Shakib starts training under coach Salauddin
Shakib Al Hasan has started his individual practice session under the surveillance of country best coach Mohammad Salauddin. Shakib, who is waiting to return to cricket from October 29, is preparing himself with this following practice. After his imposed ban is over , he will join the team in Sri Lanka to play Test series.
The ICC had imposed a one year ban on Shakib for violating ICC’s anti corruption code of conduct. Therefore, The Bangladesh all-rounder will not be able to work under the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) during the ban accronding to ICC. Besides, if he has to take any preparation , the practice has to be done on individual initiative.
As Shakib won’t be able to take part in any session under BCB , therefore he will at his childhood school Bangladesh Sports Education Institute (BKSP) to prepare him intensely. Shakib started his pre-scheduled practice on Saturday (September 5).
According to sources, Shakib’s first day practice at BKSP under the surveillance of coach Salauddin was limited to fitness training. Shakib started practicing with Salauddin at 7 in the morning. The all rounder has asked Salauddin to come up with a one-week practice plan for now. The practice will continue accordingly till the tour of Sri Lanka.
The Bangladesh cricket board has strictly prohibited for any journalist or media to interfere Shakibs training under his tenure of ban ends. Coach Salauddin also has an objection to publishing pictures or videos of the practice. So Shakib’s ‘intensive practice’ will continue while protecting privacy. Shakib, who has made the world drunk with bat and ball, is getting world class facilities in BKSP. As long as the practice continues, Shakib will stay at BKSP’s VIP Rest House Madhumita.