Shakib Al Hasan Will Undergo Fitness Test For Bangabandhu T20

Bangladesh celebrity Shakib Al Hasan, whose international ban finished late last month, is among 113 cricketers who should pass a fitness test, to be carried out on November 9 as well as 10 before making it to the draft of the upcoming Bangabandhu T20 event. A total amount of 80 cricketers, including Shakib, will certainly be checked on the very first day at the Shere Bangla National Stadium’s interior center, monitored by the board’s stamina and conditioning trainers.


None of them require to go through a Covid-19 examination, though they have been asked to adhere to health and wellness protocols. The 12-month ban on the celebrity allrounder, for falling short to report corrupt strategies, upright October 29. Shakib is presently in Minnesota, yet is expected to arrive in Dhaka later this week.

Chief selector Minhajul Abedin claimed last week that the board wanted Shakib to play the T20 event, the second occasion in the 2020-21 domestic period, which doesn’t have way too much cricket as Bangladesh is recuperating from the effects of the Covid-19 situation. In October, the BCB held a three-team President’s Cup, where 46 cricketers from the Bangladesh preliminary squad for the held off Sri Lanka series and from the high-performance set-up were selected.


The Bangabandhu event is likely to be a five-team competitors, starting in late November, with the BCB, which has been trying to bring cricket back in the country gradually, handling the bio-secure bubbles. It is the board’s continual effort to slowly restore all the domestic competitors individually, yet not without handling the bio-bubble by themselves in these 2 tournaments.

In addition to Shakib, 31 Bangladesh internationals have actually been called up for the tests, consisting of Nasir Hossain, Sohag Gazi and also Shahriar Nafees, who have not remained in the system of things for the nationwide team for a long while– 35-year-old Nafees last played internationally in April 2013.


The rest of the team is composed of first-class or club-level cricketers who played in last period’s National Cricket League, the Bangladesh Cricket League, as well as the Dhaka Premier League. Much of these cricketers have actually been learning the nets and health clubs, as well as some have actually also participated in small T20 events around the country to stay healthy, as they have not played any competitive cricket since mid-March.


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