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Mohammad IsamBangladesh correspondent, ESPNcricinfo
BCB president Nazmul Hassan has informedMushfiqur Rahimthat he modified into once contract-hump to slump to Pakistan for the one-off ODI and 2d Test in Karachi – the final leg of a three-allotment tour – in April, asserting that gamers must “beget in mind the country, and not about themselves”.
“We are looking ahead to that he would dart,” Hassan said at a press convention in Mirpur on Tuesday afternoon. “Not most gripping him, nonetheless each shriveled player must transfer. Players must beget in mind the country, and not staunch themselves. This is what I in my opinion genuinely feel.
“The country comes sooner than every thing else. All people must tackle it in mind. We are able to remind them that the shriveled gamers must play as they are informed, when chosen. It never occurred to me that one has to repeat them this, too.”
Mushfiqur had refused to slump with the remainder of the crew for the first two legs, asserting in January that hisfamily modified into once tremulousabout his security, nonetheless might maybe most likely also not beget a narrate within the matter anymore.
It’s quite of a alternate of stance on the allotment of Hassan, who had said sooner than the tour that gamers might maybe most likely also resolve whether to slump to Pakistan or not and that the board would respect the gamers’ decision.
“Let me narrate it simply: we also had fears about security, nonetheless now that we’ve played, and even any individual from his family has played [brother-in-law Mahmudullah], will the family most gripping mutter about him nonetheless not when something happens to Riyad,” Hassan said. “He must hear about Pakistan from Riyad or his other crew-mates.
“But watch, I cannot power someone to transfer to Pakistan, so he must surely dart if he has spoken to the others.”
The ODI is scheduled for April 3, with the Test starting on April 5. Pakistan hadwon the first Test, in Rawalpindi, by an innings and 44 runs.