File image of Rubel Hossain© AFP
Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain on Monday announced his retirement from Test cricket. On Facebook, he announced his retirement and said that he wanted to give young players a chance to represent Bangladesh. Hossain went to his Facebook account and wrote, “Assalam Alaikum. I want to inform you about something. I have officially submitted a letter to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and decided to retire from Test. cricket.”
“The longer version of cricket plays a big role in strengthening the route of the national team. I think our system will strengthen more if the young players have more opportunities. To give the players more opportunities. Younger players more opportunities in the red ball format, I have decided to retire from Test cricket,” he added.
Hossain launched the Test format in 2009 and represented Bangladesh in 27 Tests for 13 years. The bouncer has hit 36 shots in his Test career with a best of 5/166 – his only 5-stroke span.
“I was able to play 27 games for Bangladesh which is a big achievement for me. Those who have helped me along my journey with red ball cricket, I am grateful to all of them and I hope to receive it. your support in the coming days I may have retired from Test cricket but I believe I still have a lot to offer in ODI and T20I format for Bangladesh.
The Bangladeshi commentator said he will continue to play in Dhaka Premier League, Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) along with other white ball tournaments.
“I will continue to play in Dhaka Premier League (DPL), Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) along with other white ball leagues. Please pray for me that I can give you colorful dreams in formats. white ball,” he declared in conclusion.
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