Did Shakib Al Hassan forget to be in the official World Cup photo session? In spite of being present in Mirpur, Shakib was absent in the official photograph for the sake upcoming biggest tournament.
Last official practice at home
Accordingly, Shakib Al Hasan had arrived in Dhaka on Sunday and had come to the Shere Bangla National Stadium to report to the team management. However, he left before the team gathered for the photo on the outfield. BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon thinks that he came to know Shakib knew about the team’s schedule on what was officially the final day of training in Dhaka.
Before the team’s departure for Dublin to play a tri-series against Ireland and West Indies, on May 1. And with the players getting Tuesday off, the BCB had crammed all their programmes, including the captain’s press conference, team lunch with the president and directors, the photo sessions and other commercial-related work for Monday.
Nazmul Hassan Papon asserted it as disappointing
BCB president, Nazmul Hassan Papon asserted it as disappointing, “It is disappointing, what else can I say? It was the team’s photo session. I came and asked about him. I didn’t know he had arrived last night. Then I called him, and he said he is going to come to my house at night.
Then elaborated also, “I said to him to come to the ground. He said I have already left. I asked everyone here, and they said Shakib was informed of the photo session. He didn’t turn up for training but we hoped for his presence in the photo session. But he wasn’t here.”
The team becomes used to it, “I think the rest of the team is used to it. What else can I say? I think it is his misfortune that he couldn’t be in the team photo before the team leaves for the World Cup. There’s no question about [giving him too much leeway]. The team is leaving the day after tomorrow, so we don’t want to talk too much about it. But it is definitely disappointing.”
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Therefore, Did Shakib Al Hassan forget to be in the official World Cup photo session? Being absent Shakib Al Hassan indicated the relation between him and the board as well.