The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has reluctantly allowed the 33-year-old to miss a two-Test collection towards Sri Lanka the identical month
Bangladesh board chief Nazmul Hassan mentioned gamers could have to specify which codecs they are going to be out there for beneath a brand new clause of their contracts following Shakib Al Hasan’s resolution to skip a house Test collection to play within the Indian Premier League.
Kolkata Knight Riders purchased all-rounder Shakib for ₹3.20 crores ($441,940) on Thursday for this 12 months’s IPL, which is ready to start in mid-April.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has reluctantly allowed the 33-year-old to miss a two-Test collection towards Sri Lanka the identical month however shifting ahead needs readability from its contracted gamers on their availability for the nationwide groups.
“We will enter into a brand new contact with the gamers,” BCB President Hassan informed native media.
“It might be talked about clearly who needs to play which format. If they’ve every other engagement, they’ve to be clear about their availability.
“We are confirming it in writing, in order that no person can say that they have not been allowed or we saved 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 Test matches in current instances.
Hassan mentioned that whereas the BCB was upset it didn’t need to power anybody to play.
“Couldn’t we have now stopped Shakib from going (to the IPL)? He could have performed however we do not need that,” he mentioned.
“We need solely these to play, who actually love the sport. We have tried to preserve him . When Shakib had declined to play Tests 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 state of affairs. It was disappointing.”