Kolkata's Shakib Al Hasan to leave for national commitments

Thu, May 04, 2017 04:20 pm Posted: Saurabh Sharma
Kolkata's Shakib Al Hasan to leave for national commitments
Kolkata, May 4 (Cricketnmore) Hot on the heels of their second defeat in a row, this time at the hands of Rising Pune Supergiant, the Kolkata Knight Riders are set to be without the services of Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for the remainder of Indian Premier League (IPL) season 10.

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The Bangladesh senior pro has so far played just one match for the men in purple and will now leave for Ireland on Thursday night for a tri-series in the build-up to next month's Champions Trophy.

Shakib played a big role when the Kolkata Knight Riders won the title in 2014 but has played against only Gujarat Lions at home this time.

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He scored 1 not out and returned with bowling figures of 0/31 in that match.

Kolkata Knight Riders are second in the points table with 14 points from 11 games. The Gautam Gambhir-led side next take on struggling Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday in Bengaluru.

Source - Agency


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