Shakib to fly South Africa alone tonight
CRICDOT DESK : The country’s cricket has been in turmoil for the past one week over the Shakib issue. Whose responsibility is restless Shakib. Which is inconsistent with the character of the left-handed all-rounder. Before leaving for Dubai on March 8, he told the media that he was not in a good physical and mental condition to play international cricket at the moment.
On March 12, another Shakib appeared in front of the media at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur. BCB president Nazmul Hasan stood by Papon and said he was going to play in South Africa.
Meanwhile, the cricketers and coaching staff of the Bangladesh team have gone to South Africa in three steps. On Friday morning, four cricketers Nazmul Hossain Shant, Ebadat Hossain, Yasir Ali Rabbi and Nasum Ahmed along with four officials left Dhaka for South Africa.
The next convoy left the country at 11 pm on Friday. The third fleet flew to South Africa from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday morning. Media manager Rabid Imam, new national team fielding coach Shaun McDermott and a BCB doctor will travel to South Africa on Sunday morning, March 13.
Shakib Al Hasan will leave for South Africa on Sunday evening. However, it was not Qatar Airways that carried the team the day before yesterday. Shakib will fly alone, in Emirates.
The first of a three-match ODI series is at Centurion. However, the first destination of the ODI team is Johannesburg. Tamim Iqbal’s team will go on different flights but everyone will stay at the team hotel in Johannesburg.
The Test team will practice in a different city, Cape Town. Test specialists will train for 10 days at the academy of former South African coach and captain Gary Carsten. Muminul Haque, Sadman Islam, Taizul Islam, Abu Zayed Rahi and Shahidul Islam will leave for Cape Town earlier in the Test.