Nazmul Hasan Papon, the President of Bangladesh Cricket Board, has said that from now onwards, they will take stern action against cricketers who will be involved in anti-social activities,
“We will have to be stricter. Mere fines does not really work. This time, we will go for suspension.”
“There will be no chance for these types of cricketers to be in the team once they would prove guilty. And the board authority will keep a sharp eye on them from now on”
His comments have come after the arrest of left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny, who was arrested by the local police for posting pictures of her known ones on social media.
Sunny was the third Bangladesh cricketer in past two years to be taken into custody after being involved in breaking laws of the country as ahead of him, Rubel Hossain and Shahadat Hossain were also arrested in similar kind of charges. With increasing cases of Bangladesh cricketers involved in anti-social activities, the apex board is seeking to take strict action against guilty players.
Sunny has played a total of 16 ODIs and 10 T20Is for Bangladesh has also been denied a bail by a court.
He was reported for suspect action during the 2016 T20 Word cup and again in the Bangladesh Premier League last year. He is currently playing domestic cricket to get a place back in the national team.