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Bangladesh to call Shakib back from IPL for World Cup camp

AFP  |  Dhaka 

will ask star all-rounder to return from and join the team's preparation camp next week, the nation's Board said Monday.

Shakib is currently in with his IPL franchise Sunrisers

"Our camp is beginning. I have asked to send a letter to Shakib immediately to come back. Let's see how he responds to this," said Board in

Shakib played just one game this season, picking up one wicket for 42 runs in 3.4 overs against his former franchise Kolkata Night Riders.

It was the only competitive game for Shakib since returning from an he picked up during the final in January.

In a star-studded line-up featuring Australia's David Warner, England's Jonny Bairstow, New Zealand's Kane Williamson, and duo and Mohammad Nabi, Bangladesh is concerned Shakib might not get more matches in the coming days.

Unable to get enough games, Shakib recently invited his to in order to keep him ready for

Bangladesh will start their preparation camp for the tournament on April 22 and the team will leave for the UK in early May. They are scheduled to play a tri-nation tournament in from May 5-17.

will be held in the UK from May 30 to July 14 with Bangladesh starting their campaign against at the Oval on June 2.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 22:10 IST