Bangladesh Cricket News
Mortaza has made it clear that he does not want a one-off departure game against Zimbabwe in September. Ty Getty
BCB chief Najamul Hassan announced on Saturday (August 17th) that Mashrafe Mortaza once hung the Bangladesh Cricket Board about his future as he wants to think about his future two months more, BCB chief Najamul Hassan on Saturday (August 17th). ). The board was planning to host a one-off departure game against Zimbabwe for the One Day captain, but now the plans have been relaxed.
BCB recently announced that Bangladesh will host Afghanistan in a one-day test, followed by a triangular T-2 series involving Afghanistan and Zimbabwe in September. He was planning to host ODIs between the Test or Tri-series or both series and the board decided despite the huge financial task of having to cough up around 60 lakhs. [BDT] To cover rational and other costs.
Mortaza is no longer likely to get a farewell game in front of the home crowd as Bangladesh will play only their next ODI at home in June 2020. "We want to arrange a one-day match with Zimbabwe. We discussed with Mashrafe whether we should. And he thinks it's too early. Because our next ODI is on March. So he wants to make a decision now. No. He wants two months, so we have to wait two months because we don't have any. ”Hasan said,“ No one-day matches anymore.
"I'll tell you one thing [the farewell] Just don't worry about the board as the player has to think about it. It makes no sense if the player does not think that way. Because if a player thinks I'm not going to go and ax me by the side, then what's the benefit? We don't want that but you have to understand the mindset of our cricketers. Our job is to inform them and tell them that we want to do it well, but the decision is up to the player. If he can make that decision it is fine and if it is not then the board will take the decision. We want to give them a chance to finish everything on a perfect note but they have to make a decision. "
Mortaza's retirement plans have often been widespread as the form has dropped for this bowler. The veteran stressed that he would consider his future plans after returning to Bangladesh after the World Cup. An unexpected injury hit the Sri Lankan tour as he stopped looking after himself and his appearance after the devastating World Cup – where he took just one wicket from eight matches.
Mortaza's obscurity also hampered the BCB, which now needs to finalize the ODI captain, as Pace bowler was made captain until the end of the World Cup.