Mushfiqur's Non-selection

Bangladesh Cricket Board has cleared Mushfiqur Rahim following a hearing on Friday (November 19), after the senior cricketer was issued a show-cause notice for breaching media protocol.

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Mushfiqur's Non-selection

Mushfiqur questioned his non-selection for the ongoing Pakistan T20I series recently, as he felt he was dropped instead of being 'rested' as was being projected by the board.

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Mushfiqur's Non-selection

Adding to the confusion, Bangladesh's T20I skipper Mahmudullah insisted before the three-match series opener against Pakistan that he was unaware about the reason for the exclusion of the senior member of the team.

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Mushfiqur's Non-selection

"We have spoken with Mushfiqur and sorted out everything," BCB cricket operation chairman Akram Khan told Cricbuzz after the hearing.

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Mushfiqur's Non-selection

"Mushfiqur is a very important player and probably there was some communication gap but I feel it's resolved now after the discussion," Akram added.

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Mushfiqur's Non-selection

Consequently, the wicketkeeper-bat will now link up with the Test specialists currently in Chattogram, training for the two-match Test series that follows.

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Mushfiqur's Non-selection

"He's on his way now to Chattogram to take part in the preparation camp that is designed with Test probables from tomorrow (Saturday)."

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Mushfiqur's Non-selection

Meanwhile, Bangladesh lost a thrilling low-scoring match against Pakistan, with Shadab Khan and Mohammad Nawaz providing the late fireworks to secure the victory.

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