Nannu explains why Nasir is dropped from the squad
Bangladesh Cricket Board named 22 men preliminary squad of Bangladesh national cricket team for New Zealand tour, surprisingly Nasir Hossain one of the finest all-rounder of Bangladesh cricket team has dropped from this squad. In spite of he was in the squad, he missed lots of matches as he was not included in the playing XI in recent times. (নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ নাসিরকে বাদ দেয়ার কারণ জানালেন নির্বাচক)
However this time he is being dropped and remains stand by with squad of Bangladesh of New Zealand squad. After the announcement of Bangladesh squad of New Zealand squad, the chief selector Minhazul Abedin Nannu has expressed to bdnews24.com why Nasir Hossain is being dropped from the squad.
Minhazul Abedin Nannu explained Shuvagata better spinner than Nasir and said “There are several cricketers for a particular position. Mosaddek Hossain has become in the position of 6-7 no in ODI. Sabbir Rahman is playing well. Shuvagata is spinning the bowl better than Nasir.”
“There is Soumya, also. We are taking him as an all-rounder for New Zealand series. He can bowl and bat at the lower order. Overall we are not interested to take more cricketers for a particular position.”–he further added.
There no problems with the Mosaddek Hossain and Sabbir Rahman but many cricket fans arisen questions why Shuvagata Hom is being selected over Nasir Hossain. In the reply of this question Nannu again explained his observations.
“We are mainly giving priority Shuvagata Hom as a spinner. He is more useful in the longer version matches.”
At the same time he told some technical problem of batting of Nasir Hossain, “We are in doubt about Nasir Hossain’s batting in the condition like New Zealand. We saw that he is not good enough against pacers. On the contrary Soumya Sarkar plays extremely well in the bouncy wicket like the condition of New Zealand.”
It is to inform that Nazmul Hasan Shanto and Ebadat Hossain have been added in this 22 men squad for their development program. Without them rest of the 20 cricketers will be choosing for the series of New Zealand.
-Imran Hasan, Correspondent, bdcricteam.com