Cricbuzz prediction: BCB to introduce ‘six-month review clause’ in major contracts

The Bangladesh Cricket Board plans to introduce a ‘six-month review’ clause in players’ core contracts this year.

While the national selection body recently recommended that the board review contracted players every six months to check on players’ progress, BCB Cricket Operations Chairman Jalal Yunus told Cricbuzz on Monday that the clause and approval will be given at the next board meeting.

“Yes, we will have a six-month review of central contract cricketers. From now on, we hope that young people will evaluate the central contract and act accordingly,” Jalal said.

“While it has not yet been decided whether or not contracts will be terminated if someone underperforms, above all this initiative will work to create an atmosphere of competition among the cricketers who receive core contracts. It is

BCB officials feel many on the board are more effective, so they can include a waiver provision in the clause while approving the proposal. BCB chief selector Minhajul Abedin added that the introduction of the review clause does not mean that the length of domestic contracts will be less than a year.

“It [the six-month review] will naturally prevent anyone from taking over, but that doesn’t mean the central contract list will change every six months,” Minhajul said. told Cricbuzz.

“Perhaps this initiative is likely to keep everyone on their toes, given that if they underperform or underperform for six months, they will have fingers pointed at them,” he added. .

His list of BCB Intensive Contract Cricketers for 2023 will be published after a Board meeting seeking the approvals required for BCB Cricket Operations to introduce the new Intensive Contract Cricketers Act. Cricbuzz learned that while Mahedi Hassan’s fate was at stake, Mohammad He Naim, Shadman Islam, and Mahmudul Hassan He Joy failed to make the cut. New players on the block, Zakir Hasan and Hasan Mahmud, are likely to get contracts.

It is understood that the BCB plans to cut his 21-man list, which was in effect last year, to either his 18 or his 19, and that is how the board will put Mahmudula on the list. depends a lot on Mahmudullah has already retired from Test his cricket and after being left out of his squad for the final ICC T20 World Cup his T20I future looks very bleak. A new category called “Only ODIs” could include his Mahmudullah.

BCB appoints Julian Karefet as Director of Rehabilitation Center

Meanwhile, an official with the Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Monday it had appointed Julian Khalefat, a former national physiotherapist, as director of the rehabilitation centre. Khalefat joined the Bangladesh team as a physiotherapist in 2019 but decided to resign in November 2021 due to family reasons.

BCB President Nazmul Hasan had previously announced plans to oversee a rehabilitation program for injured cricketers and open a rehabilitation center to help them recover from their injuries, and Karefet’s appointment is the first step in this direction. It’s a walk.

“We (BCB) have appointed Julian as head of a rehabilitation center that we will open to ensure a smooth recovery for injured cricketers,” Jalal said.

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