In the 19th edition of NCL, during Rajshahi-Dhaka Metro’s match in the last round of tier 2, Sabbir assaulted a fan inside the stadium after the fan teased Sabbir with some words. Afterwards, Sabbir also misconducted with the match referee. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ আরও দুসংবাদ অপেক্ষা করছে সাব্বিরের!]
In the first day of the new, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced the punishment of Sabbir. He has been stripped of the national contract, fined Tk 20 lakh and banned from domestic cricket for six months.
BCB President Nazmul Hasan Papon announced it today in the press conference. He said: “Our discipline committee has already take the decision about Sabbir. The hearing has been done, we have got report from the match referee too. Sabbir will not be in our national contract anymore. He is also fined Tk 20 lakh. He can’t also play in domestic cricket for 6 months. That means, he can’t play in the premier league too. Therefore, he will face a big financial crisis.”
The President also said that there is no chance of minimizing the punishment, but on the other hand, has a possibility of increasing the punishment: “We are still not saying that it is our final decision. The proposal just came today. The discipline committee also mentioned that this is the last chance for Sabbir. We will finalize our decision in the board meeting. There is no chance of minimizing the above mentioned penalties. There is no doubt that he has to face this punishments. The board will announce if the punishments gets increased.”