Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hasan has refuted senior batter Tamim Iqbal’s claims that the board didn’t have a dialog relating to his future within the T20I format. The left-handed batter not too long ago claimed that he’s not sure of his T20I profession.
BCB chief has revealed that the left-handed batter had written a letter to the board a couple of months again, implying that he’s not prepared for the shortest format of worldwide cricket, regardless of the board members together with Nazmul making an attempt to persuade him. The 2022 T20 World Cup is scheduled to start out in October this 12 months and Bangladesh may use the companies of their veteran batter, particularly on the prime order.
Tamim Iqbal took a six-month break from T20Is in January
Tamim Iqbal had taken a six-month break on January 27. Nonetheless, the senior batter not too long ago took a jibe on the administration committee for not speaking to the batter relating to his future within the 20-over format. ‘Responding to the claims, Nazmul revealed that he referred to as the southpaw to his dwelling not less than 4 occasions to debate his future.
“It’s a complete lie (that now we have not spoken with him relating to his T20). I’ve referred to as him to my home and requested him (to play T20Is) not less than 4 occasions. Different members of the board additionally spoke with him and he stated that he is not going to play and now look what he’s saying,” stated BCB President Nazmul Hasan.
”He (Tamim) has given in writing that he is not going to play regardless of a number of makes an attempt being made to persuade him (to vary his thoughts). So, I don’t perceive the place the confusion is. What I need to say is that allow him say what he needs to say and later we are going to present (proof) what now we have in our palms. That six months is gone (and the letter will not be relating to it),” he added.
The BCB chief additionally added that he’ll more than pleased to incorporate Tamim Iqbal within the T20I squad. Speaking about his numbers in T20I format, he has performed 78 matches and scored 1758 runs.