Bangladesh board chief Nazmul Hassan stated gamers should specify which codecs they are going to be accessible for beneath a brand new clause of their contracts following Shakib Al Hasan’s choice to skip a house Take a look at collection to play within the Indian Premier League.
Kolkata Knight Riders purchased all-rounder Shakib for 32 million Indian rupees ($441,940) on Thursday for this yr’s IPL, which is about to start in mid-April.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has reluctantly allowed the 33-year-old to overlook a two-Take a look at collection towards Sri Lanka the identical month however transferring ahead needs readability from its contracted gamers on their availability for the nationwide groups.
“We’ll enter into a brand new contact with the gamers,” BCB President Hassan instructed native media.
“It will likely be talked about clearly who needs to play which format. If they’ve some other engagement, they must be clear about their availability.
“We’re confirming it in writing, in order that no one can say that they have not been allowed or we stored them forcibly.”
Shakib, who returned to the nationwide set-up final month after serving a one-year ban for failing to report corrupt approaches, has been selective about enjoying Take a look at matches in current instances.
Hassan stated that whereas the BCB was dissatisfied it didn’t wish to pressure anybody to play.
“Could not now we have stopped Shakib from going (to the IPL)? He might have performed however we do not need that,” he stated.
“We wish solely these to play, who actually love the sport. We now have tried to maintain him . When Shakib had declined to play checks three years in the past, we made him the captain.
“I did not just like the timing of it. He was among the many gamers I anticipated would take cost of the tough scenario. It was disappointing.”