Shakib rested for Zimbabwe tour

Dhaka: Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been rested for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe for a triangular T20 series. Bangladesh cricket board approved his request for a break from the game.

In a statement released on Saturday, the board said that it approved Shakib`s application seeking rest keeping in mind his hectic schedule of the recent months.

The national team is scheduled to leave for Zimbabwe on June 12 for the series starting on June 18 that also involves South Africa.