Muktar granted NOC for T-10 league

DHAKA — The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has granted pace bowling all-rounder Muktar Ali the NOC (No Objection Certificate) to play the upcoming T-10 league in Abu Dhabi in UAE.

Another player Nasir Hossain will apply for NOC very soon as he also got a team in the league.

A total of six Bangladeshi players were drafted to play the tournament but four players—Mosaddek Hossain Saikat, Afif Hossain, Mahedi Hasan and Taskin Ahmed had to skip the tournament after they were included in the preliminary squad for the upcoming home series against West Indies.

The players’ draft of T-10 was held on December 23.

Maratha Arabians had included Taskin Ahmed, Mosaddek Hossain Saikat and Pacer Muktar Ali in the team. The Bengal Tigers have picked two young spin all-rounders in Afif Hossain and Sheikh Mahedi Hasan. The Pune Devils have taken Nasir Hossain, who has been out of cricket for a long time.

Nasir however expected to get the NOC.

“I am fully fit to play cricket and will very soon apply for the NOC. Hopefully the BCB will give me the permission,” Nasir said here today.

The T-10 League will kick off on January 26, 2021 in Abu Dhabi with the final on February 8.BSS