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Tamim wants Mashrafe as a mentor in 2023 WC

Published : 30 Oct 2021 07:34 PM | Updated : 02 Nov 2021 11:55 AM

Tamim Iqbal wants Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, one of the best captains in the history of Bangladesh, as the Tigers’ mentor in the 2023 World Cup. Mashrafe also said that it is difficult to say 'No' to this kind of proposal.

ODI captain Tamim has expressed his interest on the “Nagad presents the Tamim Iqbal show” as the former captain also said that he won’t deny it for the country.

“Honestly, it's hard for me not to do anything for the country. But I don't think the team need a mentor now. It is not needed now. However, if it is necessary for the country, it is really difficult to say ‘no’ in my case,” said Mashrafe.

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In reply, Tamim said, "If I am the captain in the 2023 World Cup, if the board agrees, if you agree, then I want you as the mentor of Bangladesh in the next ODI World Cup."

MS Dhoni is India's mentor in the ongoing T20 World Cup, even Stephen Fleming, one of the best captains in the team's history, is working as a mentor with the New Zealand team.

2023 ODI World Cup will be held in India.