Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan returned to Dhaka Friday morning after winning the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 title with Jamaica Tallawahs.
The southpaw was instrumental with the ball, picking up 12 wickets in 13 matches including two scalps in the final against Guyana Amazon Warriors, but below-par with the bat, scoring 160 runs.
“I think I did pretty well. I didn't get enough overs to score many runs. I tried to contribute whenever my team required and I am happy to do that. So, I am satisfied,” Shakib told the media following his arrival.
The 28-year old, who will take some time off before joining the ongoing national camp, also talked about the upcoming home series against England. He expressed hope that the Tigers would win at least one of the two Tests and the ODI series.
“I think we should definitely win the ODI series and I also believe that we have the ability to win a Test match as well. We will obviously look to win a Test and draw one against England. Overall, we want to win both the series so we should all focus on that,” he said.
The poster boy of Bangladesh cricket also wished for a quick recovery of Tigers pace bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman, who underwent a shoulder injury in England on Thursday.
“Every member of the team is important as everyone tries to contribute. He (Mustafizur) started his career brilliantly for Bangladesh. Obviously it's important for him to stay fit and perform for the team. I hope he will recover from his injury soon,” added Shakib.