Shakib Al Hasan offered all-format central contract by BCB- Report

Ace Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is amongst the five national players who have been reportedly offered all-format central contracts by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

According to ESPNcricinfo, the BCB offered the multi-format contracts to Shakib, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, Taskin Ahmed, and Shoriful Islam for the 2021-2022 season.

While Tamim Iqbal has been given the central contracts for Tests and ODIs only, Mahmudullah was handed an ODI and T20I contract, as the BCB has recently changed the policy from the red-ball and white-ball contracts to a more format-specific contract for the Bangladesh players.

Tamim, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam are the three players who have been given both Tests and ODIs contracts, while Mahmudullah, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Afif Hossain have been handed ODI and T20I contracts by the BCB.

Here’s BCB contracted players’ list:

Tests, ODIs, T20Is: Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam

Tests and ODIs: Tamim Iqbal, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam

ODI and T20Is: Mahmudullah, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Afif Hossain

Only Tests: Mominul Haque, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Abu Jayed, Shadman Islam, Saif Hassan, Ebadat Hossain

Only T20Is: Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Naim, Mahedi Hasan, Nurul Hasan, Nasum Ahmed, Shamim Hossain