BCB’s door closed for Javed Omar for suspicious activity
Former Bangladesh opener Javed Omar Belim has been asked by the International Cricket Council (ICC), the highest governing body of cricket, not to take up any post in the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) in the future.
He has been accused of passing on team information. A source at the BCB confirmed the matter on Monday (April 20), citing cricket-based news portal Cricbuzz.
The BCB has appointed Javed Omar as manager in the last two series of Bangladesh women’s team. And in this year’s Women’s T20 World Cup, the ICC has revealed suspicious activity against him in connection with the passing on team information. But ICC did not take any legal action against him as he was a former Bangladesh cricketer.
A BCB official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said:
“Yes, the ICC has informed us about the matter and we have decided not to include him in any future events. Honestly, it’s very disappointing.”
It is comprehended that Omar’s movements were under steady investigation by the ICC authorities and in the wake of social affair enough proof against him, the board encouraged the BCB to reject him.
Javed Omar has played 40 Tests and 59 ODIs for the Bangladesh national cricket team.