Bangladeshi limited overs captain Mashrafe Mortaza announces that he will step down as a Bangladesh captain after 3rd One Day International of the ongoing series against Zimababwe.
Mashrafe Mortaza has stepped down from @BCBtigers ODI captaincy. Tomorrow will be his last appearance as captain in Bangladesh colors. Thank you captain. @mashrafebd #BANvZIM pic.twitter.com/XQE5uyoQv9
— AHM Nayeem (@AhmNayeem49) March 5, 2020
Mashrafe Mortaza position as a captain was under scan after BCB announced that they will be looking for a young captain after the seirs against Zimabawe.
Mashrafe Mortaza was Bangladesh’s one of the successful captains as he led his team in 01 test match, 87 ODI’s and 10 T20 matches and registering win in 01 test match, 49 ODI’s and 10 T20 matches respectively while captaining Bangladesh side during the three stints as Bangladesh captain which started in 2009.
Mashrafe veteran of 219 ODI matches and 54 T20 has hinted that he will be available as player for Bangladesh side in limited over formats. In all Mashrafe has taken 289 international wickets for Bangladesh.
Highlite of Mashrafe Mortaza captaincy tenure was to led Bangladesh to the semi-final of the 2017 Champions Trophy and the quarter-final of the 2015 World Cup.