37-year old Abdur Razzak hopes to make national team comeback
Veteran Bangladesh spinner Abdur Razzak has not lost hope of returning to the national team yet. He’s been performing constantly wherever he gets the chance. Razzak thinks if he continues his good form, the selectors will consider him surely. But he also assures that he’s not playing for any milestone but for love and expects to continue the game for several more days.
Khulna Divison skipper Razzak made a brilliant performance in the fourth round of the National Cricket League (NCL) against Rangpur Division. In the first innings, he took 7 wickets for 69 runs. He was also the savior in the second inning. The 37-year old spinner played a big role in winning by taking 5 wickets for 71 runs. He can expect to return to the national team after this performance. But Razzak said different things.
Owner of 600 wickets in first class cricket, Abdur Razzak said, “I will not say that I am desperate for it. I’m actually enjoying playing. Since I’m in the game, why not take that opportunity if I ever get the chance? I enjoy playing the game so I’m continuing my career. Playing in national teams, getting opportunities, not getting in, all are in the hands of team management. It is entirely up to them how they think. I’m actually enjoying the game so I’m playing.”
Abdur Razzak had made a record of taking 600 wickets in first class cricket in Bangladesh. He’s the first ever bowler for Bangladesh to achieve this record. He touched the milestone in the recently concluded match against Rangpur Division. Razzak was also the first bowler to take 500 wickets in domestic cricket. The veteran star, who touched on this milestone in the 113th match of his career in January last year.