Shakib returns home...

Shakib returns home

 Sports Desk

 Published: 11:58 AM, 13 August 2022   Updated: 12:51 PM, 13 August 2022

Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan

Bangladesh’s star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has returned to the country from US to meet Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hasan Papon. He landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday midnight.

Nazmul Hasan Papon is scheduled to meet with Shakib Al Hasan on Saturday (August 13). Bangladesh’s squad for the Asia Cup will be announced after the meeting with the country’s best all-rounder.

BCB has postponed the date of the announcement of the Asia Cup squad twice. BCB sought time from the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in the first phase as several team players were injured. After that, the board took time for the second time after getting into a conflict with Shakib Al Hasan. 

Nazmul Hasan sat in a meeting with BCB officials on August 11. The content of which was Betwinner News and Shakib. Shakib’s contract with a betting company’s news portal has caused an uproar in the cricket community.

Nazmul Hasan Papon said, at that time, that BCB would sever all ties with Shakib if the contract with Betwinner News is not cancelled.

Shakib became alert after such a stern warning. That same night, Shakib informed the BCB about the cancellation of the contract.