Mustafizur Rahman barred from enjoying abroad T20 leagues for 2 years



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20 Jul 2018, 23:02 IST

Mustafizur Rahman
Mustafizur Rahman turned out for Mumbai Indians within the 2018 IPL season

Bangladesh quick bowler Mustafizur Rahman is unlikely to take part in abroad T20 leagues in the course of the subsequent two years. To be able to protect the injury-prone seamer for nationwide responsibility, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have already denied permission for him to play in franchise-based T20 tournaments throughout the globe.

BCB President Nazmul Hassan revealed, “I’ve informed him (Mustafizur) that he is not going to be obtainable overseas (for T20 franchise tournaments) for the following two years. It can not go on like this. He’ll decide up accidents whereas enjoying within the franchise league and will not be obtainable to carry out nationwide responsibility.”

He added: “It is simply not acceptable. It can not go on that he (Mustafizur) will probably be present process rehabilitation to recuperate from accidents below the care of the board, be a part of these leagues once more solely to have the same fortune.”

Since making his worldwide debut in 2015, Mustafizur has already collected an unenviable historical past of varied accidents. While enjoying for Sussex within the 2016 Natwest T20 Blast, he picked up a shoulder damage and was compelled to endure a recuperative surgical procedure. An ankle damage stored him out of the Three-match ODI sequence on South African soil in 2017.

Having been acquired by Mumbai Indians for INR 2.2 crores within the 2018 IPL Public sale, Mustafizur performed seven matches earlier than struggling a hairline fracture on his toe. After lacking the latter a part of the event, he bumped into bother with the BCB.

Desperate to embark with the remainder of the Bangladesh squad for the Three-match T20I sequence towards Afghanistan at Dehradun, Mustafizur initially didn’t fully reveal the extent of his toe damage. Nevertheless, he later complained of ache. With scans disclosing the hairline fracture, the left-arm seamer was pulled out of the squad.

Owing to his travails with damage, Mustafizur has not performed for Bangladesh because the ultimate of the 2018 Nidahas Trophy. With the group struggling chastening defeats within the away Take a look at sequence in West Indies, the group administration are understood to be sad at their premier bowler’s historical past of health points.

Nazmul Hassan additionally ruminated, “Mustafiz would not need to play Checks. He would not say that he will not play Take a look at matches however he tries to keep away from it. It’s possibly as a result of he typically will get injured and he might really feel he in all probability would get injured once more whereas enjoying Checks.”

Other than the IPL and Natwest T20 Blast, Mustafizur has additionally had a stint with Lahore Qalandars within the Pakistan Tremendous League. It stays to be seen how he reacts to BCB’s resolution to bar him from all abroad T20 leagues for the following couple of years. The 22-year previous is at present in West Indies whereby he is part of Bangladesh’s squad for the Three-match ODI sequence.

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