Bangladesh all-rounder Sabbir Rahman had denied allegations that he ‘beat up’ a rubbish hauler in entrance of his home.
The 28-year-old, who is rarely distant from controversy, has been coping a number of criticism on social media for his alleged bodily abuse; nevertheless, speaking to bdcrictime, he clarified that though there was a verbal altercation between the 2, the incident didn’t escalate as is being reported.
Rahman claimed he merely requested the particular person to maneuver his truck off the highway and honked, to which the particular person overacted.
“There was a rubbish observe in entrance of my home. I used to be coming dwelling with my spouse. I mentioned, ‘Brother, you’ve left your automobile in the course of the highway, nobody will have the ability to come and go.’ If a affected person needs to go now and also you’re gossiping leaving the automobile in that approach. Please don’t depart the automobile like this, preserve it except for the center. I simply mentioned this. As quickly as I sounded the horn, he reacted as if I had completed one thing very flawed. His eyes have been horrible and he’s muttering.
“I discovered it very unusual. I said- brother, are you saying one thing? Why are you speaking like this? I didn’t say something dangerous. He advised me- I’m doing my job, who’re you to say, why are you blowing the horn. That’s all, there just a bit argument, nothing extra,” mentioned Rahman as quoted by bdcrictime.
Rahman added that the difficulty has been blown out of proportion due to his stature as a cricketer and his previous disciplinary run-ins.
Dissatisfied with the remedy meted out to him on social media over the incident, the 28-year-old went to the extent of claiming, “I performed for Bangladesh, I represented the nation. If I deserve it, I’ve no real interest in taking part in for the nation,” as quoted by the publication.
In 2018, Rahman was omitted from Bangladesh’s Asia Cup squad and was banned from worldwide cricket for six months for a number of disciplinary breaches together with bodily assaulting a younger fan throughout a Nationwide Cricket League match.
The identical yr he was additionally reprimanded for hitting teammate Mehedi Hasan through the Afghanistan collection in India and was fined 30 per cent of his BPL contract cash for taking a feminine visitor into his resort room.