Bangladesh on Sunday opening that is Termed Speed bowler Mashrafe Mortaza being, replaced by batsman Tamim Iqbal as captain of the federal side.
Mashrafe resigned as ODI captain following the last and next match of a series against Zimbabwe.
He’d headed the side for over five decades.
“The board has selected Tamim Iqbal as our newest ODI Captain,” Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan declared at a media conference following a meeting of their governing body’s board of supervisors.
“We thought of appointing a priest for a short length after which Giving the task to somebody. But we decided against a appointment. We expect Tamim would function for a lengthy term,” he added.
His tenure as ODI captain will begin on April 1 with the game against Pakistan.