominent name who is missing from the ODI and T20I squads is fast bowler Taskin Ahmed who is also nursing an injury.

All-rounder Mehidy Hasan Miraz has been named as the vice-captain of both the ODI and T20I squads while wicketkeeper-batter Litton Das returns to the side after partnerity leave.


Najmul Hossain Shanto (Captain), Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Anamul Haque Bijoy, Tawhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Litton Kumer Das, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Soumya Sarkar, Mehidy Hasan Miraz (Vice Captain), Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Hasan Mahmud, Rishad Hossain, Rakibul Hasan.



Hossain Shanto (Captain), Litton Kumer Das, Rony Talukdar, Tawhid Hridoy, Shamim Hossain, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Soumya Sarkar, Mehidy Hasan Miraz (Vice Captain), Shak Mahedi Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud, Rishad Hossain, Tanvir Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib.

Bangladesh will play 3 T20Is and as many ODIs from December 17, a week after the Test series ends with the 2nd match in Dhaka.

Notably, Najmul Hossain Shanto scripted history on Thursday, November 30 as he became the first Bangladesh player to hit a hundred on Test captaincy debut. Shanto's 104 not out put Bangladesh in a position of strength against New Zealand on Day 3 of the first Test in Sylhet.


17 December, 1st ODI, University of Otago Oval, Dunedin.
20 December, 2nd ODI, Saxton Oval, Nelson.
23 December, 3rd ODI, McLean Park, Napier.


27 December, 1st T20I, McLean Park, Napier
29 December, 2nd T20I, Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
31 December, 3rd T20I, Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui
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