BCB approves Shakib’s application

06 December 2021, 06:49 pm | Updated: 07 December 2023, 01:54 pm

BCB approves Shakib’s application
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Shakib Al Hasan’s application has been approved by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to skip the New Zealand tour for a two-match series starting early next month. Nazmul Hasan, president of BCB, confirmed it this afternoon during a media interaction in Dhaka.

Bangladesh are currently taking on Pakistan in the ongoing rain-disrupted Dhaka Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.

Bangladesh recently announced an 18-member squad for the New Zealand tour including Shakib. Within a couple of hours after the announcement, Shakib submitted a letter to BCB asking for leave for “family duty”.

The first Test of the New Zealand tour will take place on January 1, and the second Test will be played from January 9.UNB.



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