Pakistan on Tuesday announced its national cricket team will tour Bangladesh after a gap of six years to play two Tests and three T20Is in November
Shakib Al Hasan said Bangladesh will head to the T20 World Cup later this year full of confidence after series wins against Zimbabwe, Australia and New Zealand.
Spinner Ajaz Patel took two wickets as New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 27 runs for a consolation win in the fifth Twenty20 international in Dhaka.
Bangladesh have named their 15-man squad with two reserves for the next month's T20 World Cup in Oman and UAE.
Bangladesh won the fourth T20 international against New Zealand by six wickets in Dhaka on Wednesday to secure victory in their five-match series.
India opener Rohit Sharma remained fifth as he increased the lead over captain Virat Kohli from seven to 30 rating points while fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah moved up from 10th to ninth place in the ICC Men's Test Player Rankings.
Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo said that Mushfiqur Rahim does not want to keep wickets in the shortest format of the game anymore.
After losing the first two T20Is of five-match series, New Zealand came back stronger in the third match as they beat Bangladesh by 52 runs.
Bangladesh vs New Zealand: The home side's spinners dominated on the slow wicket with Shakib Al Hasan and Mahedi Hasan finishing on two for 12 and two for 29 respectively in the second T20I.
Finn Allen joined New Zealand's squad for Bangladesh T20Is after recovering from COVID-19.
Bangladesh vs New Zealand: Bangladesh beat New Zealand for the first time in Twenty20 internationals, skittling out the visitors for 60 in the first match in Dhaka.
Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal said he is "not available" for the upcoming T20 World Cup.
Bangladesh vs New Zealand: After defeating Australia 4-1 in a five-match T20I series, Bangladesh will be looking to repeat the performance against New Zealand in a five-match T20I series starting September 1.
New Zealand batsman Finn Allen has tested positive for COVID-19 after his arrival in Bangladesh for T20I series.
India women's cricket team opener Shafali Verma explained how modern cricket is a lot about innovation and finding a new and unique approach towards the game.
Bangladesh recalled Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das for the upcoming T20I series against New Zealand.
Bangladesh appointed former South Africa batsman Ashwell Prince as full-time batting consultant until the 2022 T20 World Cup.
Tom Harrison, CEO of England and Wales Cricket Board, said the postponement of England's tour of Bangladesh has made way for England players to play in the IPL.