Stories: Shakib Al Hasan prone to face 18-month ban for not reporting a corrupt strategy to ICC

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In his absence, Rahim would possibly lead in Checks whereas both Mahmudullah or Mosaddek Hossain is prone to be appointed T20I captain for India tour.

Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

Bangladesh’s upcoming India tour appears to be within the doldrums. They might’ve hoped to place up an excellent present towards the Males in Blue within the T20I collection and acquire some confidence with solely a 12 months to go for the T20 World Cup subsequent 12 months in Australia. However all is just not properly within the nation’s cricket. After the gamers’ strike was known as off final week, Shakib Al Hasan is prone to be banned for 18 months for not reporting a corrupt strategy to the ICC.

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief Nazmul Hassan, on Monday, indicated that the all-rounder would possibly miss the India tour however didn’t state the rationale. At that cut-off date, many felt that the rationale was his battle with the BCB and Hassan’s feedback additionally directed in the direction of the identical cause. Shakib Al Hasan had additionally not attended the camp held forward of the high-profile tour.

But when the report in Bangladesh’s main Bengali Day by day ‘Samakal’ is to be believed, the southpaw has been avoided follow by the board on ICC’s insistence.

A bookie reportedly approached Shakib Al Hasan two years in the past

“It was on the insistence of ICC that Shakib has been avoided follow by the BCB. That’s the rationale he neither featured within the follow video games nor did he be part of the assembly late on Monday night with the president to debate pink-ball Check,” the report learn. It has additionally been learnt that Shakib Al Hasan didn’t report a bookie strategy earlier than a global match two years in the past to the ICC’s anti-corruption unit.

The report additionally added that the all-rounder confessed about the identical to the ICC’s Anti Corruption and Safety Unit (ACSU) just lately. The ICC has refused to touch upon the matter nevertheless it has been learnt that Shakib is prone to be banned for near 18 months.

With Shakib to not be a part of the touring occasion, the BCB will as soon as once more announce the T20I squad on Tuesday because the group is scheduled to go away for India on Wednesday. Mushfiqur Rahim would possibly lead in Checks whereas both Mahmudullah or Mosaddek Hossain could possibly be appointed skipper for the three T20Is.