The players sent an 11 point letter and they will not take part in any activities until their demands are met
Bangladeshi players are going on a strike due to tensions caused by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). There had been changes made in the BPL such as the rule that focuses more on leg-spinners. They made it mandatory for every team to have at least one leg-spinner and one fast bowler in their playing XI.
The Bangladesh Cricket Team’s tour of India is in doubt after the players called for a press conference. They said that they will not play in any events such as the ongoing National Cricket League and the upcoming tour of India. The players will not take part unless the BCB agrees to the 11-point demand letter sent by them.
Shakib Al Hasan also spoke earlier about the BCB. The board is overlooking their job to provide proper facilities for players and increasing the pay for first-class cricketers. Al Hasan felt like the players are being restricted by the board.
With the recent events, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) spoke about the news from the visiting team. ‘The BCCI will wait and watch the developments closely. This is an internal matter of the Bangladesh Cricket Board and until and unless we hear from them, there is no need for us to make any comments’, a senior BCCI functionary said.
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