Fri. Sep 25th, 2020
India Today Web Desk

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has denied a NOC to left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman for IPL 2020, a BCB director mentioned on Friday.

Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman. (Twitter Photograph)


  • Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has denied a NOC to Mustafizur Rahman for IPL 2020
  • IPL franchise KKR had reportedly approached Rahman for IPL 2020
  • Mustafizur Rahman took twenty wickets for Bangladesh in ICC Globe Cup 2019

Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman was approached by the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises but will not be ready to participate in IPL 2020 as Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) denied him the No-Objection Certificate (NOC).

In accordance to reviews, IPL franchises Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders had approached Mustafizur for the approaching season in the UAE.

Australia pacer James Pattinson replaced Sri Lanka legend Lasith Malinga in the Mumbai Indians squad, but KKR is still to obtain a substitute for Harry Gurney.

BCB has mentioned that it refused the NOC due to the fact Bangladesh are set to tour Sri Lanka for a 3-match Check series scheduled to begin on October 24, at a time when IPL will be played in the UAE.

“Yes, he (Mustafizur) had an give from the IPL but we did not give him NOC as we have the Sri Lanka tour coming up,” BCB cricket operation chairman Akram Khan was quoted as saying by cricbuzz.

Rahman has not represented Bangladesh in Check matches due to the fact March 2019 but he took twenty wickets in the ICC Globe Cup 2019, soon after which he has only played ODIs and T20Is for Bangladesh.

Mustafizur, who was not aspect of IPL 2019, had final turned out for Mumbai Indians in 2018. Bangladesh pacer had snapped 7 wickets in 7 matches that season, at an common of 32.85 and an economic climate price of eight.36.

Mustafizur had returned from IPL 2018 with an damage, soon after which BCB president Nazmul Hassan had mentioned he will not be permitted any a lot more NOCs to participate in overseas leagues.

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