Bangladesh cricketers earn pay rise after strike; BCB to announce T20I squad but once more


A minimum of two modifications anticipated within the new squad.

Bangladesh batsman Shakib Al Hasan. (Photograph by ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Photos)

Bangladesh cricket just lately noticed a strike by its major gamers over 11 calls for that have been finally heeded to by the nation’s board. The Tigers’ upcoming tour of India additionally regarded unsure for a while however a well timed settlement of their inside issues will now see the dual sequence going ahead. Bangladesh will play three T20Is and two Exams through the tour starting November three with a 20-over match in Delhi.

Whereas the settlement was a reduction for the cricket authorities for each the international locations and the followers, the gamers additionally acquired excellent news. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) stated in an announcement on Monday that below the brand new deal that ended the current strike, the gamers will see their match charges virtually doubling.

In keeping with the assertion, the gamers within the high tier of the Nationwide Cricket League (NCL) will obtain 60,000 Bangladesh Taka or BT ($705) as an alternative of 35,000 BT per four-day match, Information 18 reported. Different bills additionally went up as per the deal. Charges for the second tier elevated to 50,000 BT after the gamers had demanded at the least 100,000 BT per match once they went to strike.

Bangladesh to announce squad but once more

There have been studies that captain Shakib Al Hasan may skip the India tour. He didn’t attend the observe session in three out of 4 days to date. BCB chief Nazmul Hasan reckoned that some gamers particularly Shakib Al Hasan may choose out of the upcoming tour. The group is meant to go away for India on Wednesday. However, it’s learnt by United Information of Bangladesh that BCB will announce the T20I squad but once more with just a few modifications following Shakib-issue.

Bangladesh have performed India in 9 Exams and eight T20Is to date however are but to beat them within the two codecs. The one win that the Tigers have completed over the Males in Blue are within the ODIs the place they’ve gained 5 to date. They’ve misplaced seven Exams whereas two have been drawn. The 2 groups play for the Ganguly-Durjoy Trophy within the longer format.

By the way, former India captain Sourav Ganguly is now the chief of the Indian cricket board. He was the captain when India performed Bangladesh of their debut Check in Dhaka in 2000.