Bangla board lashes out at players over strike

The Tribune

The Tribune

Author 2019-10-23 10:29:00

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DHAKA

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has lashed out at the players who hatched a “conspiracy to destabilise the game in the country by striking”, but an international federation of players' associations came out in support of the action. The country's top players led by national captain Shakib Al Hasan went on strike yesterday, demanding better pay and conditions, putting the team's planned tour of India from Nov. 3 in doubt. BCB president Nazmul Hassan said the board was open to discussions, but he criticised the players and said the administrators would try to find out who instigated the strike. “This is shocking. I can't even imagine that our players can do something like this,” Hassan said. “We'll find who is behind this conspiracy,” he said.

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