Media Release : Shakib Al Hasan receives three-match suspension for Code of Conduct breach

                    Allrounder found guilty on two counts of Level 3 offence

Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited’s Shakib Al Hasan has been suspended for three matches of the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League 2019-20 and also fined BDT 5 lac for breach of the BCB Code of Conduct. The allrounder was reported for two counts of misconduct during a match against Abahani Limited on 11 June 2021 at the SBNCS, Dhaka.

Shakib was found guilty of conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game after showing aggressive behaviour towards the umpire on the last ball of the fifth over of the Abahani innings which constitutes to a Level 3 (2.2) Offense. The player was also penalised for a second Level 3 breach for bringing the game into disrepute through use of offensive language and reckless conduct with the umpires after the fifth ball of the sixth over of the innings.

The player accepted the sanctions and as such no formal hearing was required.

The breaches were reported by on-field umpires Imran Parvez and Mahfuzur Rahman and 3rd Umpire Shorab Hossain. The penalty was imposed by Match Referee Morshedul Alam Chowdhury.


Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis Chairman Kazi Inam Ahmed: “A committee has been formed at the instruction of the BCB President which will meet with captains and officials of the clubs participating in the Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League 2019-20. This committee will speak to the concerned players and officials and will report back to the Board in its upcoming meeting any observations or concerns regarding the league.”

The committee members are BCB Directors Mohammed Jalal Yunus, Naimur Rahman Durjoy, MP, Kazi Inam Ahmed, Sheikh Sohel, BCB CEO Nizam Uddin Chowdhury and BCB Chief Match Referee ASM Roquibul Hassan.