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Bangladesh appoint Shakib as Test cricket captain

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Sunday appointed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as Test captain, removing Mushfiqur Rahim from the post ahead of the two-Test home series against Sri Lanka starting January. Shakib, who is already the national Twenty20 captain, takes over the Test side after a disastrous tour of South Africa in a move that the cricket board said would allow Mushfiqur to focus on his batting. "We have decided to change the Test captain. Shakib will be our new Test skipper from the upcoming series and Mahmudullah will…