The BCB recently had a chat with him on his plans of retirement.
Mortaza was the sole holder of the record, created back in 2015.
Bangladesh will also miss the services of Shakib Al Hasan on this tour.
There’s no sign of pacer Taskin Ahmed though.
He answered the same in the pre-match press conference of the Tigers' match versus India.
As far as the pitch is concerned, the same strip will be used for this game which was used for England vs India game.
Vijay Shankar has been ruled out due to a toe injury and Mayank Agarwal will be joining the team.
Here is Bangladesh’s predicted playing XI for their game against Afghanistan.
On head to head count, the Tigers have a 4-3 lead over the Afghans.
After the ongoing game, the Tigers will be left with three matches.