Originally Posted by Gowza
not been in the best international form lately, still over the last 5 years he's averaged 34 in tests, and again averaged 34 over the last 2 years, it drops to 26 over the last 12 months but that was only 2 test matches plus his long term success means his position should be pretty settled for the moment. but nasir's breakthrough has really pushed up the battings pedigree, so has shakib's improved consistency.
You are right, I was harsh to him in previous post. He has played a key role in the team as the keeper-batsman over last three years. However, the bars are being pushed higher now, both for individual and team performances. Hopefully Mushfiq will keep up.