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It has been reported that Bengal have withdrawn from the International T20 Namibia event after the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) denied them permission to participate in it. The explanation behind the identical is believed to be BCCI’s robust stand in opposition to the Indian gamers collaborating in abroad T20 tournaments.

It’s to be famous that whereas international cricketers have been allowed by their respective nationwide cricket boards to play franchise leagues throughout the globe, the identical luxurious just isn’t loved by the gamers of the Indian males’s workforce as they solely play within the marquee Indian Premier League (IPL).

There appears to be an issue due to the format: CAB functionary

“There appears to be an issue due to the format, it seems that had it not been T20s, there wouldn’t be a problem,” a senior Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) functionary instructed ESPNcricinfo.

Coming again to the International T20 Namibia, Bengal had been anticipated to face off in opposition to the likes of Namibia, a consultant workforce from the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL)’s Lahore Qalandars and a South African home workforce. The four-team event was scheduled to happen from September 1 to 9 in Windhoek. Nevertheless, since Bengal have withdrawn from the competitors, the length of the occasion could be shortened.

Bengal was to be led by Abhimanyu Easwaran and different outstanding gamers named within the 16-member squad together with the likes of Akash Deep, Mukesh Kumar, Ishan Porel, Shahbaz Ahmed, Writtick Chatterjee, and many others. The squad was introduced by the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) on July 22.

Nonetheless, Namibia could be hoping to benefit from their alternatives on this event as they begin their preparations for the T20 World Cup 2022, which is slated to be held in over a few months’ time in Australia. That they had made the Tremendous 12 within the final version within the UAE.



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