Ottis Gibson urges Mashrafe Mortaza to retire from international cricket

Ottis Gibson urges Mashrafe Mortaza to retire from international cricket
Ottis Gibson urges Mashrafe Mortaza to retire from international cricket

Bangladesh bowling trainer Ottis Gibson has encouraged Mashrafe Mortaza to resign from worldwide cricket as he doesn’t see the bowler in lead trainer Russell Domingo’s arrangements for the 2023 World Cup. Mortaza, who ventured down from captaincy during Bangladesh’s last home arrangement, against Zimbabwe in February, hasn’t made any declarations about retirement regardless of being continually interrogated concerning it since December 2018.

Gibson, who joined Bangladesh in January this year, said that Domingo needs to take a gander at a few more youthful bowlers to manufacture a group in the following three years, which would mean looking past Mortaza. Gibson proposed that Mortaza, Bangladesh’s driving ODI wicket-taker, can prompt the youthful quick bowlers in an alternate limit.

“I think he has had an extraordinary global vocation,” Gibson told the Bengali day by day Prothom Alo on Monday. “He has done himself and his nation glad. With the following Scene Cup in 2023, any universal mentor will currently begin to manufacture a group. I am very certain that is the thing that Russell will think. So, he would need to see players like youthful Hasan Mahmud, [Mohammad] Saifuddin, Shafiul [Islam] and Ebadot [Hossain]. We haven’t seen Ebadot in white-ball cricket yet. There’s Taskin [Ahmed] and Khaled [Ahmed] gets fit once more. We have Hasan and [Mehedi Hasan] Rana. So, there’s a great deal of youthful cricketers in the nation.

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“I think on the off chance that Russell is presently attempting to manufacture a group for the future, at that point I don’t have the foggiest idea what part Mashrafe should play in that. Maybe now is his time, with all that is going on the planet, to proceed onward. He can discover different approaches to give his tremendous information and experience to the youthful folks. I don’t think he must be on the field to have the option to pass on what he has realized over his profession. He needs to discover different approaches to pass on that message.”

This is the first run through an instructing staff part has unequivocally asked Mortaza to resign from ODIs, the main configuration he plays at present. Mortaza is right now on 269 global wickets from 218 matches. In spite of his long nonappearances due to for the most part leg wounds in the initial 10 years of his vocation, he has just missed five ODIs over the most recent five years, two of them to over-rate suspension. Be that as it may, he just took one wicket in the 2019 World Cup, which brought into question his place in the group, despite his new job as an individual from parliament after the 2019 general decisions.


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