Shakib is going for temporary rest
There is a challenge in Bangladesh against the South African Test series. It is becoming more difficult for the Bangladesh team without Shakib Al Hasan.
Shakib will not be play in the first Test against South Africa. If he wishes he can play in the second Test. BCB took the decision before declaring Bangladesh squad against South Africa.
BCB Selector Akram Khan confirmed this matter Have done.
Bangladesh cricket team visited South Africa on tour latest in 2008.