World Cup 2019 to be the swansong for Mashrafe Mortaza and Shoaib Malik

World Cup 2019 to be the swansong for Mashrafe Mortaza and Shoaib Malik
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In the 2015 World Cup, Mortaza was superb with his captaincy and bowling throughout the game, that knocked out England.

In the 2007 World Cup Malik made a valiant half-century against West Indies after walking in with his side at 99/4 chasing 242.

Mashrafe Mortaza, the veteran Bangladesh seamer who will be appearing at the 2019 World Cup for the fourth time in his 18-year long career.

He is considered as the fastest bowlers Bangladesh has produced, constant injury troubles have affected his career. In the month of April this year, he was named as captain for the World Cup and will be carrying the hopes of a whole nation.

In the 2015 World Cup, Mortaza was superb with his captaincy and bowling throughout the game, that knocked out England. His 2/48 in Adelaide, which included the big wickets of Alex Hales and Joe Root, had harmed the run-chase of England after Mahmudullah's ton.

Shoaib Malik, the veteran Pakistan middle-order batsman, made his debut in 1999. Unfortunately, he was never a major part of any World Cup team. Has only ever played three World Cup games all in the year 2007. He is a veteran of 282 ODIs, he has announced that the 2019 World Cup would be his final shot.

In the 2007 World Cup Malik made a valiant half-century against West Indies after walking in with his side at 99/4 chasing 242. He counter-attacked vehemently and single-handedly kept Pakistan in the game until he was last man dismissed in the 48th over.

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