Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for 2 years after he was present in breach of the Anti-Corruption Code. Shakib was discovered responsible of failing to report approaches from a number of bookies in 2018 and ICC introduced the ban on October 29 last year. He will now grow to be eligible to play international cricket on October 29, 2020. Shakib lately opened up on his ban and said that he’s focussing on making a powerful comeback to the nationwide team .
The former Bangladesh all-rounder repeated that individuals are bound to make errors of their life and the important factor for him now’s to rectify these errors.
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“You have to be honest. You just can’t lie to the people and pretend different things. Whatever happened has happened. People are bound to make mistakes. You are not 100%. The important thing is how well you can comeback from those mistakes. You can tell other people not to make those mistakes. Tell them the path so that they never take those paths,” Shakib instructed Deep Dasgupta in a videocast hosted by ESPNcricinfo.
The 33-year-old all-rounder then recalled the time when he was made the captain of the nationwide facet when he was solely 21. He had points with the board chief whereas additionally having a frosty relationship with the selectors. He accepted he was at fault for a few of these errors however in some he was misunderstood. But things have modified for him because the time he acquired married.
“I think [it’s] combination of both [controversy following him, and vice versa]. I got the responsibility so early in my career, I was bound to make mistakes. I was captain when I was 21. I made a lot of mistakes, and there are so many things that people think about me. Now I realise that it was my fault in some areas, and in some I was misunderstood. But I get it completely. It is part and parcel in the subcontinent,” Hasan said.
“Of course I will try to minimise [my mistakes] as much as I can, but by the time I got married, and now I have two kids, I understand the game and life better. It has made me a calmer person than I was in my twenties. I have changed quite a lot. People won’t see me doing a lot of mistakes now. My two daughters changed my life completely,” he added.