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Mushfiqur Rahim refuses to tour Pakistan for T20Is and Tests

Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has refused to tour Pakistan for both T20I and Test series.

Mushfiqur informed the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) about his decision when the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nazimuddin Chowdhury asked for the players’ consent for the Pakistan tour.

Bangladesh are scheduled to tour Pakistan for three T20Is and two Tests later this month.

Earlier, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) confirmed to play the T20I series in Pakistan but still looked hesitant to send it’s men’s team for the Test series.

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Later Nazimuddin Chowdhury, the BCB CEO, said,” If our senior players refused to tour Pakistan for the T20I series, then we will have another thought on sending the team for the shorter version as well.”

Nazimuddin, who has never been shy of taking U-turns from his statements, has put the tour in doubt.
Mushfiqur Rahim’s refusal came after the BCB officials said that several senior players were

unwilling to travel Pakistan due to security concerns.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president also said that he was not in a happy mood regarding Pakistan tour.


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