The BCB will even decide central contracts after the collection in opposition to West Indies and New Zealand
The BCB has finalised a specially-designed jersey for the Bangladesh workforce to commemorate the nation’s 50 years of independence this 12 months, even because the board introduced it might delay the announcement of central contracts until after the collection in opposition to West Indies and New Zealand. In line with cricket operations chairman Akram Khan, the jersey will probably be crimson and inexperienced in tune with the nation’s flag, and embody freedom fighters and the nationwide martyrs’ memorial, a historic nationwide monument in reminiscence of those that have been martyred for Bangladesh’s freedom within the 1971 warfare of independence.
Nationwide Martyrs’ Memorial, identified in Bangla because the Jatiyo Sriti Soudho, is Bangladesh’s nationwide monument, inbuilt reminiscence of the martyrs of 1971.
“To have fun fifty years of our independence, we now have designed a particular jersey,” Khan stated. “It’s inexperienced and crimson, from our nationwide flag. Now we have the celebration of our freedom fighters when victory was achieved in 1971, and we even have the Smrity Shoudho (nationwide martyrs’ memorial),” he stated.
The BCB will even decide the 2021 central contracts after the West Indies and New Zealand collection, based on Khan. He stated that the delay, until no less than March this 12 months, to call the record of cricketers is because of the lack of cricket in 2020 when Bangladesh performed solely 9 worldwide matches due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Yearly we take a look at performances earlier than making the centrally contracted cricketers’ record. I feel we are going to take a choice this time based mostly on the 2 upcoming collection, as a result of we’ve not seen many performances until now. The choice will probably be made after discussing with the board of administrators,” Khan stated.
Bangladesh go by the red-ball and white-ball contracts having established the contract system final 12 months. Seven cricketers together with Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim are in each contracts, whereas there are ten others who’re on a single crimson or white-ball contract. The BCB additionally raised the match charges in all three codecs, most importantly in Checks the place it noticed a 70% rise.
Akram additionally stated that the BCB is making an attempt to slot in as lots of their postponed collection from 2020 into an already busy 2021 schedule. “We do not have a lot time this 12 months, an essential one when our gamers will probably be very busy. After internet hosting West Indies, we go to New Zealand, after which Sri Lanka. We’re additionally making an attempt to play the postponed matches however time is of the essence for everybody this 12 months.”
Mohammad Isam is ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent. @isam84
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