All-rounder Shakib al Hasan will skip the forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka to play in the Indian Premier League.
Bangladesh Cricket Board officials said on Thursday that they have granted leave to Shakib al Hasan during the forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka.
Cricket Operations Committee Chairman Akram Khan said Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will also grant leave to fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman if he applies.
Mustafizur Rahman will be donning the Rajasthan Royals jersey in IPL 2021 after he was racked up by the Jaipur-based franchise for a sum of Rs 1 Crore.
This will mark the comeback of the Bangladeshi left-arm seamer in the IPL after a gap of 2 years. IPL upcoming edition has been scheduled from April 11 - June 6.