A “patriotic” Mustafizur Rahman on Tuesday stated he’s keen to skip the upcoming Indian Premier League for nationwide responsibility and be obtainable for subsequent month’s Take a look at collection in opposition to Sri Lanka if picked within the squad.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has allowed its gamers, together with Mustafizur, to take part within the IPL although the profitable T20 league is more likely to conflict with their worldwide assignments.
However the left-arm pacer, who was picked up by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 1 crore, has determined to present priority to nationwide responsibility.
“I’ll do what BCB asks me to do. In the event that they hold me within the Take a look at squad (for the tour of Sri Lanka) then I’ll play Checks and in the event that they (BCB) do not hold me in Take a look at then they know what I ought to do,” Mustafizur advised reporters earlier than leaving for New Zealand.
“My first precedence is to play for my nation and if I’m picked within the Take a look at collection in opposition to Sri Lanka, I’ll naturally play. If I’m not picked then BCB will inform me that I’m not included. At that time, if I’m given NOC to play within the IPL then I’ll play however patriotism comes first for me.”
The BCB has already given NOC to all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who will end up for Kolkata Knight Riders within the upcoming IPL, and is awaiting for Mustafizur to use for permission.
The Take a look at collection in Sri Lanka will probably be adopted by a three-match ODI rubber in Could however the fixtures haven’t been finalised but.