Shakib retained as Bangladesh captain for World Cup

Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010, 20:00 PM IST

Dhaka: All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been retained as Bangladesh captain for next year`s 50 overs World Cup, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Friday.

Shakib led Bangladesh to a 4-0 series sweep against New Zealand on home soil in October after regular captain Mashrafee Bin Mortaza was injured in the first match. Opener Tamim Iqbal was named as vice-captain.

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