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I will take no leave anymore : Shakib

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CRICDOT DESK : BCB President Nazmul Hasan Papon came in front of the media with relief and victory in his eyes. First of all, he said, we had a meeting with Shakib today (Saturday). Listen to Shakib’s decision.

Shakib then replied to the uneasiness, unrest and buzz around the Bangladesh cricket arena, “I have been kept in three formats in the central contract. From now on I will play regularly in three formats. It will be effective from now on. I am ready to play on the tour of South Africa. The whole program has been talked about. We have been able to make decisions for the whole year. From now on, the board will decide on our leave and rest. ‘

Papon then announced that Shakib will be touring South Africa. Going to play in two formats. However, thinking about his physical and mental depression may be playing with rest. The board president also mentioned that if Shakib thinks he is not healthy during his tour of South Africa, he will not be played.

The selectors of BCB announced the squad for the tour of South Africa leaving Shakib. Then Shakib said, he will not go to South Africa. The BCB also rested him from all forms of cricket till April 30. After returning home from Dubai on Friday, the two sides decided to play after meeting with board officials on Saturday.

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Papon also explained the ongoing drama of Shakib-Board. He said that after listening to Shakib, it seemed that he was having difficulty in making a decision. She is mentally disturbed. That’s why he says play once, don’t play once. Emotional instability is working in him. He also mentioned that going to South Africa does not mean that Shakib will play.

Bangladesh cricketers have gone to South Africa for a three-match ODI and two-Test series. In the third and final round, eight cricketers caught a flight to South Africa on Saturday. Shakib will catch the Protea tour tomorrow. The Tigers will play the first ODI of the series against the Proteas on March 16. The Test series will start on March 31.

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