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Bangladesh recall Razzak for Sri Lanka Test

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DHAKA: Bangladesh have included veteran spinner Abdur Razzak in place of injured Shakib Al Hasan for the first Test against Sri Lanka, a team official said Monday.

Shakib was ruled out of the Test starting on Wednesday in Chittagong after injuring his little finger during the tri-series final against Sri Lanka last weekend.

The 35-year-old Razzak, who bowls left-arm spin, was recalled to the side four years after he played his last Test against the West Indies in 2014.

“It is not easy to find a replacement for Shakib. We need someone experienced to replace him. Sunzamul (Islam) has yet to play any Test, so we recalled Razzak,” said chief selector Minhajul Abedin….

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